M.Sc. Alona Zharova works as Managing Director at Collaborative Re- search Center 649 "Economic Risk" at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She is also a research assistant at Ladislaus von Bortkie- wicz Chair of Statistics at the same university and is currently working on her dissertation. Prior to this she carried out research on "Simulation modelling in IT project management" at Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University. She earned her degree there in Management of Organisations (Manager-Economist) in 2011. Her research interests include project management, simulations in management and scientometrics.