Category Archives: Portfolio Management

[4/30 Webinar] How To Achieve Your Strategic Priorities

Florida Hospital will share how it successfully standardized its IT PMO and enhanced enterprise performance as a result. By investing in project portfolio visibility and standards it was able to enhance process excellence in pursuit of better community-based, cost effective … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Application Portfolio Management [Webinar]

Ben Chamberlain will be presenting on one of the hottest topics we see in the IT portfolio management world these days…..Application Portfolio Management. Ad-hoc, event-driven approaches to Application Portfolio Management (APM) simply aren’t delivering results. Important application data and metrics … Continue reading

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The Internet of Things and Portfolio Selection in Oil and Gas

Much has been written of late of the Internet of Things (IoT) and its impact on many industries.  Oil and gas, despite the ongoing price decline, is no exception.  For those of you not familiar with the concepts of IoT, … Continue reading

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Strategic Planning as C-Suite Taylorism

I’ve been reading Henry Mintzberg’s The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning of late.  It’s been a bit of a slog, primarily because I’ve been trying to read it on flights (which puts me to sleep) or at my daughter’s … Continue reading

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[Utilities] PMO Strategies & Capital Investment Governance Webinar

Excited to announce this upcoming utilities-focused webinar on March 12 (2:00-3:00 EST) with UMT and Frank LaRocca, Director of Business Improvement Services for ConEdison. Learn from ConEd’s experiences and insights on building governance and an enterprise PMO for multi-billion dollar … Continue reading

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Want Value from Prioritization? Stop Focusing on Prioritization

What’s the best way to prioritize projects and initiatives within the portfolio?  This is a common question – with equally common answers.  Usually, the response is to implement a structure that maps projects to strategic initiatives.  Increasingly, the answer is … Continue reading

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Applying Enterprise Architecture to an EPMO Process Framework

Thinking a bit more about last week’s post on scoping the EPMO.  In that post, I asserted that there are certain “stock” capabilities that an organization requires to execute projects.  Some of those capabilities should be best owned by the … Continue reading

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