Good project management and good portfolio management tools

PPM tools compromise between project support and portfolio management In my previous post I blogged about the maturation of portfolio management (PFM) as a separate discipline, related to but different from project management (PM). The automatic bundling of both under the PPM acronym (stressing the linkage between these processes) is loosing its value now that we… Read More Good project management and good portfolio management tools

Portfolio Health dashboard

Determining portfolio health According to Cooper et al. (2001) state that portfolio management has the following four objectives: Maximize the value of your portfolio Seek balance in your portfolio Your portfolio must be strategically aligned Pick the right number of projects These portfolio management objectives need to be translated into Key Performance Indicators (KPI-s) so… Read More Portfolio Health dashboard

Debunking 3 myths in portfolio management

Just before my summer holiday, we ran a very succesful expert meeting with German portfolio managers in Düsseldorf. The audience was really enthusiastic about my presentation of myths in portfolio management, so I decided to blog about them right after my return. Here they are (in my favourite order): “Portfolio management is a well-defined top-down… Read More Debunking 3 myths in portfolio management