George DeMet

How to Build Websites Like Hollywood Builds Movies: The Life-Cycle of a Drupal Project

Date: This event took place live on July 09 2013

Presented by: George DeMet

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

In this webcast, we'll look at the life-cycle of a Drupal development project through the lens of Hollywood storytelling. Learn how to deliver successful projects that are on time, on budget, and meet customer expectations through a comparison of how the narrative structure of various films compares to different process models for site development. Not only will you come away with a better understanding of how to approach your next Web development project, but you'll also gain a greater appreciation for the life lessons taught by some of your favorite Hollywood films.

This webcast will cover:

  • Managing Audience Expectations
  • The Structure of Storytelling
  • The Three Act Web Development Cycle
  • The Agile Process
  • Elements of a Successful Open Source Web Platform

About George DeMet

George DeMet is the founder and CEO of Chicago-based Web development firm Palantir.net, a member of the Drupal Association advisory board, and the co-chair of DrupalCon Chicago 2011. With more than over 17 years of experience in Web design and development, he's overseen the development a full range of custom interactive Web sites, and Internet-enabled software for corporate, educational, cultural, and non-profit clients.

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