Project Portfolio Management
Managing the Project Pipeline
Project portfolio management is the coordinated and controlled management of a portfolio of projects to achieve a set of business objectives.
This article outlines techniques a company can use to accurately determine its capability to deliver a specific number of projects and programmes each year.
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From R&D to Customer Service, effectively serving the Value Chain is an integral part of an organisation's success when bringing new products to market.
If you don't know the values and costs of not executing your projects then you're probably not maximising the value of your project portfolio.
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A good project portfolio ranking system should not only make the job much easier and faster, but also yield a superior result over doing it manually.
Does the use of Portfolio Management drive maturity in project execution, or is mature project execution necessary before adopting Portfolio Management?
Choosing the right Project Portfolio Management solution can be challenging, these are 6 key criteria that buyers should focus on during the selection process.
How does your organisation determine what projects gain approval and receive the funding to proceed and are they really worth the expense?
For most organisations the demand for new projects will occasionally outweigh the capacity to do them. So how do you decide when faced with too many projects, which stay and which go?
This article is intended to clarify the main differences and to distinguish the unique aspects of project portfolios, programmes and projects.
The bread and butter of most IT organisations is the successful execution of projects; however, choosing the right projects to deliver remains a challenge for many companies.
You've got a ton of projects. You can't do them all at once because you don't have the people. One tactic is to organise the projects into a portfolio and rank them by priority.
Project portfolio management organises a series of projects into a single portfolio of reports that capture project objectives and other critical factors.
How to improve the maturity of your project management function using an evolutionary path from disorganised processes to a mature disciplined approach.
As project portfolio management (PPM) continues to gain momentum in all sectors of the economy, does it represent a significant departure from traditional management techniques?
The Portfolio, Programme and Project Management Maturity Model (P3M3) is a reference guide for structured best practice. It breaks down the broad disciplines of portfolio, programme and project management into a hierarchy of Key Process Areas (KPAs).
The P3M3 describes the portfolio, programme and project-related activities within key process areas that contribute to achieving a successful project outcome.
Definition: Project portfolio management organises a series of projects into a single portfolio consisting of reports that capture project objectives, costs, timelines, resources, risks, accomplishments and other critical factors. Executives can then regularly review entire portfolios, spread resources appropriately and adjust projects to produce the highest departmental returns.
Directing the individual project correctly will ensure it is done right. Directing 'all the projects' successfully will ensure we are doing the right projects. - Robert Buttrick