Project Management: The Musical!

A session at University of Illinois Web Conference

Thursday 6th April, 2017

2:45pm to 3:45pm (CST)

Musicals tell stories of some sort of journey, typically a tale of overcoming some type of adversity, with plot twists, occasional heartbreak, and humor. And isn't that what a web project is?

We'll give an overview with a soundtrack—a soundtrack of how to manage a website design and development project from contracting to post-launch. We'll share tools and spreadsheets, how to work with clients, and how project managers overcome the odds to navigate it all towards a fantastic product at the end. It's going to be informative, and at times, very musical.

Topics covered:

  • How to get your project organized for success from the start
  • What analytics and KPIs to review
  • What to do when stakeholders disapprove
  • How to handle scope creep
  • How to survive a project with humor through use of the show tunes

This session is not technical, and is for both beginning and advanced project managers alike. Knowledge of popular Broadway musicals is helpful, though not required.

About the speakers

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Joe Allen-Black

I like to belt out show tunes, run, and code online. Web strategist for @palantir. @idinamenzel signed my chest once. bio from Twitter

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Allison Manley

Sales/Mktg Manager at @palantir. Creator http://www.manleywoman.com. Mom, liberal, skater, recovering designer. Only afraid of ghosts, clowns & chiropractors. bio from Twitter

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Time 2:45pm3:45pm CST

Date Thu 6th April 2017

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