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Hollywood Secrets of Project Management Success by James Persse

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Project Management in the World of Information Technology

Here’s another interesting misperception: Hollywood thinks the information technology (IT) world is much, much better at project management than it is.

In preparing this book, I visited with 22 motion picture executives and producers from studios such as Warner Bros., Paramount, Legendary Pictures, Parallel Entertainment, Universal, Intermedia Films, and others. When I told these industry professionals about the theme and purpose of this book, they all gave me funny looks at first. I explained that I wanted to better understand their methods for staying on schedule, staying on budget, and delivering a product that firmly represented initial specs, and that I was after this because my industry—the ...

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