Volume XIII, Issue IV – April 2024

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Welcome to the April 2024 PMWJ
By David Pells, Managing Editor (USA)


New leadership is needed to make AI a project partner, Interview with Prof. Dr. Ronggui Ding, Vice President for Research & Publications, IPMA
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

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Featured Papers

Project Integrated Organizational Quality and Performance Management with Special Reference to Manufacturing
By Prof Dr Pieter Steyn (South Africa) and Prof Brane Semolič (Slovenia)

Standardized Multi-Dimensional WBS for Enhanced BIM and Data Analytics in LPG Facility Projects
By Mahesa Hidayat (Indonesia)

Crime and Rental Values of Residential Property in Ikono South District, Ikono, Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria
By Mbosowo Ebong EKPO, PhD, Dianabasi Reuben AKWAOWO and Hosanna Moses ATTAI (Nigeria)

Building an Econometrics Model for Pier Construction in an Indonesian Oil and Gas Company
By Yoga Putra Andrian (Indonesia)

Assessing Delays in Agile & Distributed Projects
By Patrick Weaver (Australia)

The Impact of the Constraint Factors on Building Project Delivery in Enugu State
By Anthony N. Ezemerihe, Prof. Dr Kevin C. Okolie, and Dr Dominic A. Obodoh (Nigeria)

Organisational working efficiency projects: Commentary on cases where project managers also represent multiple internal users, and some proposed procedural guidelines
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Measurement of Complexity in Large Complex Projects
By Bob Prieto (USA)

A Cure for Unanticipated Cost and Schedule Growth
By Glen B. Alleman and Thomas J. Coonce (USA)

Developing Parametric Modelling for Class 4 Estimate of Pier and Jetty Construction by Analyzing Historical Databases using AI Tools & EVM Techniques
By Rizkia Arifani Zain (Indonesia)

Hypercompetition and Wartime Project Management
By Prof. Dr. M. F. HARAKE (France)

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Student Papers

Effectiveness of Software Applications in Construction Project Management
By Iresha S. Hewage (Sri Lanka)

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Series Articles

Healthcare Technologies: Healthcare AI and Project Management for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices (Practical Insights and Diverse Perspectives on AI in Healthcare Project Management)
By Dr. Deepa Bhide (India) and Tiffany Brewer (USA)

How public projects differ from other projects, Part 1 (Let’s Talk About Public Projects)
By Stanislaw Gasik, PhD (Poland)

Selecting the Next PM (The Future Project Culture)
By Dr. Harold Kerzner and Dr. Al Zeitoun (USA)

Project Risk Management Culture: A brief guide (Practical Project Risk Management)
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

Mentor People (Part 2) (Making a Modern Project Manager)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

Quantifying soft benefits (Implementing BS202002: Benefits Management in Programs, Projects & Portfolios)
By Dr. Hugo Minney (UK)

The Value of Certification for Project Business
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

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Advisory Articles

Why Can’t We Learn?
By Jeff Oltmann (USA)

The PRACI matrix: Your blueprint for realisation of a project’s objectives
By Dr. Robert Chapman (UK)

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Project management lessons from the Phoenix HR/payroll system fiasco
By Yogi Schulz (Canada)

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Case Studies

The Integrated PMO (IPMO): The Award-winning Journey of OPG
By Dr. Waffa Adam and Joe Campa (Canada)


Good News (National Highways Programmes), Carbon Emissions, Net Zero Projects (New Gas Opower Plants, FutureGrid, Mini NUCs, SMR cost cutting), MP Strike, Major Infrastructure Turnaround and Woolly Mammoths again (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Updates about Association of Project Professionals Finland; PMI Finland Chapter; Kruunusillat [Crown Bridges] projects (Finland Project Management Roundup)
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

PMI Chapters associated with the PMI Madrid Spain Chapter (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

March PMO Insights: Integrating Operations & Project Management for improved business outcome and PMO Leader of the Year Award winners (Update from PMO Global Alliance India Hub)
By Sri Sudharshan M (India)

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Book Reviews

Managing Business Projects: The Essentials (CRC Press)
By Frank Einhorn
Reviewed by Alexis Ledesma, PMP (USA)

Project Management Blunders: Lessons from the Project That Built, Launched, and Sank Titanic (Multi-Media)
By Mark Kozak-Holland
Reviewed by Richard D. Bonaparte, PMP (USA)

Digital Project Practice for New Work and Industry 4.0 (CRC Press)
By Tobias Endress, Editor
Reviewed by Ramadevi Lanka (India/USA)

Higher Ground: How Business Can Do the Right Thing in A Turbulent World (HBR Press)
By Alison Taylor
Reviewed by Blake Hampton (USA)

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Recent News

30 new works added to PM World Library

BREATHE in the AIR: EVA30 Last Call for Tickets – 18 April in London

Martin Madiba Ebongue appointed PMWJ Correspondent in Cameroon

Dr. Stanislaw Gasik appointed PMWJ Honorary Industry Advisor

Water crises threaten world peace

Michel Thiry, PhD, PMI Fellow appointed PMWJ Honorary Global Advisor

Tim Jaques Elected President of Prestigious International Project Management Association-USA

33 new works added to PM World Library in March

Early Registration ends soon for 16th UT Dallas Project Management Symposium in May 2024

Ukraine: Restoring scientific infrastructure will cost over $1.26 billion (UNESCO)

PM World announces strategic cooperation with PMI Dallas Chapter