2006 Bill Duncan (USA)
|William R Duncan, primary author of original PMBOK|
William was the primary author of the original (1996) PMBOK - A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. With over 2,000,000 copies distributed worldwide, this seminal work is the most widely used project management guide in the world today.
In addition, his "process model" of project management was used to organize ISO 10006, Guidelines for quality in project management.
He currently chairs the Board of PMCert, the certification body of the American Society for Advancement of Project Management (asapm). In addition, he is the former Director of Standards for both asapm and the Project Management Institute, Inc. (USA).
He continues his extensive volunteer service as one of the founding members of the Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards (GAPPS), which has recently published a framework for global performance based competency standards for project managers.