The Complete Guide to Managing Digital Projects
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The Complete Guide to Managing Digital Projects

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Everything you need to know to successfully finish projects, get paid, and make your clients happy - all in one place. It includes:

- Working with Clients - manage proposals and project requirements so clients always get what they need.

- Project Management - find out how to plan projects and then monitor progress using agile techniques.

- Getting Things Done - learn how great teams collaborate, track time, and invoice their work.

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Aleksandar Olic
Aleksandar Olic

Content writer. Areas of speciality include: software development, project management, UX/UI design, and digital marketing.

Table of Contents

Chapter 001: Client Proposal

Client Screening

Giving an Estimate

Tips & Tricks

Chapter 002: Kickoff Meeting

Before for the Meeting

Starting the the Kickoff Meeting

Agreeing on the Process

Defining the Project Scope

Chapter 003: Finance & Legal

When and How You’ll Get Paid

Covering All Bases With a Contract

Preparing for the Worst Case Scenario

Chapter 004: Being Agile

Modern vs Classical Project Management

How Agile Helps Digital Projects

Chapter 005: Project Manager

How Joe the Developer Perceives the Role

Pixar Case Study

The Many Roles of a Project Manager

Re-Earning Cred Each Day

Chapter 006: Project Planning

Where to Begin Organizing 1,000 Tasks?

Work Breakdown: Planning the "What"

Project Timeline: Planning the "When"

Task Assignment: Planning the "Who"

Automate Planning

Chapter 007: Project Monitoring

Watching Out for Bottlenecks

Controlling Quality

Working With People

Staying on Top of Projects

What to Do When Life Happens

Chapter 008: Team Collaboration

Keeping Everyone in the Loop 

Why Misunderstandings Happen

How Not to Sound Like an Arrogant Jerk

How to Collaborate With Your Team

How Teams Form

The Magic Formula for Good Teams

How Can Developers Collaborate Better

Why Developers and Designers Hate Meetings 

Collaboration Myths

Chapter 009: Client Collaboration

The Client Collaboration Process Is Broken

Types of Clients

Involving Clients From the Start 

Dealing With Non-Collaborative Clients

Keeping Clients Updated

Dealing With Change

Presenting Work

Chapter 010: Time Tracking

Hourly Rates vs Flat Fees

How to Track Time

Estimating Work

Time Cheating

Being Too Efficient

Chapter 011: Billing Work

How to Manage Invoices

Special Invoicing Items

Keeping an Eye on the Budget

Chapter 012: Beyond Projects

Why Businesses Fall Apart

The Three Elements of Strong Businesses

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