For today’s episode, we are talking with Patti Viri-Cruz, the Director of PT Portfolio, Design and Construction at Genentech. A professional in project management who has built processes and programs from the ground up, putting the business's needs first. In this episode, we'll talk about diversity and how it's important for running a group or team. How does Patti get the most out of what each team member is good at? Is it through inspiration? Also, we'll find out what project managements role is in the biotech sector and how the Cora software solution has helped to streamline a global corporation like Genentech and its sister companies around the world.
00:00 - Introduction
01:01 - Who is Patti Viri-Cruz?
01:38 - Diversity in a nutshell
02:48 - Patti’s fun experiment with Aaron
06:56 - Maximizing team performance
10:11 - The importance of leading by example
12:15 - Pandemic and post-pandemic comparison
15:57 - Project management in biotech
24:00 - How did Cora Systems help Genentech?
Connect with Patti Viri-Cruz here
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The Project Foundry, founded by Declan Ryan, helps business and technology leaders deliver business-driven technology change and realize value by bridging strategy and execution. He is also the CEO and today, he is our guest for this episode. Today, we are going to talk to him about the ways in which the company makes its clients’ lives better. Was Declan surprised by how companies managed their strategies? Did he notice a recurring set of fears? What impact do certain issues have on government and business? Also, where does leadership in a company reside? How do businesses actually put their strategies into action?
In this episode, we will also learn how an individual can assist the leadership team of a company with the goals that they have set for themselves. Is it really as simple as outlining a route that can lead to success? Learn more as you listen to this episode.
00:00 - Introduction
00:14 - Introducing Declan Ryan
00:47 - Declan Ryan’s story
02:55 - How does The Project Foundry improve client lives?
04:08 - How do certain issues affect business and government?
05:34 - Helping business leaders with their strategy
10:55 - Where does the leadership in a company reside?
14:17 - How do businesses execute their strategies?
Connect with Declan Ryan here
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Josh Lee is the co-founder of Rev Technologies, a company that specializes in SAP implementation and technology strategy for heavy manufacturing and project-centric firms. In this episode, we discuss the major trends affecting the aerospace and defense industries, as well as how these trends impact the line of business. In addition, we will find out whether or not the industry will experience the impending shifts that we have been speculating about. What kinds of issues could come up in the future, and how he thinks we should handle them? Lastly, we will talk about how adjusting to new circumstances can be the most effective strategy for companies.
00:00 - Introducing Josh Lee
00:48 - Who is Josh Lee and what does he do?
02:50 - The major trends affecting the aerospace and defense industry
11:04 - Will there be a future change in the industry?
14:51 - How will this change look from an executive perspective and how will it help?
15:34 - What is their plan for resolving future problems that may emerge?
18:17 - How does working in pharma differ from working in aerospace?
20:00 - The power of adaptation
21:27 - Where can we find Josh Lee?
Connect with Joshua Lee here
Reach out to Josh through email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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