You have gathered all the requirements, created an initial application architecture, and a Work Breakdown Structure for the XDM project. Together with the other developers in DMC Solutions, you have created three-point estimates for each task in your project and calculated the total effort needed to build DMC Solutions' next generation destination management.
Your boss was impressed with your detailed estimate and liked the fact that you had calculated a 95 percent probability worst-case value. He has now gone to the CEO for funding – if he gets the go-ahead, your next task is to get the project team organized. That is the topic of Chapter 3, Getting Organized.