Stakeholder Management - PMBOK 5th Edition - Part 1 of 2

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the chapter 13 of the PMBOK® 5th Edition, Stakeholder Management. Ricardo comments on the characteristics of the four processes that have been grouped together in this new knowledge area. In the next podcast, Ricardo continues to talk about how to execute and control the Stakeholder Management Plan.

Main Differences between the 4th and the 5th Edition of the PMBOK® Guide

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the main differences between the fourth and the fifth edition of the PMBOK ® Guide. He introduces the 10th knowledge area, Stakeholders, created for the fifth edition, and comments on the news in every other knowledge area, that together have a total of 47 processes, three more than in the fourth edition of the Guide.

The New PMBOK® Guide 5th Edition

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the fifth edition of the PMBOK® Guide, which is the most popular reference on project management. Ricardo comments on the new features of this new version of the standard and presents his new video, showing the development of the new processes flow, that you can download on the site. There is also to download a canvas that you can use to repeat the process shown in the video and make the processes flow at...

Handling Similar Projects

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about how to manage similar projects with many features in common. He suggests the creation of information components and templates, like Lego bricks, which together will speed up the process of producing, for instance, of the scope and project budget documents, according to customer request.

Software Development Projects: Are There Too Many Tribal Chiefs to Few Indians?

In this podcast, Ricardo comments an article that criticizes the current model of project management in software development companies. The article says that several companies are allocating more project managers than developers in their teams, generating lack of effectiveness among other problems. Link for the cited article (Brazilian Portuguese): http://rvarg.as/5l

Understanding the GTD: Processing, Projects / Contexts and Execution - Part 2 of 3

In this podcast, Ricardo presents the second episode of the series of three podcasts on Getting Things Done (GTD). He explains what we do with the ideas, appointments etc. that we collect daily. He gives tips on how to organize tasks into projects and contexts and explains each. Listen to the first episode: http://www.ricardo-vargas.com/podcasts/understanding-the-gtd-part-1-of-3/