"What’s a common misconception about digital project managers?

It really depends on where you are and how the role is defined, but one thing that I’ve encountered — mostly at larger agencies — is that project managers are the people who sit behind their desks and work in spreadsheets and don’t really have much to do with the actual delivery of the project."

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As someone who did lots of PM work at a large organization, I can definitely relate to this notion. I constantly fought against being relegated to such a limited role, and sometimes with great success. But it’s like trying to swim upstream with a weight tied to one ankle: hard.

"Hard to tell, really." →