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Technology, Media and Telecommunications

The pandemic has led to unprecedented disruption, compelling organizations to swiftly adapt and expedite the adoption of new methods for delivering customer value. According to the PMI Pulse of the Profession 2021 report*, 68% of organizations had to undertake significant digital transformation changes due to this disruption.

Navigating Success in TMT: Tailored Project Solutions for Technology, Media, and Telecommunications

Ricardo Vargas has aided numerous TMT organizations worldwide in selecting, implementing, and optimize project and program management solutions for highly complex TMT projects, such as software development, digital marketing, artificial intelligence, network infrastructure, and more. Our project management consulting team boasts a successful track record in serving the technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) sector.

Here are a few of the ways our services can benefit your institution:

  • Quick Wins® Approach: Using our Quick Wins® approach to project planning, we assist TMT industries in planning, executing, and closing projects effectively and efficiently.
  • Agile and Business Agility: Today, the ability of an organization to rapidly adapt and respond to changing market conditions, customer needs, and emerging technologies is crucial. This involves making quick and effective decisions, changing direction when needed, and being flexible and responsive to new opportunities. We guide companies in discovering their inherent agility with a methodology that surpasses traditional business agility frameworks.
  • Portfolio and programs: We manage essential activities for your organization's portfolio selection, implementation, monitoring, and control, including defining selection criteria, communicating, monitoring scenarios, and managing budget cycles.

Our Clients in Technology, Media and Telecommunications

T-Systems
Prodemge
IDG Brasil
Siemens
NEC
Algar
All clients

What Kind of Support can we provide to you in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Project Management

Quick Wins® for Accelerated Planning

Imagine going from nothing to complete in 3 weeks! Our industry-leading Quick Wins® methodology can be used to structure and execute a project when circumstances do not allow for a normal planning process.

This can provide your organization with a tremendous competitive edge when project completion represents the difference between leading and following industry trends.

Quick Wins® can help guide:

  • Status assessment
  • Team planning and composition
  • First version definition
  • Design and implementation of a communications plan
  • Contingency process implementation
  • Identification of risk triggers
  • Project-specific leadership training and coaching
  • Support through to project operation
Project Management

Use of AI and Machine Learning to Leverage Project Performance

Ricardo was a pioneer in the use of Artificial Neural Networks to predict project behaviour. In 2015, he published the paper Applying Neural Networks and Analogous Estimating to Determine the Project Budget. In 2018 he founded with partners PMOtto, the first chatbot to employ machine learning to help manage projects and utilize project management software.

We can leverage machine learning to help your organization with:

  • Sentiment analysis
  • Task prediction
  • Project status trend analysis
  • The use of productivity AI assistant
  • Resources allocation to address team experience and knowledge
  • Financial forecasting and market crisis analysis
  • Fraud detection
Portfolio and Program Governance

Portfolio Selection and Optimization

We can help compare different projects using mathematical modeling and simulations.

In addition, we can help you with:

  • Portfolio maturity assessment and gap analysis
  • Design of portfolio management models
  • Application of the Bayesian estimator to model the intangible benefits of administrative projects or those not directly measurable
  • Comparison criteria definition
  • Budget and financial reserves modeling
  • Creation of portfolio performance indicators
Agile and Business Agility

Hybrid Models

Our clients have unique needs that cannot be met by any single model of agile transformation. For that reason, we build and implement hybrid models that combine Waterfall and Agile methodologies.

Ricardo Vargas is committed to taking the best parts of each methodology to find a tailored approach. We combine precise scope delivery with daily scrums while helping to create risk registers with Kanban methods.

We will help your organization:

  • Plan coexistence of Waterfall, Agile and Hybrid methodologies
  • Plan Agile sprints and scope definition
  • Utilization of Agile Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Establishment of Scrum Master and Project Manager
  • Improve WOW with Disciplined Agile delivery
  • Iteration planning
Agile and Business Agility

Scaling Agile

Organizations facing increased competition and market disruptions know that to be effective, Agile Transformation must be undertaken in all areas of the business, not just its technology.

Ricardo Vargas is one of the first certified consultants in SAFe® and has helped countless organizations achieve this mature approach to Agile, producing fast, adaptable and innovative solutions that not only respond to disruptive events but lead to ideas that disrupt markets themselves.

We can help with:

  • Organizational assessment against Agile methodologies
  • Scaling Agile using SAFe®
  • Adoption of process adaptability skills
  • Agile workforce design
  • Creating innovation roadmaps
  • Instilling technology readiness
  • Reframing leadership and team culture
Agile and Business Agility

Agile Project Management

Change your organization’s mindset and operating model with an agile makeover that helps you adapt and respond to a constantly shifting business environment.

True agile practices are based on strong team collaboration that allows organizations to test their challenges and react fast.

We can help you:

  • Build an internal case for agile transformation
  • Establish leader buy-in and commitment
  • Trigger behavioural change among employees
  • Design a Lean-Agile lifecycle and roadmap
  • Apply Scrum Principles to all complex projects
  • Optimize value streams and execution
  • Create retrospective planning and execution
Agile and Business Agility

Agile PMO

The Agile Project Management Office (PMO) is a critical element in implementing the lean and agile practices essential to your transformation.

We have the experience to set up your Agile PMO so that it drives innovation and improves overall adaptability.

We can assist you with:

  • Idea qualification and value streams
  • Agile PMO team and cross-functional assignments
  • Encouraging internal behavioural change
  • Establishment of collaboration platforms
  • Retrospective process implementation
  • Implementation of Work in Progress (WIP) management strategies
  • Development of communities of practice
  • Agile health checks
Enterprise Risk Management

Quantitative Methods and Risk Simulations

Increase the reliability of your forecasts with the most sophisticated mathematical and statistical simulators.

We are pioneers in the implementation of risk analysis simulation, with strong experience in the use of Monte Carlo Simulation and other methods.

We can also help with:

  • Risk data modeling
  • Simulation software implementation and setup
  • Data planning and structuring
  • Scenario planning
  • Statistical treatment of results
  • Mathematical modeling and estimates of financial and time reserves

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