In this podcast Ricardo makes a journey to the future, talking about the main perpectives for the incoming year. Optimism and opportunities are the key words for the project managers searching new challenges. This is the last podcast of 2009.
In this podcast Ricardo makes a retrospective of project management in the world in 2009. He presentes the 5 highlights of the year in project, including Portfolio Management, Crisis Management and the government participation and bailout to projects.
In this podcast Ricardo presents the highlights of the conference realized last week in Amman, Jordan. The event discussed the association between leadership, governance, execution and strategy. Ricardo leaded the discussions about execution and projects.
In this podcast Ricardo discusses the real role of the project manager as a decision maker. He afirms that the project manager doesn't have the function of only generate elegant reports and preparing meetings. His/her role goes above and beyond this. The PM role is to take the right decision to lead the project to success.
In this podcast Ricardo presents the concept of opportunities management as part of the risk management process. He also talks about the most important strategies to respond to the "positive" risks in a project environment.
In this podcast Ricardo presents the PMBOK Guide (c) 4th Edition process flow. In the flow, the 42 processes of PMBOK are organized based on the natural project flow and not by the knowledge area. The final artwork of the flow is available for free download at www.ricardo-vargas.com (download area).
In this podcast Ricardo makes comments about the cover of the British magazine The Economist on 14 of November, 2009. The magazine presented the opportunities in Brazil and how the country is dealing with the growth. It will be a unique opportunity for superior practice of Project Management and certainly the biggest challenge for the future.
In this podcast Ricardo talks directly from the Projects 2 Point Conference that happened from October 3rd to October 5th, 2009 in Cairo, Egypt. In the podcast he discusses the highlights of the conference, like agile, project management in oil and gas. Beyond this, Ricardo analyze the perspectives for Egypt and also Africa and Middle East as certainly the next area in the planet to register record growth in the incoming years.
In this podcast Ricardo presents the highlights of the award promoted by the British magazine The Economist for the most important innovations of the year. Ratan Tata for the low cost car "Tata Nano" and Mark Zukerberg, Facebook founder, are among the recepients. Topics of how project management is critical for innovation implementation were among the discussed items in a 2 day meeting with more than 120 people from all over the world.
In this second podcast about standards and ISO, Ricardo provides updated information about the ISO TC236 (Technical Commitee 236) that is developing the ISO 21500, which is fully dedicated to project management.
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Published in 2009