Volume XIII, Issue II – February 2024

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


Tribute to Dr. J. Davidson Frame, PMI Fellow: 1947-2023
PMI, Family, Friends and Colleagues around the world


Follow Your Passion! Interview with Connie Beck, Chair of the Board of Directors, Fellow, Australian Institute of Project Management, National Executive Group, Urbis (Australia)
 By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

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Featured Papers

Pracademic Leadership Adaptive Decision Making – Choosing a Flexible Formula
By Dr. Dale S. Deardorff (USA)

Exposure of the UK’s critical national infrastructure to cyber attacks and ransom demands
By Dr Robert J Chapman (UK)

Constraint Factors to Sustainable Building Projects Delivery in Enugu State, Nigeria
By Anthony N. Ezemerihe, Dr Kevin C. Okolie, and Dr Dominic A. Obodoh (Nigeria)

Low Bidding in Nepal’s Construction Industry: Prevalence, Impacts and Mitigation
By Yamanta Raj Niroula and Santosh Nepal (Nepal)

Project Financing in Small and Medium Enterprises in Rwanda
By Dr. Ronald Kwena (Rwanda)

Roadmap to Implement BIM and Project Control Integration at Pertamina Refinery Project in Indonesia
By Rizky Feryansyah, CCP (Indonesia)

Risk Management as an Immune System
By Pascal Bohulu Mabelo (South Africa)

Supply Chain Resiliency: How to cope with Disruptions
By Prof. Dr. M.F. HARAKE (France)

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Series Articles

The Healers of Healthcare System: AI and Project Management in Healthcare (Future of Healthcare and Artificial Intelligence (AI): Practical Insights and Diverse Perspectives)
By Dr. Deepa Bhide (India)

Two research perspectives on public projects (Let’s Talk About Public Projects)
By Stanislaw Gasik, PhD (Poland)

Inspiring Leadership (The Future Project Culture)
By Dr. Harold Kerzner and Dr. Al Zeitoun (USA)

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

Mentor People Part 1 (Making a Modern Project Manager)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

Retrofitting benefits to existing projects: Understanding value when you didn’t do benefits management the first time (Implementing BS202002: Benefits Management in Programs, Projects & Portfolios)
By Dr. Hugo Minney (UK)

The Continuing Need to Upskill Organizational Leadership (Positive Leadership in Project Management)
By Frank Saladis (USA)

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Advisory Articles

Pre-Qualification and Resource Selection for Subcontracting the Work in a Project
By Anil Seth (India)

Five Common Mistakes that Undermine Agile Project Management
By Bhanu Priya (USA)

Cultivating a Risk-Smart Attitude: Tips and Techniques to Help You Lead Through Uncertainty
By Laszlo A. Retfalvi (Canada)

Managing SMB Cybersecurity Projects
By Yogi Schulz (Canada)

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Customer-oriented project management: Adding a genuine customer focus to the dominant project-product focus
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Unlocking Inspiration: Personal Insights and Positive Impact from PMI Leadership Institute Meeting (LIM) Europe 2023
By Manuel Ancizu (Spain)

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Trends for 2024 in PMO; TSO and House of PMO collaborate to launch new edition of “PMO Competency Framework” (Update from House of PMO)
By Lindsay Scott (UK)

That’s how it was. Digitalization in Project Management: Data and Artificial Intelligence for Decision-Making; PMI Madrid Chapter participates in Social Good Activities (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

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

Good News (DRAX, Nuclear Power Expansion), Bad News (New Nuclear, HS2 Fallout), APM News, HORIZON and comments on Rewilding (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Cybersecurity and Data Security Through the Project Management Lens (Update from PMO Global Alliance India Hub)
By Sri Sudharshan M (India)

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Second Editions

A Journey of Discovery – Discovery Projects on Trend
By Frances Crossno and Linda McManis (USA)

Discover the 4P Superpower Model that will Help Your PMO Overcome its Kryptonite!
By Ana Millan and Naomi Watkins (USA)

Modernizing Earned Value Management
By Wayne Abba (USA)

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Book Reviews

Advancing Organizational Project Management Maturity (Center for Business Practices)
By Tony Appleby, Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin, J. Kent Crawford, Frances Cruz, James S. Pennypacker, Jimmie L. West, Karen R.J. White
Reviewed by Bryan McNeill (USA)

The Triumvirate Approach to Systems Engineering, Technology Management, and Engineering Management (CRC Press)
By Thomas J. Day
Reviewed by Norah Almadani (USA)

Practically Project Management: A Resource for Everyday Project Managers (Practically Project Management)
By Jon Hanley
Reviewed by Pedro Justiniano (USA)

A Project Sponsor’s Warp-Speed Guide: Improving Project Performance (Business Expert Press)
By Yogi Schulz and Jocelyn Schulz Lapointe
Reviewed by Bill Sundermann (USA)

Forging Bonds in a Global Workforce: Build Rapport, Camaraderie, and Optimal Performance No Matter the Time Zone (McGraw Hill)
By Andy Molinsky and Melissa Hahn
Reviewed by Yasmina Khelifi (France)

Green Project Management (CRC Press)
By Richard Maltzman and David Shirley
Reviewed by Keiani Smith (USA)

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Recent News

Digital Project Practice for Banking and FinTech

Work Location Does Not Impact Effectiveness of Project Performance: PMI Pulse of the Profession 2024 report released

Prof Rodney Turner appointed PMWJ Honorary Global Advisor in UK

Ameena Haq joins PMWL research team in Pakistan

In Memoriam: James R. Snyder, PMI Founder: 1938-2024

PMO Summit: The Meeting Point for PMOs in Turkiye – 9 March 2024

Invitation to Participate in Survey on Hybrid Project Management

Xergy Secures additional Investment to Boost Proteus Project Management Software Expansion

38 new works added to PM World Library

AtkinsRéalis appoints new president to drive engineering services growth in Asia, the Middle East and Australia

GAPPS Thought Leadership Forum #60: Project Complexity and Capability – 2-3 May 2024 Online

ASCE Announces 2024 Outstanding Projects and Leaders Award Winners

Maumita Patwary joins PMWL research team in India

Association for Project Management appoints acclaimed business leader Yvonne Thompson as new President

Project Management Institute Introduces PMI Infinity™: The All-New AI- Powered Resource for Project Professionals

Dr. J. Davidson Frame leaves a lasting Legacy

Dr. Deepa Bhide appointed PMWJ Honorary Industry Advisor in India

PM Ready Achieves Non-Profit Status, Launches Website