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Approaching A New Project, Measuring Team Capacity, Wearing Multiple Hats, And More!

DPM Experts Ben Aston and Galen Low field a wide range of questions from the community. Timestamps below!

Points of interest

  • 11:56 – What is the first thing I should do when I’m told I’m the project manager of a project?
  • 16:42 – I’m looking for some tips for measuring team capacity and throughput…
  • 24:03 – I’m working with a director-level who runs meetings without agendas. How can I gently introduce a new communications process?
  • 31:17 – Tips please for situations when you’re expected to manage a digital project and also do the hands-on work
  • 39:10 – How does a project manager move away from the shadow of an account management team and be viewed as a trusted team member who has everyone’s best interest in mind?


Galen Low

Galen is a digital project manager with over 10 years of experience shaping and delivering human-centered digital transformation initiatives in government, healthcare, transit, and retail. He is a digital project management nerd, a cultivator of highly collaborative teams, and an impulsive sharer of knowledge. He's also the co-founder of The Digital Project Manager and host of The DPM Podcast.

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