Develop a Project Portfolio Management Strategy Blueprint -

DUBLIN--()--The "Develop a Project Portfolio Management Strategy" report from Info-Tech Research Group has been added to's offering.

PMI and ISACA frameworks is used for areas of this research. In addition to industry-leading frameworks, our best-practice approach is enhanced by the insights and guidance from our analysts, industry experts, and our clients. Our peer network of over 33,000 happy clients proves the effectiveness of our research. Our team conducts 1,000+ hours of primary and secondary research to ensure that our approach is enhanced by best practices.

The PPM strategy is applicable whether you use Agile, waterfall, or anything in between for PM.

Use this blueprint to develop, or refine, a PPM strategy that works for your organization.

Get buy-in for PPM strategy from decision makers.

Buy-in from the owners of project portfolio (Steering Committee, C-suite management, etc.) is a critical prerequisite for any PPM strategy. This blueprint will give you the tools and templates to help you make your case and win the buy-in of portfolio owners.

Connect strategic expectations to PPM process goals.

This blueprint offers a methodology to translate the broad aim of PPM to practical, tactical goals of the five core PPM processes, as well as how to measure the results. Our methodology is supported with industry-leading frameworks, best practices, and our insider research.

Develop your PPM processes.

This blueprint takes you through a series of steps to translate the process goals into a high-level process description, as well as a business case and a roadmap for implementing the new PPM processes.

Refine your PPM processes.

Our methodology is also equally as applicable for making your existing PPM processes better, and help you draft a roadmap for improvement with well-defined goals, roles, and responsibilities.

Our methodology is designed to tackle your hardest challenge first to deliver the highest-value part of the deliverable. For developing a PPM strategy, the biggest challenge is to get the buy-in of the executive layer.

Without senior management participation, PPM doesn't work, and the organization is likely to end up with, or return to, a squeaky-wheel-gets-the-grease mindset for all those involved.

  • Mark Price Perry, Business Driven Project Portfolio Management

In the first step of the blueprint, you will be guided through the following steps:

1. Choose the right PPM strategy: driven by the executives, supported by management.

2. Objectively assess your current project portfolio with minimal effort to build a case for the PPM strategy.

3. Engage the executive layer to get the critical prerequisite of a PPM strategy: their buy-in.

A PPM strategic plan is the end deliverable of this blueprint. In the first step, download the pre-filled template with content that represents the most common case. Then, throughout the blueprint, customize with your data.

This research is designed for:

  • CIOs who want to maximize IT's fulfillment of both business strategic goals and operational needs.
  • CIOs who want to better manage the business and project sponsors' expectations and satisfaction.
  • CIOs, PMO directors, and portfolio managers who want a strategy to set the best projects for the highest chance of success.

This research will help you:

  • Get C-level buy-in on a strategy for managing the project portfolio and clarify their expectations on how it should be managed.
  • Draft strategy-aligned, high-level project portfolio management process description.
  • Put together a strategic plan for improving PPM processes to reclaim wasted project capacity and increase business satisfaction of IT.

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Related Topics: Project Management

Laura Wood, Senior Manager
For E.S.T. Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Project Management