This book is organized into five general parts. The order of those parts conforms to the sequence in which they occur within the Hollywood system. Of note, they also occur in this same general order in the traditional life cycle of a technology development project. (That, of course, is one of the themes of this book.) A brief overview follows.
Part I is titled Development. Here we look at a series of topics that deal with how projects are identified, initiated, and—from a corporate perspective—controlled. These topics include:
The value of working to a project management methodology
The importance of portfolio management
The use of project concept assessment
The advantage of working with strong business requirements
The application ...