Russ has written Chapter 2, “Inter-Relationships Between an Enterprise’s Strategic Management Process and It’s Program/Project Portfolio Management Process,” in the book Project Portfolio Management Strategies for Effective Organizational Operations, edited by Luca Romano and published by IGI Global Publishers, that was released in May 2017. Click here  to see the table of contents and links to a brochure about this book.

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: .

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. You can view his presentation on Leading & Managing Innovation here.