Fake it Like a Project Manager, for Designers and Developers

When I Have Time by Sara Rosso

In November I gave one of my favorite presentations so far. I was at WordCamp Berlin, and I wanted to talk about something near and dear to my heart: project management. This time I wanted to strip it down to its basics and speak to designers and developers as a project manager to say: “This is why we do what we do. It’s not because I (as a PM) want to know or micromanage your every move, it’s just that your specific move might be impacting every other thing in the project.” I wanted to talk about critical paths, communication, and dependencies to clear up what project management is all about and how every person needs some elements of it in their life.

And it meant I got to talk about spreadsheets.

And give a nod to…

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