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Construindo Times Altamente Eficazes

Learn how to turn a group of people into a high-performing team. In a high performance team there is a great level of collaboration and innovation that helps to produce superior results consistently.


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):


When is the best time to do the Project Kick-off Meeting?

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the time that the project kick-off meeting should be performed. He explains that as the size of the project, the kick-off meeting does not necessarily have to be just one but many. Ricardo shows that we can have a kick-off meeting early in the project where the WBS is still wider, and we can have another kick-off meeting once the plan is ready.


Project Team Management

In this podcast Ricardo characterize the project teams and how to dimension them. He discuss the importance of diversity and common objectives during the team building, as the main stages faced by teams, according with Tuckman principles. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.