One of the biggest issues facing enterprises today is connecting strategy and execution. This strategic alignment is absolutely essential to creating business value.
This paper discusses two approaches to help improve strategy and project alignment, and improve project performance across the enterprise. The first approach is project portfolio management waste helps business leaders select and prioritize projects that align with the organizations strategic plan. The second is an integrated project management process that describes ownership and accountability at each level -- from strategy to project implementation -- to ensure efficient and effective strategy execution.