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Staying Organised as an Agency Project Manager

February 9th, 2013 by Richard Stowey

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A project manager has the job of keeping multiple projects organised so that they run on time, on budget and to an agreed deadline. Harder than keeping one project on track is keeping an understanding of all projects which are in progress or upcoming at any one time. Here are some tools and methods which I use at different levels, in order to manage projects:

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Employee Driven Company Culture #producttank

November 1st, 2012 by Richard Stowey

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ProductTank generally delivers top quality meetups about Product Management. The October meetup didn’t fail to deliver on it’s history with three speakers on company culture, behavior and team work.

The three speakers included Barry O’Reilly, Dharmesh Raithatha and Will McInnes. Each had their own view on company culture and motivation within and their own personal take on it.

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Effective Web Content Management

December 8th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

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During my web experience I have worked with content in a number of different ways. Agency to client, client to client or simply creating content for and by myself (both the best and worst idea!!). There are so many different approaches to content management in it’s simplest form, that I wanted to document some of my thoughts on how to make content management run smoothly.

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Online Project and Web Tools for Efficient Work

November 28th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

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Daily working life is far more complicated than ever before with many simultaneous projects and work going on all at the same time. Thankfully there are a couple of online project and work web tools which can be used to enhance your productiveness, increase efficiency and help tackle daily workload.

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Agile Product Management Meetup at ProductTank

November 13th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

ProductTank - Agile Product Management

Agile Product Management was the subject for October’s ProductTank, with talks from Roman Pichler, Harvey Wheaton and Tom Loosemore. Agile management is an iterative method of determining requirements for projects in a highly flexible and interactive manner, and on client side projects working to budgetary requirements, rather than fixed scopes and specifications, it is being adopted by many organisations.

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North Kingdom Digital Monarchy – D&AD President’s Lecture at Institute of Education, London

May 25th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

North Kingdom FUCK rule

I recently had the chance to see North Kingdom as part of a D&AD Presidents Lecture in London. Hosted by Sanky from AllofUs, the event allowed two of North Kingdom to spread the word about their creative practice.

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Information Architecture Starts at Home

March 7th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

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At it’s highest level, Information Architecture is described by Wikipedia as the art of expressing a model or concept of information. In laymans terms, and within my day-to-day work as a Digital Project Manager, it is methods of organising and labelling websites and applications.

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Project Management in Digital Media

February 5th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

I found this slideshare recently on project management in digital media. Quite interesting to browse through, and a good introduction to digital project management. Make sure you take a look at the full screen version for the best view.

Categories: Project Management

Content Strategy for the Web by Kristina Halvorson – Book Review

January 29th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

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Content is highly important during website design and development. As a Digital Project Manager, it’s important to know how to get the most out of it. Content Strategy for the Web by Kristina Halvorson covers pretty much everything.

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Digital Project Managers London Meetup #2

December 9th, 2010 by Richard Stowey

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Ive just started planning the second Digital Project Managers London Meetup. The next one is on the 26th January 2011.

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