PPM Maturity Model

PPM 101 - Assess Portfolio Maturity In Order To Get There

Why Measuring Portfolio Maturity Is Important A portfolio maturity model is a tool to assess the level of sophistication in the processes, tools, and people involved in managing the project portfolio process. Portfolio maturity levels represent the level of sophistication around portfolio…


PPM 101 - Good Project Portfolio Governance Delivers Superior Results

Strong project portfolio governance is the number one success factor for making portfolio management successful. Unfortunately, most companies struggle with governance. In fact, when you hear the word ‘governance’, what comes to mind? Do you think of bureaucracy, lots of meetings with few or no…


Difficulties of Strategy Delivery

The Realities of Strategic Execution

The Challenges of Strategic Execution Strategic execution is not easy – in fact, you almost always fail: »   90% of corporate strategies are never implemented »   70% of complex initiatives fail »   67% of projects are either challenged or impaired One of the continuing difficulties executives…


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…