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Advice That Will Change the Trajectory of Your DPM Career

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Advice That Will Change the Trajectory of Your DPM Career

Solid advice is something that can help you no matter where you are in your career. At the Digital PM Summit, you’ll have the opportunity to speak to fellow attendees and speakers, gaining real-world advice to change the way you approach your work and career. See what words of wisdom our speakers have to offer, and share your own advice as well.

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Tips for Project Managing a Native App Build

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Tips for Project Managing a Native App Build

As a digital project manager at Viget, Ryan Schaefer has led a variety of projects including custom CMS builds, conversion analytics sprints, iterative design systems and native app design and development. In this guest post, he shares tips for successfully managing a native app build. Read on for insights, and catch his session at the 2019 Digital PM Summit in Orlando, this October 21–22, for a better understanding of best practices, responsibilities and core duties.

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5 Ways to Invest in Your Project Managers

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5 Ways to Invest in Your Project Managers

Project management is probably one of the more difficult roles in this industry to define. Which can make it equally tough to determine a career development plan or support strategy for the DPMs in your organization. Lina Calin, Project Manager at Sparkbox and a Digital PM Summit speaker/alum, has some ideas to help. In this guest post, she shares five ways to invest in your DPMs to boost your team, organization and bottom line.

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10 Little Things Effective Leaders Get Right

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10 Little Things Effective Leaders Get Right

The little things seem so basic, yet they’re vital to the success of our projects, teams and organizations. Looking forward to this year’s Digital PM Summit, we were reminded of a thought-provoking session delivered by Sam Barnes, Senior Development Manager at Marks and Spence. As Sam illustrated, the little things make all the difference. Here are 10 basics that every effective leader gets right.

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Jenna Trunzo: Be Soft. Be Unapologetic. Be BIG.

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Jenna Trunzo: Be Soft. Be Unapologetic. Be BIG.

“As PMs, we are downplaying our soft skills and stifling our personalities. It’s time to take up space.” Jenna Trunzo, Globant project manager and a speaker at this year’s Digital PM Summit, shares her story of becoming a project manager by accident, embracing personality over process and protocol and five BIG tricks to get better at your job without feeling like you’re two different people in and out of work.

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The 2019 Digital PM Summit Agenda is Here

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The 2019 Digital PM Summit Agenda is Here

After months of review and scouting game-changing speakers and content, we’re excited to release this year’s agenda. With workshops, keynotes, presentations, breakout discussions, interactive sessions, lightning talks, networking and more, this year’s summit offers inspiration, actionable tactics and hands-on learning to help DPMs working at both agencies and in-house teams. So what can you expect to gain by joining us in October? Let’s walk through six DPM truths and some can’t-miss sessions from the agenda.

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How to Optimize Your Agency's Process

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How to Optimize Your Agency's Process

Are you experiencing missed expectations, poor communication, missed deliveries or worse yet, unhappy clients? If that’s the case, you’re probably losing profit and team morale is running low. But worry not, you can fix that! Brett Harned will show you how, as he walks through project process from sales to delivery. Founder of the Digital PM Summit, Director of Education at TeamGantt and author of Project Management for Humans, Brett shares real-world advice gained from wrangling projects and working with many different organizations of all shapes and sizes.

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Agile Software Development & JIRA with David Harned

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Agile Software Development & JIRA with David Harned

In digital project management, there’s no shortage of ways to go about organizing your teams, priorities and projects, and just as many tools to help you do it. Jira is becoming increasingly popular as DPMs discover its flexibility, usefulness and reporting capabilities. David Harned, Director, PMO at Monotype, is a leading Agile thinker who wrote the book on Jira—literally. Looking forward to his DPM Summit session, we caught up with David to learn more about his background and the content of his session, “Managing Internal Projects & Agile Teams using JIRA.”

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