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Hollywood Secrets of Project Management Success by James Persse

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Lesson 9: Obtain Commitments from Key Stakeholders

A motion picture is produced through the collaboration of a dozen or so specialized departments. From the camera crew to the art department, each has its own contribution to make. So each department needs to work not only to its own goals but to the goals of others as well. That’s where the contracts come in. Every key player of a production crew signs a contract when joining the team, and this contract cements the understandings that surround contributions, collaboration, and coordination. From this we can take Lesson 9: Obtain commitments from key stakeholders.

IT shops should establish procedures whereby key project artifacts are reviewed and approved by relevant stakeholders throughout a project’s ...

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