2017 February

13 Feb: Test your project portfolio management with these two simple questions

How do you know if project portfolio management is working well in your organization? I mean – you probably have many procedures and tools you use to manage your projects, you fill templates to collect all the right data, and you rank your projects with sophisticated scorecards, but at the end of the day – does the entire system work and bring value? While you can use different standards and carefully audit your portfolio management system, you can get a lot of good information just by asking a few good questions. Check if you can answer, with confidence, the following: Why do we need to do this project now? How much value have we brought so far? If this does not seem a lot to you, read on to see why these questions are so powerful. 1.   Why do we need to do this project now? The answer may seem…