Topic: introduction to portfolio rationalization

A Guide to Project Portfolio Management

This presentation provides an in-depth (50+ pages) introduction to Project Portfolio Management (PPM). What is PPM? Why is PPM important? What are the key challenges in implementing PPM? What are the key myths related to PPM? What are the benefits of PPM? What are the key steps in implementing PPM? How do you measure success? What are portfolio metrics that matter? And much more!

Management of Portfolios

This best practice brief whitepaper discusses management of portfolios from a new product development perspective – agruing that how you spend your money is more important than how much you spend, it makes the case for portfolio management as the guide.

Project Portfolio Management Framework for Interdependent Projects

Traditionally, management of portfolio frameworks and methodologies have focused on independent projects undertaken in the same funding cycle. This paper discusses a project portfolio management (PPM) framework that includes a model and approach to optimizing a portfolio of interdependent projects.

Project Portfolio Management Maturity Framework

This paper describes a framework for project portfolio management maturity (PPM) or classification – companies/organizations can fall into one of the four categories and consequently have a different PPM strategy to improve their capability.

Guide to Program Portfolio Management (PPM)

This presentation discusses project portfolio management (PPM) including, what is PPM? what are the benefits in using PPM? what are the challenges in implementing PPM? what are common myths about PPM? how to implement PPM step-by-step? what are some PPM models? what are PPM metrics? what are best practices and lessons learned implementing PPM?&nbsp;<br /><br />Good Discussion!

Benefits Led Project Portfolio Management

The author argues that traditional project portfolio management is bottom-up, hence ineffective, and proposes a top-down i.e. benefits driven approach to project portfolio management (PPM).

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IT Strategy Template

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7 Steps to Business and IT Alignment

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