Hollywood Secrets of Project Management Success
By (author) James R. Persse
Hollywood Secrets of Project Management Success by James R. Persse
Book DescriptionLearn best practices for managing software development projects from an unexpected but surprisingly relevant source: the producers of major motion pictures. What can Hollywood's hundred years of filmmaking experience teach the software industry? Like movies, software projects can be complex, creative, and high risk. But Hollywood has a better track record for delivering projects to plan. Now you can apply the project-management best practices used by motion-picture producers and production managers to your own work-and get better results. The author-an expert in software engineering and process improvement-shares what he's learned from film-industry project managers to deliver software projects on time and on budget. You'll gain practical insights and effective techniques you can apply right away for estimation and planning; controlling costs, schedules, and changes; coordinating multiple teams; tracking progress; reporting status; managing logistics; management reviews; and more.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780735625693
(224mm x 189mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Microsoft Press,U.S.
Publisher: Microsoft Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 4-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - James R. Persse
James Persse is an IT professional specializing in Process Management, Continuous Quality Improvement, Software Process Improvement, Industry Best Practices Design, and Cultural and Organizational Change. He has held executive positions in the healthcare, telecom, and technology industries, and serves now as a process consultant for companies adopting CMMI, ITIL, ISO 9001:2000, and CobiT. With 20 years in the technology industry and a PhD in Management & Process Improvement, James has implemented successful CMMI programs across multi-industry disciplines. He is a Carnegie Mellon University / Software Engineering Institute (CMU SEI) Authorized Lead Appraiser and CMMI Instructor, and SEI Partner. James is the author of "Implementing the Capability Maturity Model" (Wiley) and "Bit x Bit: Topics In Technology Management" (Little Hill Press).
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