Chapter3.3

System Integration and Project Management

Stephen F. Pumple, M Eng, MBA, PMP

AZTECH-ENGINTL

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Introduction

The technologies employed in the generation and distribution of programs and content are in a constant state of flux and development. These developments can be incremental or disruptive. Although the technology continues to advance, major capital projects are expensive and hence major system upgrades do not happen on a regular basis.

When the decision is made to move forward with a major systems upgrade, many factors come into play. The most obvious requirement is the need for a team of skilled design engineers knowledgeable about the current systems, but who are also actively engaged with and designing ...

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