The nine dynamic conditions found were:
Interpersonal skills allow project professionals to engage with stakeholders, build and lead teams, and the generic skills and responsibilities of being a project professional. This includes leadership, emotional intelligence, and communication skills.
Training and certification
Training and certifications describe the requirement for any professional to continually develop their competence. This can take two forms: formal training courses underwritten by qualifications and accreditations by professional organisations or broader informal learning processes such as mentoring and exploring the latest research findings.
Team ethos comprises the values shared amongst project team members including a commitment to respect, transparency, open and honest communication, working collaboratively, and building trust.
Technology and data
Technology and data in project management concerns identifying and using the correct digital tools to manage and complete projects. More complex concepts include project data analytics as an area of competitive advantage.
Contracts are agreements made between two or more parties that create legally binding obligations between them. The contract sets out those obligations and the actions that can be taken if they are not met.
Knowledge management can be defined as the organisational activities that facilitate the creation, storage, sharing, and application of knowledge collectively held within the organisation. It allows individuals, projects, and organisations to share tacit knowledge to disseminate best practice and prevent repeat mistakes.
Agility is a broad set of principles encompassing many development methodologies for iterative and incremental developments throughout the life cycle. This helps organisations respond to changing requirements and situations.
Sustainability in the project management context balances the environmental, social, economic, and administrative aspects of project-based working to meet the current needs of stakeholders without compromising or overburdening future generations.
Projects are increasingly made up of individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, and ways of working. These differences create value, and diverse teams can bring about higher performance because of different experiences and perspectives. There can also be a strong sense of inclusion and community when people of different backgrounds and abilities come together for a common purpose.