Project & Portfolio Management - Solution Sets

Focus on Project Management Essentials

Satisfaction with IT project outcomes is very low. Effective project management is critical yet organizations resist it.

Establish an Effective IT Steering Committee

This Info-Tech blueprint will walk you through the process of structuring an IT steering committee with the appropriate membership and responsibilities, defining your IT...
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Take Control of Infrastructure Metrics

Many organizations collect metrics to validate they are keeping the lights on and the infrastructure running. But the Infrastructure Managers who are benefiting the most...

Avoid Project Management Pitfalls

To achieve greater likelihood that your project will stay on track, watch out for the four big pitfalls: scope creep, failure to obtain stakeholder commitment, inability...

Optimize IT Decision-Making

A key objective for IT management should be to establish effective decision rights for IT versus the business. Misplaced rights can create problems for IT that at the...

Improve Executive Advocacy for IT

IT managers often need to work through an executive intermediary, such as a CFO, CIO, or VP, who acts as an advocate for IT initiatives. The advocate may not understand...

Tame the Project Backlog

Treat your project backlog like an investment: if you’re going to put time and money into keeping one, ensure that you’re investing wisely and getting a good return in...
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Grow Your Own PPM Solution

Info-Tech has developed a powerful spreadsheet-based project portfolio management (PPM) solution with enhanced capabilities around project and resource visibility. This...
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Use Applications Metrics That Matter

Applications management is a delicate balance, and metrics help maintain that balance. It all begins with measuring quality and customer satisfaction.

Maintain an Organized Portfolio

This project blueprint will help you better maintain an organized portfolio of projects and programs by defining clear organizing criteria grounded upon actual goals and...
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