In this podcast, the last one of 2013, Ricardo talks about his perspectives for next year, in the world of project management. He highlights that the project manager's technical ability is becoming something already established and the professional should seek to differentiate herself to improve her ability to propose new ideas, new approaches, to risk and innovate in the projects.
In this podcast, Ricardo makes his retrospective of 2013. Again, a year with mixed feelings. A good year for some, a tough one for others. One of the points highlighted by Ricardo was the dangerous excess of expectation, from companies, governments and professionals, about what really project management can bring as a result, when well executed. In the next podcast, he will talk about the perspectives for 2014.
In this episode, Ricardo talks about a question that is one of the most frequent in the project area: Must the project manager have technical knowledge regarding the project product? An engineering project, for example, must necessarily be managed by an engineer?
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about a complex situation where a stakeholder, on the client side, refuses to accept deliveries, seeking to impute contractual penalties to the company managing the project. Ricardo shows two actions, on preventive and one corrective, that can be taken.
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the cultural differences within a project environment. He gives valuable tips on how the project manager must address the differences within his team, the sponsors and the stakeholders and can thus create an effective communication process, based on respect and cultural integrity of all parties.
In this podcast, directly from the PMO Symposium 2013 in San Diego, Ricardo makes a brief summary of his perceptions about the main themes of the event, and comments the keynotes by Robert Kaplan (one of the creators of the Balanced Score Card - BSC) who spoke about the strategic position of the PMO, and Daniel Pink, on influence. He also comments on the winning of PMO of the Year Award.
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the difficulties that the project manager goes through when dealing with an organization with low maturity in project management. He shows how the project manager can cope with the problems arising from this scenario.
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the PMI Global Congress 2013 which took place in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He makes a brief summary of his perceptions of the key topics of the event, such as, how the project manager can practice and improve his, or her, leadership and influence skills. Ricardo also talks about the importance of participating in the PMI Global Congress, especially for the great opportunities for learning and networking.
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the differences between processes and projects. There is still much confusion in people's minds about the characteristics and purposes of one or the other. Ricardo seeks to remedy this confusion by bringing a few examples that illustrate each case.
In this podcast, Ricardo about the main differences in management technology projects as compared to other projects.
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Published in 2013