This paper argues that while project portfolio management (PPM) tools, templates, and techniques can create substantial business value, they must be combined with governance, and financial discipline to create the most business value for the organization.
Why use Project Portfolio Management (PPM)? CIOs recognize that one of the most effective ways to ensure projects and programs success is through formal portfolio management. However, there is little data on the actual delivery of business value or ROI through PPM tools, templates, and techniques. This research bridges that gap by providing empirical evidence with practical case study examples of the benefit of using PPM.
This case study describes the implementation, and benefits – return on investment (ROI) and intangibles – derived by an organization that implemented a Project Portfolio Management Platform. The discussion pertains to a specific firm but can be used to understand the benefits your organization can derive by using PPM tools and platforms. You can also use this to create a business case for your PPM tool/platform purchase.
This paper introduces project portfolio management (PPM), explains the importance of PPM, discusses common tools, templates, and techniques, demonstrates the contribution of PPM to organizational success and the use of PPM in the creation of business value. Excellent place to start your PPM journey.
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.
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.
This whitepaper defines project and portfolio management (PPM), governance, and describes a model for portfolio management governance.
This whitepaper describes a seven step process to implement best practice based financial controls for portfolio, program and investment projects.
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.
This paper discusses the single biggest reason for business value loss: selecting the wrong portfolio of projects. It provides reasons for selecting the wrong project and ways to mitigate this problem.