Yesterday, Joris van Grimbergen of Stork and Jac Goorden of Flightmap presented their approach to asset portfolio management with Flightmap to an audience of experts (in Dutch). Check the Webinar on Vimeo. The portfolio management process and objectives in asset-heavy environments are well described and the role of tooling.
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
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
“Why don’t we grow at the rate projected by our approved business cases?” It is a known best practice to use business cases as a means to evaluate potential investments or projects. I have blogged about how this can play a pivotal role in portfolio management, when it is done right. By using business case thinking… Read More When Business Cases Don’t Add Up
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