Volume IV, Issue I – January 2015

In This Edition

Welcome to the January 2015 Edition of the PM World Journal
By David Pells, Managing Editor 

Letters to the Editor

On the Subject of Bob Prieto’s paper on the subject of The Challenge of Infrastructure and Long Term Investment in the December PMWJ
By Russ Archibald (Mexico) 

On the Subject of Alan Stretton’s first series article on “Project Successes and Failures” in the December 2014 PM World Journal
By Martin Price (UK)

Featured Papers

Project Management Mathematical Models for Sales Department on the Organization (on the example from construction industry)
By Prof Vladimir I. Voropajev, Prof Yan Gelrud, Oxana A. Klimenko (Russia)

Challenges of Dealing with Uncertainty
By Bob Prieto (USA)

Project Management Certification Benchmarking Research: 2015 Update
By Dr. Paul D. Giammalvo (Indonesia)

PMBOK Guide 5th Edition and Oracle Primavera P6: A Practical Step by Step Approach for Time Management
By Satya Narayan Dash, PMP, PMI-ACP (India)

An Analysis of Knowledge Management in PMBOK® Guide
By Stanislaw Gasik, PhD (Poland)

Series Articles

Some deficiencies in published causes of project failure (Series on Project Success and Failure)
By Alan Stretton, PhD (Hon) (Australia)

Seven Questions to Shape the Risk Process (Risk Doctor Series)
By Dr David Hillson (UK) 

For whose benefit? Reclaiming the role of users in projects (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

There are no shortcuts from Projects to Benefits (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Phil Driver and Ian Seath (UK)

Program Management Continuum: Delivering Business Benefits (Program Management Series)
By Russ Martinelli, Jim Waddell, Tim Rahschulte (USA)

ESEI Stakeholder Management: Introduction to a Series (New Series on Program/Project Stakeholders)
By Lynda Bourne, PhD (Australia)

Collaboration between IPMA National Associations and Academic Organizations (IPMA Education & Training Series)
By Ed Naughton and John Vickery (Ireland)

Advisory Articles

Managing risk and determining better outcomes
By Dennis Sheehan (UK)


What gets measured gets done
By Lucky Enajite Edjenekpo (Nigeria) 

The New Face of Project Management: Are Specialized PMOs and Mobile Tech the Future?
By Mike Sicilia (USA)

Trends in Real-Time Strategic Execution
By Tim Wasserman (USA)

Why PMP Certification and How it Helps the Business
By T. D. Jainendrakumar, PhD (India)

Projects and Programs are two different animals, don’t underestimate the gap
By Thomas Walenta (Germany)

Personal Stories

Kazakhstan: A Memorable Day Off
By Ed Fern (USA)

Second Editions

PMO Framework, and PMO Models for Project Business Management
By Dennis Bolles and Darrel Hubbard (USA) 

Guiding Principles: Commitment to ethics and values can empower leaders of teams, projects, programs and organizations
By David L. Pells (USA)


Project Management in Italy in 2014
By Luca Cavone (Italy)

Project Management Report from Minas Gerais
By Manuel Carvalho da Silva Neto (Brazil)

Project Management update from Santiago
By Jaime Videla (Chile)

Book Reviews

Personal Effectiveness in Project Management (PMI)
By Zachary Wong
Reviewed by Dan Murphy (USA)

Requirements Management: How to Ensure You Achieve What You Need from Your Projects (Gower)
By Mario Kossman
Reviewed by Douglas Dodd (USA)

It’s All About the People (CRC)
By Stephen Adriole
Reviewed by Arvind Tripathi (USA)

A World Gone Social (AMACOM)
By Ted Coine and Mark Babbitt
Reviewed by Bonnie Coker (USA)


People News

Future Events

Call for Papers

Research News

Education News 

Profession News

Publishing News

Industry News

News from Fascinating Projects & Programs

Other News