Optimal project portfolio selection
The selection of projects and programs of work is a key function of both public and private sector organisations. Doug Wheeler discusses the lack of consistency in project selection across different organisations, leading to poor decision-making.
Project prioritisation according to customer demand
Selecting which projects to charter within your organisation has long-term implications both for you and your organisation. PM Oracles offers a matrix to help you prioritise your projects according to a balance of demand and resources.
Project portfolio management versus project ERP
What is project portfolio management software? How does it deliver value to a project-driven enterprise in a way that is different from EPM or ERP? Rob Stummer wades through an alphabet soup of three letter acronyms to figure out what project managers really want.
Resources, capacity and the portfolio manager
Organisations must optimise their resources to mitigate project delivery delays and overruns, quality issues, and, in the long term, negative bottom line impact. Adele Bernard on capacity planning and resource management for a portfolio of projects.
Assessing project portfolio value and risk
Working with senior stakeholders to optimise the value of a portfolio of projects is a complex process influenced by the innate bias in most people including risk and loss aversion and the preference for ‘quick wins’ over long-term gain. Pat Weaver explains how we can look past these biases.