Volume XIII, Issue V – May 2024

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


Project management in Italy has grown enormously and significantly in recent years, Interview with Graziano Trasarti, Founding Member, President, ISIPM (Italy)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

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Featured Papers

Elevating Visibility of Project Management Knowledge: Artificial Intelligence (AI) may lead the way
By Muhamed Abdomerovic (USA)

Project Management to Net Zero
By Mark Reeson (UK)

Quantum Project Management and the Concept of Space-time
By Bob Prieto (USA)

Performance limiting factors for complex projects within the Royal Canadian Air Force
By Sébastien Montreuil and Prof Christophe Bredillet, PhD (Canada)

Managing Customer Projects vs. Internal Projects: Some under-acknowledged differences, and their relevance for discussing project management in Supplier Organisations vs. Owner Organisations
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Project Management of UN Activities: An Operational Guide to end-to-end Project Delivery
By Prof Dr. M. F. HARAKE (France)

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Series Articles

Artificial Intelligence Enablement of Public Health: A Transformative Approach – Future of Healthcare and Artificial Intelligence (AI) (Practical Insights and Diverse Perspectives on AI in Healthcare Project Management)
By Dr. Deepa Bhide (India)

How public projects differ from other projects, Part 2 (Let’s Talk About Public Projects)
By Stanislaw Gasik, PhD (Poland)

Risk in the Earlier Project Phases: A brief guide (Practical Project Risk Management)
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

The role of Project Managers in driving sustainability across industries (Implementing BS202002: Benefits Management in Programs, Projects & Portfolios)
By Dr. Hugo Minney (UK)

Cashflow Matters in Project Business (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

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Advisory Articles

Forward Progress: The Consolidation Technique
By Jeff Oltmann (USA)

Better progress measurement is the secret to successful projects – and a crucial objective for IT in project-driven organisations
By Jean Luc Ozoux (France)

Top 10 causes of stalled AI/ML projects and some suggestions
By Yogi Schulz (Canada)

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How to Implement a Competency Development/Capacity Building Program for Earned Value Management that has been Tested and Proven to Work
By Dr. Paul D. Giammalvo (Indonesia)


Good News, Professional Society News (PMI, APM), New Contracts (BAE Systems, Cummins, Rolls-Royce, ASCO, Landmark Power Holdings), the politics of green energy and the famous Lincoln Imp (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)

Reunión de Socios del Capítulo de Madrid y Asamblea General (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Recent Regulatory Changes in the Indian Fintech space: Impact on the Project Economy (Update from PMO Global Alliance India Hub)
By Sri Sudharshan M (India)

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Book Reviews

Relationships at Work: How to Authentically Network within Your Company (Amplify Publishing)
By Rachel B. Simon
Reviewed by Christa Ward, PMP (USA)

Optimizing Project Work, Management and Delivery (CRC Press)
By Gary L. Richardson and Brad M. Jackson
Reviewed by Gauranga Deka, PMP (USA)

The Project Manager’s Communication Toolkit (CRC Press)
By Shankar Jha
Reviewed by Susan Baldwin, PMP (USA)

Data Analytics in Project Management (CRC Press)
By Seweryn Spalek, Ed.
Reviewed by Charlotte McKenzie (USA)

Managing Project Competence: The Lemon and the Loop (CRC Press)
By Rolf Medina
Reviewed by Muriel Hairston-Cooper (USA)

Crafting Connection: Transform how you communicate with yourself and others (Practical Inspiration Publishing)
By Felicity Dwyer
Reviewed by Eddrika Russell, PMP (USA)

Welcome to AI: A Human Guide to Artificial Intelligence (HBR Press)
By David L. Shrier
Reviewed by Gabriela Cadena, PMP (USA)

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Recent News

Rate of Ocean Warming and Sea Level Rise have Doubled

GAPPS Thought Leadership Forum #61 – Project Sustainability – September in Singapore

FREE Virtual PM Conference in October – Planning the Future: PM in the Era of Digitalization

The Benefits of Hybrid Working for Mental Health

27 new works added to PM World Library

New AI Service “Buddy” Revolutionizes Project Management Learning and Practice

Theofanis Giotis rejoins PMWJ Correspondents Team in Greece

The Future of Teaching and Learning: AI Applications in Project Management and beyond – 2 & 3 May, live & virtual, WU Vienna, Austria

Project management profession contributes £186bn to UK economy – APM Golden Thread Report 2024

Roberto Mori appointed PMWJ Honorary Industry Advisor in Italy