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Hollywood Secrets of Project Management Success by James Persse

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Why the Association with Hollywood?

As noted earlier, Hollywood may be the finest-tuned project management machine on the planet. Large-scale motion picture productions routinely come in on time, on budget, and to spec. By contrast, project management in the IT world has not been able to match that level of consistency or predictability. The cause here is not really one that stems from project management. The typical landscape of technology development places a series of hurdles and obstacles in the path of development activities. These hurdles and obstacles may often cause a project to veer off course. But the fact is that IT product development and motion picture development are conducted in strikingly similar environments. Moreover, a closer ...

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