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Project Management Tools for Digital Agencies

I haven’t met a project manager yet who has found the perfect project management tool. They’re generally working with two or three systems, as one size rarely fits all. So is there one tool out there that does the job for digital agencies? The answer is…it depends on the task. Do you need to create a project plan or track or as a collaboration/communications tool? What’s the size of your agency and how many people will use it? While you can’t beat trust old Excel for simplicity, here are some common tools rated highly by local agencies (note that license and set up ...

Client perspective: Interview with UTS’s Peter Moloney

What's your day job?  I'm a senior project manager based within the IT division of the University of Technology, Sydney. I work on projects in the university's IT capital management portfolio.   How did you get started in digital? My start was in information science. My first job was as a research assistant on a project mapping the killing fields of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. We were using GPS technology to map sites and generate interactive maps.   What’s your current favourite book, website, blog or source of inspiration on project management? Don't really have one. I often refer to PM standard manuals at the university.   What ...

Interview with Grant Klein, Boomworks

What's your day job? As Co-founder and Managing Director of Boomworks I work closely with our management team to make sure the company continues to deliver on the promise we make to everyone that works with us – staff and clients. The more invigorating side to the equation  is talking about the work and sharing some of the great things we do with new clients.  Reading legal documents tends to fall on the less exciting side but is equally critical to the business. That said, if the coffee machine breaks down, that tends to take priority!   What type of projects does ...

Interview with Adam Good, Director of Digital Media and Content at Telstra Media

What's your day job? Director of Digital Media and Content at Telstra Media. The position is accountable for a suite of products in entertainment, news, sports, lifestyle and personalisation that are delivered across four digital screen platforms mobile, web, tablet and IPTV.   What type of projects does your company work on – how long do they run? Telstra Media was established to manage all of Telstra Corporation's end-to-end media capabilities. The portfolio includes: 50% ownership of FOXTEL Pay TV business, award winning IPTV platform the T-Box, BigPond web and mobile portal properties, BigPond TV, BigPond Movies, Sensis directory business including Yellow, AFL.com.au, ...