In this episode, Ricardo addresses the problem of creating complex management systems to manage complex projects. This kind of mistake is very common. As things become more complex, you add more layers of controls, reporting, etc. That is where bureaucracy is born.
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In this episode, Ricardo discusses how you can decompose a program into the respective projects and their components. He uses the example of a Course or Degree being divided into disciplines and classes. In the end, Ricardo addresses a fundamental question: Is a class a routine or a work package? Listen to the episode to know the answer.
In this episode, Ricardo talks about the Go Horse Process, a “new” paradigm in project management methodologies. :)
In this episode, Ricardo explains the differences between project and production/operations management, giving characteristics and examples of both areas.
In this episode, Ricardo gives three important tips on how to plan for entropy: knowing when to allow fluctuations in the project tasks; recognize that problems will happen and be prepared; learn how to control the process of disorder.
In this episode, Ricardo explains what is entropy and how it’s related to project management. Next week, he’ll show how we can act in the midst of disorder within a project environment. Watch the video by Prof. Brian Cox: http://rvarg.as/fc
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about two approaches in the management of very small projects. The first approach deals with the management of projects in a cluster. The second seeks to simplify the processes of project management, reducing management complexity.
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 is incisive on commenting the relevance and importance of the correct use of project management software. He makes it clear that the fundamentals of project management can not be forgotten because they are much more important than the mastery of any existing software.
In this podcast, Ricardo gives tips for those who are wanting to change careers toward Project Management. He talks a bit about his own career and shows how we must be willing to break new ground, expanding our career options.
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the difference between cost and price. Many people are confused and Ricardo explains what's behind each one, differentiating them.
In this podcast, Ricardo invites us to think in the Project Management concepts as skills for the personal and professional lives of any person, not just project managers. Much of what is discussed in project management and many of its tools may be useful in various professions such as lawyers, teachers, writers, etc.
In this podcast, Ricardo pays homage to his friend and teacher Danúbio Becker Borba, who died recently. Prof. Danúbio was an example of a dedicated teacher and one of the volunteers founders of the chapter PMI São Paulo. He had special participation in designing the PMDome workshop and pioneered the use of the techniques of games for education in project management.
In this podcast, Ricardo gives us 5 tips on how to sell the idea of project management to people outside the area, i.e., how we can do the right marketing for people with different perceptions of those from projects managers.
In this podcast, Ricardo discusses the definition of the word "project". He says that the word "project" has two meanings. The first is related to the endeavor needed to produce a unique product or service, as presented in the PMBOK® Guide.