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Session Name: Critical Success Factors in Game Production: In Search of the Silver Bullet
Speaker(s): Benedikt Grindel, Christopher Schmitz
Company Name(s): Blue Byte, Ubisoft Entertainment
Track / Format: Production

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Overview: There are a lot of different approaches and techniques in the field of project management. From classical models like waterfall to agile approaches like SCRUM producers in the games industry search for the Silver Bullet. In this lecture, the speakers identify the key factors that really matter for projects to be successful, independent from the actual method used. The key findings are based on research conducted with a few very successful game developers and their own experience of more than 30 years in the industry.

GDC Europe 2010

Benedikt Grindel

Blue Byte

Christopher Schmitz

Ubisoft Entertainment

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