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Hollywood Secrets of Project Management Success by James Persse

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Case in Point: Athena Technologies

A navigational controls company in Warrenton, Virginia—Athena Technologies—practices just about every Hollywood technique described in this chapter for ensuring that a script for a project is developed to a workable and manageable form. Athena specializes in the design and engineering of navigation systems for unmanned aircraft. Because the company’s product line sits at the heart of an aircraft and enables its full guidance and control, thoroughness and reliability of performance need to be given early and high priority. Athena understands this necessity, and the company’s technical teams move from project to project using a requirements development and validation protocol that ensures predictable and workable ...

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