Sometimes a little too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. An overabundance of motivation can lead to stress, fatigue, and burnout. According to the Harvard Business Review, the majority of managers now spend over 85% of their work time checking emails, checking up on meetings, connecting with people over the phone, and checking their phones for important, work-related updates. This is a staggering 50% jump in just a decade’s time. Clearly, we need better ways to manage time.
As a project manager that specializes in digital software products, I will let you in on a secret about a new role, a new type of person that is emerging in the ranks—and it’s all good news for your project. This particular role actually inspired this series of articles about new roles that were emerging in the project life cycle due to digital disruption. The previous articles in this series are: The Servant Leader, Team Doctor, Technically-Comfortable Agile Project Manager The Connected, Inspired, Hands-on Project Sponsor – Leading the Digital Charge The Emergence of the Elusive Digital Unicorn As a project sponsor or agile project manager, you should definitely be on the lookout for this person, because if you can find them and secure them for your team, you will have given yourself a much-needed advantage in ensuring you ship a quality product. The person is the new type of QA engineer.
Making an ECM implementation successful requires planning and attention to detail. The best way to create the right solution is to identify organizational goals and priorities. Learn how to manage a successful implementation in our free guide.
Agile project management is an effective way to manage complex projects. Why is agile so well-suited for long, complicated projects? The agile mentality underscores the importance of communication, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
We have a number of important sessions planned for the AIIM Conference coming to San Diego on March 26-28. I spoke with Carah Koch, the Director of Enterprise Content Management for the Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities, about her session IIM Project Management and Self-Preservation: Why Successful Projects Are Not About You, and asked her to give us a short preview of what to expect.
“Ideas are a commodity. Execution of them is not”-Michael Dell. In our series, we have been looking at this digital age and how technology is changing the roles and functions of traditional project positions and causing them to evolve into the positions that they were always supposed to be.
Interviewing full stack developers can be a difficult job. As an interviewer, you’ll need to assess personality, technical proficiency, and work ethic all at once. While you may have rounds of interviews to accomplish this, it’s best to establish as much as you can within the first interview. How do you accomplish this for a technical interview? How do you interview full-stack developers effectively? There are plenty of ways to conduct an interview successfully, so there’s not one single format that’s guaranteed to work or fail one hundred percent of the time. However, there are some tips and tricks you can employ to ensure your full stack developer interview goes as smoothly as possible.