In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the indices of earned value in the project. He explains that the great secret of earned value is to evaluate current performance to project the future. Ricardo also explains how to analyze the rate of time or cost when it is less than, equal to or greater than one.Download
- Modeling and Optimizing Schedules with Line of Balance and Start-Finish Relationships
- June 1st, 2015
In this episode, Ricardo explains the benefits of using the Line of Balance with Start-to-Finish relationships, especially on projects with repetitive tasks. This podcast is based on the latest article published on his site. Read the article at (...)
- Lines of Balance - Part 2 of 2
- January 12th, 2014
In this second part of the podcast about Lines of Balance, Ricardo talks more about how this concept can be used in the project's planning and control phases. This time, Ricardo gives an example about the application of lines of balance in an (...)
- Lines of Balance - Part 1 of 2
- January 6th, 2014
In this podcast, Ricardo begins to explain what Line of Balance are and how can they be used. He gives an example of how to plan repetitive tasks in order to achieve optimal resources allocation and also know how the project's speed and progress (...)
- 4 Mechanisms for Forecast the Project Schedule and Cost
- February 6th, 2012
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the methods of forecasting project schedule and cost. He comments that there are four methods of predicting future project performance: time series methods, causal/econometrics methods, judgmental methods and (...)
- Why Time Management is Irrelevant in a Project?
- May 30th, 2011
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about time management in projects, he explains that many people are tied to time management and comments that the delay acts as a thermometer, but it may not necessarily be a problem in time management and it can (...)
- I am an New Manager of an Old Project: The Implications of Changing the Project Manager During the Project
- April 13th, 2010
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about what happens when the project manager is changed midway through the project, he explains that is important to keep the core team to ensure understanding of the project and gives some tips for the new project (...)
- Earned Value Management System - Critical Success Factors
- January 18th, 2010
In this podcast Ricardo discuss the critical success factors of the use of earned value in projects. He presents the main areas where everybody must pay attention while using the technique and also approaches the relevance of the proper understanding (...)
- Use of CPI and TCPI in the Earned Value Management (EVMS)
- September 7th, 2009
In this podcast Ricardo discuss the importance of TCPI (To Complete Performance Index) to evaluate the possibility of cost recovery in the project. The TCPI is the complement of CPI (Cost Performance Index) and allows the evaluation of the future (...)
- Project Time Management
- October 22nd, 2007
In this podcast Ricardo approaches the most classical knowledge area in project management, the project time management. He talks about the importance of understand project time management as part of an integrated management, with very low value if (...)
- Earned Value Project Management
- July 2nd, 2007
In this podcast Ricardo Vargas talks about the main concepts involved in the earned value analysis. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.
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