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Episode 496: Beyond Theory - Real-Life AI Solutions in Project Management (Free)

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In this pivotal episode of The PM Podcast, host Cornelius Fichtner is joined by Lloyd Skinner, CEO of, to explore the transformative impact of Artificial Intelligence in project management. Delving into two groundbreaking case studies, Skinner showcases how AI can enhance decision-making, improve project success rates, and address the challenges faced in traditional project management approaches. This episode not only sheds light on the practical applications of AI in managing projects but also provides a glimpse into the future, emphasizing the potential and strategic direction for incorporating AI technologies into project management practices.

Skinner’s extensive experience in program and project management, coupled with his advocacy for AI integration, makes for an enlightening discussion. With examples that highlight both the benefits and the hurdles of adopting AI, he offers a comprehensive view of AI's role in project management. This conversation is not only a testament to the advancements in AI technology but also serves as an inspiration for project management professionals to embrace innovative solutions for enhanced efficiency and effectiveness in their projects.

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • The Current State of AI in Project Management - Insights into how AI is currently being used in the field and its impact on project management practices.
  • Case Studies of AI Implementation - An in-depth look at two case studies where AI was successfully integrated into project management processes, including the challenges faced and the outcomes achieved.
  • Future Directions for AI in Project Management - Skinner’s vision for the future of AI in project management, including potential applications and the strategic approach needed for successful integration.

Resources Mentioned

  • - Visit Lloyd Skinner's company website for more information on AI solutions for project management.

Quotes from This Episode

  • "AI is not just a tool, it's a transformative force in project management." - Lloyd Skinner
  • "AI is not just about technology; it’s about fundamentally transforming how we manage projects." - Lloyd Skinner
  • "The integration of AI in project management allows us to not only predict outcomes but also to prevent potential failures before they happen." - Lloyd Skinner
  • "The future of project management lies in our ability to adapt and integrate AI technologies effectively." - Cornelius Fichtner

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Time-Stamped Show Notes

  • [00:00] - Episode introduction and overview of topics.
  • [03:00] - Lloyd Skinner discusses the current state of AI in project management.
  • [05:00] - Review of the impact of AI on project management.
  • [15:00] - Deep dive into the first case study of AI implementation.
  • [30:00] - Examination of the second case study and its outcomes.
  • [45:00] - Future directions for AI in project management and concluding remarks.

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Cornelius Fichtner
Cornelius Fichtner
Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM, is the host and the author at The Project Management Podcast. He has welcomed hundreds of guests and project management experts to the podcast and has helped over 60,0000 students prepare for their PMP® Exam. He has authored dozens of articles on and PM World 360. He speaks at conferences around the world about project management, agile methodology, PMOs, and Project Business. Follow him on Twitter and connect with him on LinkedIn.

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