This is how people are taught to approach work when there is no clear priority – clear away the easy things, the low-hanging fruit, and then the rest of it looks easier. Less daunting.
If your meeting takes too long, then the efficiency of each team could drop, raising the costs associated with holding the meeting. You also don’t want to unduly bore your employees. You wouldn’t be the cool boss if you did that.
We want to make sure that we have plenty of time for conversations and time planned for internal company exchanges at clients’ businesses. We need to be able to send data out and get data back from the client and account for this time in our projections. Without time budgeted for this, you won’t be able to manage the project well, and things will start to fall apart!
Scope creep is an uncontrolled growth in the scope of a project. This happens because of an unclear initial scope of work which is then added to with a lack of checks and balances in project management processes.
A Scope of Work or SOW for a website, web-app, mobile-app, application, or software-as-a-service (SaaS) has a few specific aspects which we’re coving in today’s article. These are the: Contract Creative brief Information architecture (IA) Project flows or wireframes Project plan The Contract The contract questions such as: Who’s paying for what? What are the […]
When you’re running a digital agency, the things people look at are things like: Project profitability Project revenue The number of deadlines you made The number of deadlines you missed Lag measures are things you can no longer impact when you’re measureing them. These are things that are all lag measures. That means that you’re […]
Unresponsive Clients In Digital Agencies We had a project manager on our team about a month ago that said, “Hey, I’ve been sending this client emails over and over and over again, and I’m getting frustrated because he’s not getting back to me, his project is getting off track, and it’s not working.” And so […]
If you’re investing in a company like this, you NEED to understand what is happening and how it is happening. When investing in a SaaS system, you don’t need to look at things from a code level, but you need to have the ability to tell if the people working on the project have a […]
In 2016 alone we had three ongoing projects who were quite successful, but the initial project managers that we were working with left and new product owners were assigned to work with us accordingly. One of the transitions was even more successful than before, but the other two started out rough, and required a lot […]
We’ve all had those customers; you know the ones. The ones who come at you fists raised, steam blowing from their ears, and ready to fight you tooth and nail on everything they think is wrong with your company or product. Whether you’re handling customer requests, complaints, or general inquiries, customer support can be stressful […]