Polish Project Excellence Award; XVIII Conference IPMA Poland; 7 Gaz-System projects; Polish Silicon Valley; PMI Poland



By Artur Bialy

International Correspondent for PM World Journal

Kraków, Poland



Polish Project Excellence Award

The Polish Project Excellence Award Gala was held on October 22, 2015 at the exclusive Marriott Hotel in the center of Warsaw held. During the event, emerged winner of the contest for the best-managed project in Poland in 2015. The event was preceded by a meeting VIPs, which was attended, among others, representatives of strategic business partners IPMA Poland, representatives and managers finalists Assessors Teams evaluating this year’s draft.

Polish winner of Project Excellence Award 2015 was the Nowy Styl Group for the project – Innovative technologies in the furniture industry – construction of a modern production plant in Nowy Styl Sp. zoo and implementation of innovative products on the European market

XVIII Conference IPMA Poland

The biggest project management conference in Poland took place on 22-23 October 2015. XVIII IPMA Poland conference main theme was “Projects of the future: New horizons, proven solutions ”

Conference IPMA Poland allows a wider audience to hear the speeches of eminent practitioners who implement innovative development projects impacting favorably on the economy and their actions promote effective management, as well as trainers and coaches specializing in the development of soft skills project manager. The aim of this year’s event was an attempt to develop a common language for business, science and administration units, the promotion of Polish entrepreneurship and modern technologies.

This year’s conference breaks for a moment from the past and analyzing the facts and conclusions. Breaks with theoretical considerations and scenarios for “what if”. It opens up a world vision of modern project management – vision for 5, 10 or 15 years. You will journey through time in the world of project management – with unconventional methodologies, techniques that focus the best possible practices and ideas that may seem futuristic.


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About the Author

pmwj41-Dec2015-Bialy-PHOTOArtur Bialy, PMP

Kraków, Poland




Artur Bialy is an experienced project manager, program manager and technical manager/leader, with approximately 15 years of experience managing IT projects on various levels. He has managed the implementation of complex internet applications, data warehouse and real-time systems. Artur has worked in various roles for international companies in Poland, Ireland, France and Spain. He is an expert in IT project management, business intelligence and real-time applications. Mr. Bialy graduated from the University of Technology and Science, the Department of Computer Science, where he was conducting research into Intelligent Agent Systems and Artificial Intelligence.

Artur holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Computer Science. He also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP ®) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and is an active member of PMI; he was a founding member of the PMI Poland Chapter. He is involved in new agile project management practices, works as an active Scrum Master and helps in implementations of lean/agile practices. He is certified Scrum Master and as one of few in Poland – Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) by Scrum Alliance. Artur is a Member of PMI® and the Scrum Alliance (Certified ScrumMaster). He is a founder and managing director of startup providing innovative technologies for travel sector – http://www.hypersquare.com/

Artur Bialy lives in Kraków, Poland and can be contacted at [email protected]. Artur’s project management blog can be found at http://www.bialy.eu/.

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