Business Driven Project Portfolio Management: Conquering the Top 10 Risks That Threaten Success

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J. Ross Publishing, Mar 15, 2011 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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Official reference material for the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)SM Credential Examination

 Project portfolio management (PPM) is a term that is used to describe methods for analyzing and collectively managing groups of projects based on numerous factors and considerations. The fundamental objective of PPM is to determine the best projects to undertake in support of the goals, objectives, and strategies of the organization. Business Driven Project Portfolio Management covers the top 10 risks that threaten PPM success and offers practical alternatives to help ensure achievement of desired results. Written from a business perspective, it contains the executive insights, management strategy, tactics, processes and architecture needed for the successful implementation, ongoing management, and continual improvement of PPM in any organization.

 

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Contents

PPM Risk 1 Shared Vision Mission Goals and Objectives
1
PPM Risk 2 Executive Level Support
33
PPM Risk 3 Functional Champion
63
PPM Risk 4 Big Bang vs Incremental Adoption
85
PPM Risk 5 The Effects of Changing Processes and Measures
113
PPM Risk 6 Timeframe for Analysis and Decision Making
149
PPM Risk 7 Quantifying Business Value
181
PPM Risk 8 Ensuring Data Integrity
205
PPM Risk 9 Tooling and Architecture
235
PPM Risk 10 Sustaining Value
257
Epilogue
285
Index
289
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About the author (2011)

Mark Price Perry is Vice President of BOT International, a best-in-class project management software, training and consulting firm. Mr. Perry is a leading expert on project portfolio management and program management. He is author of Business Driven PMO Setup; the host of the “The PMO Podcast,” the leading podcast for PMOs of all shapes and sizes; the author of the Gantthead blog, “PMO Setup T3--Tips, Tools, and Techniques"; and a sought-after speaker.

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