Benefits Realization

PPM 101: Benefits Realization and Portfolio Value Management

Next to resource capacity planning, benefits realization is one of the hardest portfolio management processes to get right. Yet, in spite of the challenges, it gets the most buzz of any PPM process. It is a hot topic among PMO leaders and regularly covered at events such as Project Management…


PPM 101: How to Effectively Use a Priority Matrix

In this post we will cover what a priority matrix is and how to use a prioritization matrix in the context of project portfolio management. What is a Priority Matrix? A priority matrix is a tool used to categorically prioritize types of work. It has three primary strengths: simplicity, speed, and…


Project Prioritization

PPM 101: Project Prioritization Will Improve Your Portfolio

Project Prioritization is About Maximizing Value Project prioritization (and by extension, portfolio management) is about delivering the maximum value possible through programs and projects. In order to maximize value delivery, governance teams that approve work need to share a common view of…


Overview of Project Portfolio Management

PPM 101: What Is Project Portfolio Management?

What is Project Portfolio Management (PPM)? Project portfolio management (hereafter referred to as “PPM”) is a critical component for executives and senior managers to execute strategy. According to Mark Morgan, “there is simply no path to executing strategy other than the one that runs through…