Today I had an opportunity to share a 60 minute presentation at Rose State College in Midwest City, Oklahoma (near Tinker Air Force Base just east of the Oklahoma City metro area) about “Project Management Tools, Tips and Tricks.” My friend, Dr. Mark Tippin, was leading a second day of project management professional development training for a variety of faculty and staff at Rose State, and he asked me to share some examples of how I’ve used project management strategies as well as tools the past few years as an educational consultant and entrepreneur. I synchronized recorded audio from this session to my slides on SlideShare to create a SlideCast you can play back and watch. I also cross-posted the audio to my “Fuel for Educational Change Agents” secondary podcast channel. Before posting, I normalized the audio and added podcast meta-information (as well as a closing copyright “bumper”) using the wonderful, free tool Auphonic.

Here are the tools and websites I referenced in the presentation:

The K-12 Online Conference
Google Drive
Google Hangouts

Google TechTalk from 2007 by Merlin Mann: Inbox Zero

Book: Getting Things Done (GTD) by David Allen
Google Calendar Support
Tempo app for iPhone (free)
BaseCamp Project Management software
TripIt Travel Detail manager software/app
FreshBooks (cloud-based invoicing)
Nozbe (task manager)
ToodleDo (task manager) Project Management
Zoho Project Software
iPad Workshops by Storychasers
WordPress OKC Meetup Group
My Twitter Channel / professional learning network
Confluence Conference (Oklahoma City, Oct 26, 2013)
Tom Friedman (author of “The World is Flat) (digital outsourcing site)
May 2010 Storychaser Post on logo search
CrowdSpring (logo/design outsourcing)
99 Designs (logo/design outsourcing) (digital outsourcing site)
EverNote (great cloud-based, searchable notes service)
YouTube video results for “project management”
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One Response to Project Management Tools, Tips and Tricks (Oct 2013)

  1. Ian Guest says:

    Hi Wes,

    Wonder if Trello ( might figure in a project management toolkit?

    Mentioned by @rmbyrne –
    With cross-platform apps & online, looks really useful.

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