Planning and implementing IT portfolio management

maximizing the return on information technology investments
  • 245 Pages
  • 4.27 MB
  • English
IT Economics Corp. , Gaithersburg, Md
Information technology -- Cost effectiveness -- Evaluation., Management information systems -- Cost effectiveness -- Evaluation., Information technology -- Management -- Evaluation., Capital investments -- Evalua
Other titlesIT portfolio management
StatementEdmund W. Fitzpatrick.
LC ClassificationsHD30.2 .F58 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 245 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3313035M
ISBN 139780975964309
LC Control Number2004096973

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Planning and implementing IT portfolio management book Portfolio Management (PPM) goes beyond the typical project management approach to offer a set of proven business practices that can help executives, program managers, and project managers bring projects into alignment with the strategies, resources, and executive oversight of the overall enterprise.

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Implementing the Project Portfolio: A Vital C-Suite Focus, sponsored by PMI, draws on a global survey of more than senior executives from a range of industries, interviews with 10 corporate leaders and other experts, and substantial desk research.

Its key findings are: Three key elements of portfolio management success require C-suite support. All of these ideas are of course taken from his book Project Portfolio Management in Theory and Practice: Thirty Case Studies from around the World (Best Practices and Advances in Program Management) with the intent of giving you practical tips on how to implement project portfolio management in your own organization.

This title outlines a set of principles and analytical methods that can be adapted to different assessment scenarios designed to enable readers to construct their own effective methods for assessment.

Guidelines for design and methods of planning, choosing and implementation are provided. Book Description Implementing Project Portfolio Management addresses the “how-tos” of portfolio management. A major contribution to a field still evolving, this guide is aligned to The Standard for Portfolio Management – Fourth Edition and provides guidance for implementation.

The most successful companies running agile at scale share three common traits. First, the entire program is iterative. Traditional portfolio management is focused on top-down planning with work laid out over long time periods, but agile portfolio management takes the concept of build-measure-learn cycles used by individual agile teams and applies it on a larger scale.

Excellent portfolio management is crucial for the success of the client's investment plan. In this two-part self-study course narrated by Tom Tillery, you will learn the strategies applicable to implementing portfolio management, from selecting an investment adviser to populating the investment portfolio and completing the investment research.

Keys to Implementing Project Portfolio Management. Lee Merkhofer, Ph.D. Project portfolio management (PPM) is a tool-supported process for optimally selecting and managing the organization’s “portfolio” of projects. PPM can provide real value, but many organizations are finding implementing PPM Size: KB.

Project portfolio management (PPM) is the management of all projects in an organization from a high-level perspective. Many companies use a Project Management Office to handle all activities related to PMO is the central hub for all projects in the business, driving PPM on a largely strategic level.

Oracle® Project Portfolio Management Cloud Implementing Project Financial Management Release Part Number E Home. understand the value of project portfolio management oPortfolio managers and practitioners – Part 2 of the book provides the details on how to apply portfolio management.

It’s mapped to the performance domains of the Standard. oStrategists and thinkers – The primary focus of portfolio management is investment planning and execution. Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management 5 The course assumes little prior applied knowledge in the area of finance.

The course is intended for 32 academic hours (2 credit points). Course Objectives Investment analysis and portfolio management course objective is to help. "This book provides an excellent framework and real-world based approach for implementing IT portfolio management.

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It is a must-read for every CIO staff considering how to strategically and operationally impact their company's bottom line.". Project Portfolio ManagementProject Portfolio Management Planning/forecasting human resource and equipment demand and human resource and equipment needs.

Implementing PPM 1. Apply a PPM approach to the management of their projects. Identifying what scope of. Implementing Practical Project Portfolio Management is exceptionally effective when conducted onsite with your key PfM players participating.

Prerequisites This course does not require any prior project training or special knowledge of project management concepts, although a basic understanding is helpful for some of the exercises. expert Jochen Krebs, this book illuminates the opportunities—and rewards—of applying agile processes to your overall IT portfolio.

Whether project manager, business analyst, or executive—you’ll understand the business drivers behind agile portfolio management. And learn best practices for optimizing results. Implementing Project Portfolio Management Additional Resources: Books: Project Portfolio Management: A Practical Guide to Selecting Projects, Managing Portfolios, and Maximizing Benefits by Harvey A.

Levine The Standard for Portfolio Management by Project Management Institute IT Services Portfolio Management Best Practice Handbook by Gerard.

Active Portfolio Management and Portfolio Construction – Implementing an Investment Strategy 5 important reasons are the changing market behavior, and the advances in market research which will lead to improved tools in portfolio management. Active portfolio management is a widely used concept where investors compare their investment.

Definition. Portfolio management is the selection, prioritisation and control of an organisation’s programmes and projects, in line with its strategic objectives and capacity to deliver. The goal is to balance the implementation of change initiatives and the maintenance of business-­as­-usual, while optimising return on investment.

There are many good books on PPM. Just do a quick search on Amazon or any other online book store and you will get nearly appear. The Gower Handbook of Portfolio Management will be published later this year, and will contain contributions from.

Portfolio Plan: An investment strategy applied to a personal or corporate portfolio that determines its general purpose and constraints.

Once a portfolio plan has been determined, investments. The number of books that focus on practical advice for implementing a project portfolio management process is quite small.

you published your third book titled, “Project Portfolio Management in Theory and for implementation and then project management is responsible for the discipline to deliver these great ideas through planning.

The Portfolio Vision is a description of the future state of a portfolio’s Value Streams and Solutions and describes how they will cooperate to achieve the portfolio’s objectives and the broader aim of the Enterprise.

The portfolio vision sets a longer-term context for near-term decisions in a way that is both practical and inspirational.

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A complete and customized business planning process that will determine the work that gets added to the portfolio.

A framework to manage the portfolio and to deal with new work that arises during the year. TenStep, Inc. understands the value of portfolio management and the challenges in getting it established. Oracle® Project Portfolio Management Cloud Implementing Project Financial Management Planning resource breakdown structures provide a list of resource formats and associated planning resources that you can use for project and financial planning, and optionally, project reporting.

Book List: Contact Us. Implementing Practical Project Portfolio Management Course Summary Description Project Portfolio Management (PfM) is the set of processes that ties project execution to achievement of business strategy. It determines how you choose and fund your projects and is a primary determinant of how much value you receive for each project dollar.

Managing credit risk is an inherent part of the banking business. Traditionally, credit exposures were assessed and managed at an individual level as the activity in a banking book was limited to addition, maturity, or closure of credit exposures.

With limited avenues to offload risks and lack of strong regulatory incentives to actively manage risks, [ ]Author: Tasneem Chherawala. Chapter - Executing Project Portfolio Management Chapter - Tools for Project Portfolio Management Chapter - Implementing Project Portfolio Management Section Three: The Finer Points of Project Portfolio Management Chapter - Defining PPM: A Bridge or a Hub.

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“Project portfolio management might be able to grow organically, but it doesn’t happen automatically.” – L. Steven Gunsior. This quote from the president of Level 5 Consulting sums up the issue that many small and midsized businesses (SMBs) struggle with as they look to institutionalize portfolio management practices.Author Charles Betz applies his deep practitioner experience to a critical reading of ITILCOBIT version 4, the CMMI suite, the IT portfolio management literature, and the Agile/Lean IT convergence, and derives a value stream analysis, IT semantic model, and enabling systems architecture (covering current topics such as CMDB/CMS, Service.Project portfolio management refers to the centralized management of one or more project portfolios to achieve strategic objectives.

It is a way to bridge the gap between strategy and implementation, and ensures that an organization can leverage its project selection and execution success.