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 isn’t 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 step-by-step walkthrough of a project's life cycle.
Pro Web Project Management is written for both the full-time project manager and the aspiring project manager who might have a role that blends client support, web development, and project management. The project budget sweet spot for this book is $50,000 to $500,000. If you manage a project in this space, reading this book will make you a better project manager.
Learn how to manage a modern web project with a budget of $50,000 to $500,000
Get actionable tips on dealing with real project management challenges
Learn the simple, defined process—refined over the years—to take simple and complex projects from proposal to successful launch
What you'll learn
How to run an effective meeting
How to write scopes of work that lead to successful projects
How to create awesome screen mock-ups and wire frames
How to use checklists to ensure successful project launches
How to create deliverables like site maps, agendas, technical specifications, and requirements documents
How to keep developers on track without micro-managing
Who this book is for
Pro Web Project Management is for project managers, project managers in training, and client sponsors that need real advice, tips, and guidance on small and medium-sized projects. It's an excellent choice for consulting organizations that build web sites and web applications for clients.