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Justin Emond
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Pro Web Project Management is a collection of hard-won lessons the authors have learned managing modern web projects with small and medium budgets in a consulting environment. This isnt a book about project management theory. Pro Web Project Management tells how to create real deliverables, get answers from indecisive clients, manage wayward programmers, and use checklists to wow clients. This book is made up of real examples, real lessons, real documents, and real tips woven together into a ste...
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In this book, we make reference to various phases in the life of a project. These are the project phases and elements that are common to many, if not most, web development projects. The tips and techniques we offer are relevant to many phases in the project life cycle. For example, the section on how to run a meeting effectively will serve you well through your project, and perhaps even beyond your web project experience.
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By now you should have a signed scope of work with the client and be ready to actually start the project. Where to begin? That’s easy: discovery. Discovery is a vital first step in your project. In discovery, you turn the vague feature outlines in the proposal into detailed, actionable lists of features that will be built.
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Mary is a public relations manager for a nonprofit agency. She is charged with redesigning the organization’s web site and integrating it with a new financial system the organization is implementing. Although Mary does not have any experience with web site development, she is a regular user of email and sometimes reads popular news web sites and makes online purchases. Mary writes down all the things she wants the new web site to do and then asks her friends for recommendations for consultants a...
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Todd is the IT manager for a department of 150 people within a Fortune 1,000 company. Like many IT managers, Todd feels that he and his five-member team are overworked, underappreciated, and underpaid, all of which might well be true. Todd is responsible for all IT purchases and projects in his department.
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Cathy is a programmer for a five-person web development firm. She enjoys her work, although she feels that often there is too little time allocated for her to complete her work.
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Meetings matter. Your participation in meetings is often the most visible aspect of your role as a project manager. Your ability to manage meetings and use them to your advantage will make a tremendous difference in the success of the project.
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Jack is a web developer for a ten-person consulting firm. Although he has no formal training in computer science, he has 5 years of development experience with a range of open source tools and is passionate about his work. Jack is tasked with building a new web application to accept advertisements for an online publication. Because the client’s contact is familiar with web development technologies, Jack tells his project manager he is willing to serve as the client liaison and work directly with...
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Before you have a project, you have a proposal. The project definition is vital because the proposal sets the tone for the entire life of the project. From our years of experience in advising clients on projects, we’ve developed the following simple approach to easily navigate the pre-project phase: What is the problem? Can we help solve the problem? Outlining the solution: the scope of work Since the proposal is the first work product of yours that the client will see, it’s vital to set a great...
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Sam is an entrepreneur who runs a small business that sells a variety of specialty computer components from a busy web site. He has two staff members who help run the business out of Sam’s garage, handling fulfillment. Sam’s business has very tight margins, and he is accustomed to running a no-frills operation.
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