Project Management

What makes a team work?

What makes a team work?

I am an idea-carrier. I am susceptible to hearing a story on the radio, reading an article, overhearing a snippet of a discussion and allowing the topic to plant a seed of Wonder. Sometimes that Wonder germinates to a Thing. Sometimes I forget to water it and it is totally…
Carrots, Sticks and Timesheets

Carrots, Sticks and Timesheets

Our CEO recently forwarded an article titled, “How agencies get employees to fill in their timesheets”, which mentioned how several agencies reward their employees who have completed their timesheets and punish those who have not. Whether it be locking the beer fridge or restricting access to popular social media sites,…
Efficient, Effective Project Management in Today’s Agency

Efficient, Effective Project Management in Today’s Agency

Project Management is a core component of marketing and requires collaboration from all areas of an agency.  For UMarketing, it’s become more challenging in recent years due to coworkers in offices across the country, more flexible schedules, and remote employees. Fortunately, technology has kept up with these changes and allowed…
It’s More Than Just Pushing a Button

It’s More Than Just Pushing a Button

So what does a Graphic Production Manager do exactly? Am I a Production Manager or a Graphic Designer? Well, it’s a little bit of both. I am the glue that holds creative work and vendors together. I’m the ‘behind the scenes’ person that gets stuff done. My purpose is also…