Russell Archibald, now 93, is a globally-recognized author, consultant and lecturer on project management. With careers spanning more than 70 years, Russ has broad international experience in engineering, operations, program and project management within three project management related careers: Military/Aerospace, Corporate Engineer and Executive, and Management Consultant. Russ has consulted to a wide variety of organizations in many sectors in 16 countries on 4 continents. Fellow of the Project Management Institute (PMI®) (founding member No. 6, see his 1969 PMI paper), Honorary Fellow of the Association of Project Management (APM/IPMA), listed in Who’s Who in the World. Russ is co-author of Leading and Managing Innovation, 2nd edition 2015, (1st edition also available in Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese), and author of 3 editions of Managing High-Technology Programs and Projects, also published in Russian, Italian and Chinese.
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Worldwide:
In 2013 Russ completed a seven year assignment
as a member of a five person expert team advising
the Project Management Improvement Team within
the Global Threat Reduction Initiative/GTRI of the
National Nuclear Safety Administration/NNSA of
the USA Dept. of Energy.
International Project Management Maturity
Research: Since 2005 Russ has collaborated with
Prof. Dr. Darci Prado and a large team of volunteers
in Brazil, as well as in Italy, Portugal, Spain, and
Mexico to conduct maturity reseacrh across a broad
range of project categories and within all
government, business, and industrial sectors. They
have a series of articles on this subject published
in the PM World Journal. Go to “PM Maturity”
under Recent Papers & Presentations in the
column to the right, and also:
Click here to see a recent Executive Briefing by Russ on “A Proven Process to Reduce Uncertainty, Minimize Risk, Capitalize on Opportunities, and Assure Project Success.”
Russ made a presentation via the Internet at the International Project Management Forum in Moscow, Russia, in November 2015 on Project Management in the 1960s and the Formation of PMI. Click here to download his presentation slides. To see the translation of this presentation into Brazilian Portuguese by Russ’s good friend and colleague Peter Mello please go to: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/gest%C3%A3o-de-projetos-nos-anos-60-e-forma%C3%A7%C3%A3o-do-project-management .
Here is a recent paper on improving infrastructure project and program management in a very large governmental agency:
Program Management Improvement Team: A Best Practice Based Approach to Process Improvement and Program Governance at the National Nuclear Security Administration, presented at the 3rd annual University of Maryland Project Management Symposium in College Park, Maryland, USA in May 2016.
By Wayne Abba, Russell Archibald, Michael Haase, David Pells, Miles Shepherd, Marc Zocher
PMs Bahio Conference, Queretaro, Mexico, March 26, 2015:
Russ made a keynote presentation in Spanish at this conference. Click the link to the left on “Innovation and Project Management” to download his slides.
ICEC 2014 World Congress, Milan, Italy:
Russ presented a paper titled Linking the
Comprehensive Six Phase Project Life
Cycle and Project Team Cognitive
Readiness with the TCM Framework,
co-authored with Ivano and Daniele Di Filippo
and Shane Archibald, at the ICEC 2014 IX World
Congress in Milan, Italy October 20-22.
Download this paper here and download
our presentation slides here. To see and hear Russ’s
recorded presentation using PowerPoint 2010
(duration 45 minutes) click here.
Nuclear Non-Proliferation 2013 Paper:
“A Team-based Approach to Continuous Improvement in Program, Project and Portfolio Management — The U. S. Government’s Global Threat Reduction Initiative,” by Russell D. Archibald, David L. Pells, Wayne Abba, Miles Shepherd, and Marc Zocher, was presented by David Pells and Miles Shepard at the 27th IPMA World Congress in Durovnik, Croatia, on October 3, 2013.
View or download the paper & presentation here.
Russ was a plenary speaker at the PMI Frankfurt (Germany) Chapter sponsored Project Zone Congress March 2013. www.projectzonecongress.org. You can view his presentation on Leading & Managing Innovation here.
Copyright 2003-2013 Russ Archibald