The Secret to Project Management Success

The 18 lessons presented in this book point out a series of activities and practices that can be used as the basis for an IT shop’s project management system. These lessons come from the motion picture production industry, where they have proved effective after decades of use. Of interest, most of these practices are already familiar to the IT industry. The difference is that the IT industry has not been able to integrate them into the habit of development to the same degree. But why has Hollywood been able to establish a system that addresses complex project management, while the IT industry, whose projects are clearly just as complex, lags behind? Perhaps the answer is simply time and the relative maturity ...

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