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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
Learn best practices for managing software development projects from an
unexpected but surprisingly relevant source: the producers of major motion
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 delivering 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.
Key Book Benefits:
Â Applies the project management techniques developed in one complex,
creative, high-risk environment to another with surprising relevance and
results Â Describes best practices to improve the way you estimate, plan,
budget, manage, and report software projects leading to better, on-target
results Â Features case studies based on numerous interviews with noted
Hollywood producers and production managers with insights immediately useful to
project managers working in the software industry