Brett Harned

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Brett Harned is a digital project management consultant, coach, and community advocate from Philadelphia, PA. His work focuses on solving issues that are important to organizations who want to produce quality digital projects in harmony. He loves to build processes and communication tactics that work not only for projects, but for the people involved in them. Most recently, he has worked with Navy Federal Credit Union, TeamGantt, Simple, and a number of digital agencies.

Brett began blogging about his adventures in project management at when he realized that there was a void in the industry for people in the digital PM role. Since, he has had the privilege to speak at various events internationally and has written for widely-read industry websites and publications. He also founded and curates the Digital PM Summit, which is approaching its sixh year.

Brett’s first book Project Management for Humans was published by Rosenfeld Media in July, 2017.

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The Complete Guide to Estimating & Planning Digital Projects

Whether you're new to digital project management or you're a veteran with a pro team, estimating and planning projects can be extraordinarily difficult. Never mind estimating and planning when your process is constantly changing...that can add a whole new level of confusion. That's why we need a complete guide to getting these critical DPM deliverables right. In this session, Brett will present simple ways to break down complex projects or opportunities and work through some interactive exercises to help you understand the level of effort and time needed to complete any project.

In this session you'll:

  • Define your project methodology (even if it's not strict Waterfall or Agile)
  • Find ways to create estimates for any type of project, using any methodology (or combination of methodologies)
  • Learn best practices for planning projects
  • Gain tips and tactics for estimating and planning your projects collaboratively with your team