What is Digital Project Management? Digital PM Explained

Adriana Girdler

What you need to know about being a digital project manager There’s a lot of conflicting information out there on digital project management. So much …

What you need to know about being a digital project manager

There’s a lot of conflicting information out there on digital project management. So much of the world is digital these days… So, what are the distinguishing factors of digital project management? Should you be considering becoming a digital project manager?

Let’s clear up that confusion!

Digital Project Management Meaning

Digital project management is about managing digital deliverables from concept to close. Digital project managers oversee those projects as a whole from concept creation to planning, execution, and testing until it’s given to the end user.

When you’re managing a digital project, you’re overseeing the subject matter experts on your team to ensure they deliver on those items that your digital project is executing on.

Common Digital Projects

A digital project will always have a digital deliverable. So, what are some examples of that?

A digital deliverable could be something like:

  • A marketing campaign
  • A mobile app
  • Software development
  • Website development

Essentially, it’s anything that revolves around digital technology.

Difference between project manager and digital project manager

You’ve probably already gathered the fact that there are overlaps and similarities between these roles, but there are also some key differences and key things you need to be aware of.

So, what are those differences?

Head over to YouTube with me and I’ll break it down for you there!

Meanwhile, if you really are committed to mastering your next project, do consider taking my SLAY Project Management online course where I show you step-by-step how to successfully manage a project, plus you get access to every template you will need, along with detailed video instructions on how to fill them out.

Adriana Girdler, PMP | Creator of Slay Project Management

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Adriana Girdler is a project manager, productivity specialist, entrepreneur, professional speaker, facilitator, visioning wizard, and author. As President of CornerStone Dynamics, Adriana is one of Canada’s prominent business productivity and project management specialists—helping both individuals and businesses do what they do, only better. She is a certified master black belt lean six sigma with over 20 years’ experience improving how companies work.

She also holds both PMP (project management professional) and CET (certified engineering technologist) designations. She’s a Tedx speaker, as well as a HuffPost and Thrive Global contributor. She has been interviewed on Global, CBC, CTV, CHCH, 680News Radio, Newstalk 1010, Sirius XM and published in the Globe and Mail and numerous industry magazines. WANT ADRIANA'S FREE ONLINE TRAINING? In 45 min, learn Adriana's 5 project management secrets she use on EVERY project. Sign up for the Free Webinar here: THE FAB FIVE FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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