Project Management Journal®
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By Lundin, Rolf A. In Project Society, organizing by projects plays a prominent role. This type of society is already here, but projectification continues to lead developments and transformations along a set of paths…
By Love, Peter E. D. Retrospective sense making is used to determine how and why rework in offshore hydrocarbon projects occurred. Staff from organizations operating at the blunt end (e.g., clients/design engineers…
A study on complexity and uncertainty perception and solution strategies for the time/cost trade-off problem
By Wauters, Mathieu In this article, the Discrete Time/Cost Tradeoff Problem (DTCTP) is revisited in light of a student experiment. Two solution strategies are distilled from the data of 444 participants and are…
The impact of residual risk and resultant problems on information systems development project performance
By Purvis, Russell The research presented in this article considers how residual risk impacts project performance and: (1) evaluates the impact of specific categories of residual risks (actor, technology, task, and…
By Sharifi, Masoud Mohammad Project portfolio management deals with the selection of multiple projects. Because the number of potential projects that can be selected is greater than the number of projects that can be funded,…
By Worsnop, Thomas We studied the interplay between open and closed innovation at Crossrail, Europe's largest civil engineering project -- aiming to build a suburban railway system in London. Our findings suggest that…
By Hsu, Jack S. Information systems development (ISD) projects are complex, requiring a variety of expertise. Coordinating such expertise helps manage complexity, increasing the likelihood of a project's success.…
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