In this podcast Ricardo talks about the course of Corporate Strategy that he took at MIT. In the course the focus was the strategic model called Delta Model, where the customer relationship is the cornerstone of any strategy. The course was conducted by Prof. Arnoldo Hax, one of the world’s experts in strategy.
- The Strategic Execution Framework (SEF)
- March 25th, 2015
In this episode, Ricardo comments on the Strategic Execution Framework® (SEF) directly from Stanford University. He highlights the simplicity and clarity of this framework created by IPS Learning and the Stanford Center for Professional Development (...)
- Why is it So Hard to Define Clear Criteria for Selecting Projects?
- May 13th, 2013
In this podcast, Ricardo lists the three main reasons why it is so difficult to establish criteria for selecting projects in a Portfolio Management. They are: the lack of clarity in the strategic objectives, the difficulty in measuring intangibles (...)
- Directly from the Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit 2012 in London
- June 20th, 2012
In this podcast, Ricardo, directly from London, talks about the Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit 2012, meeting to address Portfolio Management and IT Governance. He talks about the main topics discussed at the Summit, especially the strategic value (...)
- Demystifying the Portfolio Management – Part 3/3: A comparison and Decision
- March 8th, 2012
In this third and final podcast of the series, Ricardo talks about the comparison to the project selection and choice. He gives two examples of comparison one simpler - the weighted score matrix, and other more complex - AHP - Analytic Hierarchy (...)
- Demystifying the Portfolio Management – Part 2/3: The Criteria
- March 5th, 2012
In this second podcast of the series, Ricardo talks about the selection criteria in portfolio management. He explains that in addition to financial criteria, there are others who may be considered and, even if it is intangible, there are ways to make (...)
- Using Project Management to Plan your Year - Part 2/2
- January 9th, 2012
In this second podcast of the series, Ricardo talks about portfolio management of personal projects. He explains that it is necessary to map and select which projects will be undertaken, which will be later, a which will not be made and which (...)
- Using Project Management to Plan Your Year - Part 1/2
- January 2nd, 2012
In this first podcast of 2, Ricardo gives some tips on how to manage personal projects that take place during the year. He exemplifies with the planning he did for his personal projects for 2011 and 2012. Ricardo explains that the first thing he did (...)
- Defining Project Success – Part 2 of 2
- February 6th, 2011
In this second podcast of the series, Ricardo talks about the success in projects from the perspective of the sponsor or the executive. He explains that the project must be aligned with the company's strategic planning, generate strategic benefits, (...)
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