PM² Methodology in the 87th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF-HELEXPO)
On Tuesday, September 12, 2023, the PM² Alliance and PM² EU team participated in the roundtable discussion titled “Industry 4.0: From Lab to Practice” as part of the 87th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF-HELEXPO). The aim of this event was to shed light on the numerous opportunities, promising prospects, and significant challenges arising from the combination of advanced research with the dynamic market within the framework of the rapidly evolving 4th Industrial Revolution (#Industry4.0).
Mr. Athanasios Fourtounas, Assistant Professor at the City College, European Campus of the University of York, and Senior Trainer at Human Asset (M.Sc., PMP, PMI-RMP, PM² Trainer) took part in the discussion representing the PM² Alliance and the PM² EU. He thoroughly explored the world of PM², and highlighted its close relationship with European funding programmes, as well as its critical role in public administration. The topics covered were diverse, including research and development in the Industry 4.0 sector, exit strategies coupled with financing approaches, sustainability, environmental impacts, and an examination of the multifaceted challenges faced by businesses in this dynamic field.
In this context, Mr. Fοurtounas highlighted how the PM² methodology is a comprehensive and up-to-date tool for managing the challenges of Industry 4.0. After all, the flexibility of the PM² methodology allows companies to quickly adapt to a constantly changing market and take advantage of the opportunities that arise. With the support of PM², businesses can effectively manage their projects, integrate innovations into their daily operations and ensure their sustainability in a competitive world. This, overall, helps create new growth opportunities and empowers businesses to meet the demands of Industry 4.0.
The PM² Alliance is committed to continuing its support for the promotion of the PM² methodology as an open and accessible project management framework, aiming to contribute to the achievement of the goals of the 4th Industrial Revolution in Europe and beyond.