Home/Josh Zapin

About Josh Zapin

Josh is a digital operations leader and digital project manager vet from Boulder, Colorado. Josh implements systems, practices and processes rooted in the notion that great things can only be made from great people and an organization's primary responsibility is to nurture them and enable excellence. Josh has a broad base of experience that includes clients such as: Volkswagen, American Express, Crocs, JCPenney, The Athlete’s Foot, Maxtor, IBM, CBS Sports, and Steamboat Ski Company.
4 03, 2016

Why We are Digital Project Managers (DPMs)

By |March 4th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

I was really blown away by Brett Harned's recent post and speech to the DPMUK group called Army of Awesome where he challenged DPMs to define what it means to be a Digital Project Manager.  IMHO, he nailed the qualities/DNA/skills of the DPM better than anything else I've ever seen. Still, I thought one thing that [...]

13 01, 2016

New Year’s Resolution for DPMs, 2016

By |January 13th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Happy New Year! Since it's already the second week of 2016, resolutions may seem like a distant memory. Still, I've been seeing posts come up including this great one from Atlassian (makers of Jira) about new year's resolutions for agile ceremonies. And it got me thinking of a few new years resolutions for Digital Project [...]

3 11, 2015

DPM Summit 2015 Recap: The Brotherhood United in Making Things Better

By |November 3rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

It’s been nearly three weeks since the DPM Summit 2015, but I’m still basking in the afterglow. As I suspected, it was a homecoming with 300+ Digital PMs from literally all over the world. It was pretty clear that we all have spilled the same blood and have the same scars from doing what we [...]

13 10, 2015

End Resource Smackdowns: How To Make Allocating a Breeze

By |October 13th, 2015|Resources|0 Comments

(This article is a summary from my presentation to the Digital Project Management Summit 2015 on October 12th, 2015.) There are three crucial steps to achieving success with organizational optimization. By utilizing each step correctly, you allow your team to work thoroughly and effectively from start to finish. These steps establish consistency, define roles, and enforce [...]

12 10, 2015

Homecoming at the Digital Project Management Summit 2015

By |October 12th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

So, I just landed in Philadelphia on the eve of the Digital Project Management (DPM) Summit 2015. It’s my first time attending this event, but it feel like a homecoming. You see, I’ve been in working for nearly twenty years creating great digital and this is the first time I’m going to an event that [...]