Volume XII, Issue VI – June 2023

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Welcome to the June 2023 PMWJ
By David Pells, Managing Editor (USA)

Letters to the Editor

On the Subject of Systems and Project Management
By Bob Prieto (USA)

On the Subject of AI, ChatGPT and Risk
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

In Response to May Letter to Editor by Piney
By Dr. Paul D. Giammalvo (Indonesia)


Greater awareness of project management is needed! Interview with Professor Adam Boddison OBE, Chief Executive Officer, APM (UK)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

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Featured Papers

Mega Construction Projects in South Africa: Cultural Complexity
By Gcobisa Mashegoana (South Africa)

An Early Warning System for Projects with Rolling Wave Planning Characteristics
By Dr. Steve Ford, Dr. Jay C. Hanan, and Kelly Benson, PMP (USA)

Risk Management and Project Life Cycle
By Pascal Bohulu Mabelo (South Africa)

Predicting Completion in Agile & Distributed Projects
By Patrick Weaver (Australia)

Implications of organisational capacity on project delivery of SMMEs in South Africa: A review of literature
By Ashley Majika (South Africa)

Sustainable Project Management: A multidimensional value-based approach
By Massimo Pirozzi, Alessandro Quagliarini, Francesca Apponi, Francesca Brusciotti, Cecilia Buzzi, Antonio Mendicino, Claudia Milani, Davide Raguso (Italy)

Modifying The Lang Factor using Process Plant Project Data Cost in PERTAMINA for more Precision, Valid, & Reliable AACE Class 4 Estimation Purpose in Indonesia
By Tangguh Wijoseno, CCP (Indonesia)

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Series Articles

Patient Care as a Project (Healthcare and Project Management)
By Dr. Deepa Bhide (India)

Public Project Governance – what the public administration needs projects for (Let’s Talk About Public Projects)
By Stanislaw Gasik, PhD (Poland)

The evolution of agile frameworks (Sensemaking in the Agile Forest)
By Henny Portman (The Netherlands)

Schedule Risk Analysis Prioritization Results: A brief guide (Practical Project Risk Management)
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

Part 2 Strive for Alignment (The Road to Responsible Collaboration)
By Robin Hornby (Canada)

Project Business and Chinese Stratagems, Pt. 1: Stratagems for a Position of Strength (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Introduction, AI and What’s on My Radar (Beyond Hype) – NEW
By Ricardo Viana Vargas, PhD (Portugal/Brazil)

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Advisory Articles

Program Management Tips for Large-Scale Fleet Operations
By Taylor Haskings (USA)

Managing for Complexity
By Alicia Lanier (USA)

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Project Management and Telemedicine Perspectives in Digital Health
By Rudi T. de Koker (South Africa)

Project Life Cycle * Sophie’s Choice: What’s in a Word?
By Dr. Kenneth Smith (The Philippines)

A commentary on extending project management integration services into new domains
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

The way forward: Creating new principles in traditional and agile project management
By Bhavisha Jaga (South Africa)

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Moving on: The Coronation of King Charles III, Politics, Energy, Changes at APM and the Missing Pieces Project (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Updates about Association of Project Professionals Finland; PMI Finland Chapter; Helsinki’s Länsimetro extension; Raide-Jokeri light rail project; Kruunusillat [Crown Bridges] projects (Finland Project Management Roundup)
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

International PMO Day, Getting up for the PMO Conference in London on 15 June, Friction between PMO and the Delivery Teams, Recently concluded Project Challenge (Update from the House of PMO)
By Lindsay Scott (UK)

May PMO Insights Event with Cecilia D’Silva, Upcoming PMO Insights event in June (Update from PMO Global Alliance India Hub)
By Sri Sudharshan M (India)

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Second Editions

Sell your Horse: Developing your Influence Skills for Project Success
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

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Book Reviews

Impact on Project Management of Allied Disciplines: Trends and Future of Project Management Practices and Research (PMI)
By Dr. Young Hoon Kwak and Dr. Frank T. Anbari (USA)
Reviewed by Chijioke B. Oleru, PMP (USA)

Contemporary Project Management: Organize / Plan / Perform (Cengage)
By Timothy J. Kloppenborg, Vittal S. Anantatmula, Kathryn Wells (USA)
Reviewed by Inna Baker (USA)

Understanding and Managing Risk Attitude, 2nd Ed (Routledge)
By Dr. David Hillson and Ruth Murrary-Webster (UK)
Reviewed by Alicia Morgan (USA)

Harvard Business Review Project Management Handbook: How to Launch, Lead, and Sponsor Successful Projects (HBR)
By Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez (Belgium)
Reviewed by A. W. Schultz (USA)

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Recent News

AIPM board announces Dr. Darius Danesh as new CEO

New Report: Leadership & Development Challenges and Opportunities for Organizations in 2023

38 new works added to PM World Library in May

New APM data reveals more project skills and project professionals are needed across industry to deliver projects that will benefit UK society

Brigitte Schaden appointed PMWJ Honorary Global Advisor in Austria

Next virtual GAPPS Thought Leadership Forum 26-27 June 2023

Dr. Öncü Hazır appointed PMWJ Honorary Academic Advisor in France

Free PM World Library Membership for residents of Ukraine

Projects in Sustainability – Project Management Forum 2023, Lugano