I was particularly taken by Mr. Shatner's comparison of software development and movie making. He noted that 75% of all software projects at Fortune 500 companies fail, 33% are cancelled, and 66% go over budget by more than 200%. How does he know this (as one heckler from the audience asked him)? Well, we gave him those details :-).He went on to note that 90% of all movies fail, 72% of all movies that are started are cancelled, and every movie except the oddball one goes over budget. Mr. Shatner concluded by noting that software development and movie making are "inextricable bound by failure."
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