The world has embraced digital and along with it, created new jobs and made redundant old jobs. Over the past 20 years we have witnessed a radical shift in the skills, competencies and demand for ‘digital’ jobs.
One of the job types which is in demand more than ever before is the role of a Digital Project Manager. In this article, we explore exactly what it means, what skills are required and the expectations around the role.
Digital Project Management is as much about process and documentation as it is about efficiency and ‘quick’ delivery of meanful change and modernisation.
- Manage numerous external vendors (suppliers)
- Smartsheet (for timesheeting, schedules etc)
- Mindjet Mindmapper (for brainstorming, workshops, meeting note taking and general communications)
- Cloud based collaboration tools (Basecamp, Wrike, JIRA, Confluence etc)
These tools combined can support the tracking and monitoring of overall progress, such that you can communicate with executive stakeholders using real, up-to-the-minute data. You can cut out status update meetings, because you know what’s going on just by checking your project management tools.