Volume X, Issue III – March 2021

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Letters to the Editor

On Paul Giammalvo’s February article and the Logical Framework
By Dr. Kenneth Smith (USA)


Project Management Needs a Higher Purpose!
Part 3: The Future of the Planet, Civil Society, Doing the Right Projects, What about Governance and the Power of Why
By David Pells, Managing Editor (USA)


Interview with Dan Balaban, President and CEO of Greengate Power, Canada
By Aina Aliieva (Canada)

Almost Everything We Use Daily Is the Result of a Project
Interview with Frank Saladis, PMI Fellow
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

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Featured Papers

Reversing Global Warming
By Bob Prieto (USA)

Data analytics to improve engineering project management office (PMO) performance: The predictive analytics approach
By Lalamani Budeli (South Africa)

The New ISO 21502
By Pier Luigi Guida and Maurizio Monassi (Italy)

Ineffective Risk Management and the collapse of Carillion – an update
By Dr. Robert Chapman (UK)

Quantitative analysis of the efficiency and productivity of the activity of human systems – Part 1: Graphical analysis of the nonlinear functional relationship between team productivity and team size
By Pavel Barseghyan (Armenia/USA)

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Series Articles

Incorporating strategic drivers into the recursive strategic management model, and discussing differences between industries (Revisiting organisational strategic management – part 4)
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Individual Time Management (Converting to Online Teaching)
By John Cable (USA)

Part 2: Project Schedule Functions (Developing a Standards Based Project Management Information System)
By Jeremy C. Bellah, PhD (USA)

From adversity to innovation: Forging a creative discovery journey (Advances in Project Management article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

Creativity, Imagination and Transformation (Advances in Project Management)
By Andrew Day (UK)

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Advisory Articles

The Project Delivery Environment Box Score: A Quantitative Approach to a Qualitative Dialogue
By Ryan Daugherty (USA)

Leading and Communication Silos – Advice for Program Managers
By Rob Carlson (USA)

Business Case for assessing the maturity of PRM capabilities with the aid of a Risk Maturity Model
By Dr. Robert James Chapman (UK)

New Foundation – Analytics Models for Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Certification
By Dennis Wiggins (USA)

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A commentary on Pells’ “higher purpose” editorial, Part 2: Organisational social responsibilities
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Do organisational project management practitioners have a higher calling/purpose in life?
By Martin Smit, PhD (South Africa)

Rebalancing the Greenhouse Gas Account
By Owen Podger (Indonesia / Australia)

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Professional news, Infrastructure and Energy, Covid news, Good news and Stonehenge is not really English (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Updates from Project Management Association Finland, PMI Finland Chapter, Olkiluoto 3 and Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plants, Helsinki’s Länsimetro extension, Raide-Jokeri light rail transit project (Finland Project Management Roundup)
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

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Second Editions

Getting Off on the Right Foot
By Bob Prieto (USA)

The Rosario Habitat Program Experience: Project Management Applied to Government, part 1 (English)
By Ana Maria Rodriguez and Adriana Salomón (Argentina)

La Experiencia del Programa Rosario Habitat: Aplicación de Project Management en Gobierno, parte 1 (Spanish)
Por Ana Maria Rodriguez y Adriana Salomón (Argentina)

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Book Reviews

Digital Project Practice (tredition)
By Dr. Tobias Endress, editor
Reviewed by Jay Pulanco (USA)

ALL IN: How Obsessive Leaders Achieve the Extra-Ordinary (HarperCollins)
By Robert Bruce Shaw
Reviewed by Jason Loman (USA)

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Recent News

Reinhard Wagner appointed PM World Honorary Global Advisor

Call for Papers: Digital Learning and Education in a Project Society

29 new works added to PM World Library

All About People ‘21’

Wideman PM Website updates announced for March 2021

New PMO Competency Framework Launched by House of PMO

Megatrends 2021: New PMI report Underscores How Projects Will Counterbalance the Rising Forces of Disruption

New Book – Balancing Act: Teach Coach Mentor Inspire

Project Business Study Book Released by Project Business Foundation

New Professional Body for PMO Professionals Launched

Call for Participation: AMEU Conference 2021 Project Management Stream