December 2022 PM Update from Rome



By Alessandro Quagliarini

International Correspondent

Rome, Italy

Towards the New ERA of Project Management


This last 2022 Regional Report focuses on PM Expo® 2022, the major event in Italy dedicated to Project Management, organized as usual in Rome by the major Italian Association of Project Management, the “Istituto Italiano di Project Management” (Italian Institute of Project Management, ISIPM for short). What is relevant in this edition is the full back in presence covering multiple stream sessions engaging several teams of volunteers. The main matter was to put Project Management community on the line and try to think ahead towards new paradigms.

The Project Management Expo 2022[1] (PM Expo® 2022)

About 1000 people (600 in person and 400 remotely) attended the 2022’s event, following five different conferences dedicated to the main topics:

  • Knowledge and Methods for accessing European community funds
  • Innovation & Sustainability
  • Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive aspects
  • Projects in complex systems
  • Multidisciplinary nature of Project Management

The event introduction: ISIPM President (Graziano Trasarti[2]) and the PM Expo® 2022 Project Manager (Emanuele Remediani[3]) introducing the debate of the day

In this article I’ll summarize one by one the main contents emerged in the different sessions of the event.

Project Management: a necessity for the next challenges of the Italian PA

One of the first speeches was about the urgent need to strengthen both the organizational and the technical capacity of public administrations in order to implement the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR).

This is the goal of the newly born INPA[4] portal, a highly innovative digital solution conceived with the aim of responding – in strategic, organizational and operational terms – the various needs arising from the structural reform of the public competitions system in Italy and guide public administrations towards the acquisition of qualified professional resources through new models and methods of staff selection.

This unique recruitment portal, developed by the Department of the Public Service, is a strategic tool available to public administrations to attract the best professionals to the new challenges that Italian administrations are called to face.

Not only knowledge, but skills; from the awareness of different kind of processes to the ability to define and manage projects and the programs, the attraction of project managers in the public sector is meant to create the public value necessary to respond to the growing needs of citizens and businesses.


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How to cite this work: Quagliarini, A. (2022). Towards the New ERA of Project Management, Project Management Update from Italy, report, PM World Journal, Vol. XI, Issue XII, December. Available online at: https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/pmwj124-Dec2022-Quagliarini-project-management-Report-from-Italy-English.pdf

About the Author

Alessandro Quagliarini

Rome, Italy


Alessandro Quagliarini, MScEng, PMP, MBA, is an experienced Program Manager, with more than 18 years of experience in the ICT sector. He holds a Master’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” and a Doctor’s degree in Business Administration from the Bologna University Business School. He got both PMP® and ISIPM-Av® advanced certifications in Project Management, and he is also certified as an Information Management Systems Lead Auditor. He is a Member of the Board of the “Italian Institute of Project Management” (ISIPM) for ten years, and he is an Accredited Teacher in Project Management.

Alessandro is currently engaged in the “Digital Transformation” engineering and industrialization programs of the new Italian “Open Fiber” telecommunications network, with particular focus on the engineering of delivery and assurance processes for the provision of retail, business and industries customers, on the operational management and procurement support for the definition of specifications and contracts, on the definition of operating rules/ instructions for maintenance and of requirements for systems development, on the support to the commercial and regulatory lines for the definition of services and processes for customers (Other Licensed Operators and Industries), and on the definition and management of operations compliance with ISO Standards and International Best Practices.

As a Member of the ISIPM Board, he focuses his volunteer activities mainly on the cultural diffusion of the project management to young people – specifically to high school students and also staff, including teachers. As an ISIPM accredited teacher, he has taught project management in public and private institutions, in schools and in universities. He has experience in the organization of events and as a speaker in conferences, and also in proposing and managing EU-funded projects.

Alessandro can be contacted at a.quagliarini@gmail.com

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[1] https://www.pmexpo.it
[2] https://it.linkedin.com/in/graziano-trasarti-9ab6982
[3] https://www.linkedin.com/in/emanuele-remediani-697a311a/
[4] https://www.inpa.gov.it/