Kathryn is a Senior Digital Project Manager at Orases, a custom web development company located in Maryland. Orases is a growing agency that works with clients in a variety of industries to help them improve inefficiencies, workflows and business processes through software.
Having worked at Orases for more than eight years, Kathryn has learned the ins and outs of running projects in a fast-paced digital environment. She graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park and is a certified project management professional (PMP)® and a certified scrum master (CSM)®.
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Driving to a Schedule & Minimizing Accidents Along the Way
We've all been there…your project is under a very tight deadline and you, as the DPM, are responsible for hitting that schedule. How do you keep your stakeholders and team accountable? How do you motivate your team? How do you stay within budget? These are just a few of the tough questions we ask ourselves on every project, and they become critical when you are driving a project to a unbudging, tight schedule.
This presentation will give you tangible takeaways that can improve any project, especially those that are under intense schedule pressure.
At the end of this presentation, you will:
Have tips to hold your stakeholders and team to deadlines
Learn communication strategies to increase transparency in key decisions
Be able to identify signs that your project is going “off the road” earlier
Take away some of the “fear” that comes with tight timelines