Innovation business cases and recurring revenues In a recent review of a financial education program about business cases, I was struck by the lack of attention for recurring revenues. When I checked further literature on this topic as well as example business cases, I found confirmation that this gap seems omnipresent. This is a real… Read More Missing link in real portfolio management
Knowledge Work and IT Support Just read “Rethinking Knowledge Work” in the McKinsey Quarterly (full article here). It nicely categorizes knowledge work in a 2×2 framework where level of interdependence (individual or group) is plotted against complexity of the task (routine or judgement). Then the article maps IT support practice and options on this job framework, to… Read More If portfolio management is knowledge work, what tools do we need?
Stuck in portfolio management process definition? Ever since I first got involved in portfolio management, I regularly encounter cases of “portfolio process definition” projects that seem to last forever. Thinking about this recurring phenomenon, I see some common patterns: the process definition is done by analysts that try to derive business requirements from executives that have trouble… Read More The minimal portfolio management process