COLORING OUTSIDE THE LINES:
Integrating Project Management and Creativity
By Ananya and Brett Ridenour
Although seemingly contradictory, project management and creativity can work together to enhance and guard against common pitfalls found in both endeavors. It is useful for project managers to be more creative and for creative professionals to have more structure. By exploring different aspects of both project management guidelines and creative freedoms and combining the strengths of both concepts, the overall success of a project can improve. This ongoing process continues to evolve the strict standards that are dictated by various strategies and provides avenues and solutions that are common to both structured methodologies and creative workflows.
This collection of blogs and thoughts show how to integrate the best of both worlds, the freedom and flow of creativity coupled with the procedural and structured guidelines of project management. Join us on a journey of discovery as we incorporate what we have learned through our experiences in both creative and professional careers. Whether it be for a novel or a business solution, this collection will explore how to utilize and implement both methodologies to achieve success in your endeavor.
Refreshing perspective on project management
"Unique to read about PM from a "creative type." But this author provides some great tips food for thought. It's a thoughtful read that shares personal insight that validate best practices." (via Amazon Review)