In order to create and maintain an organized portfolio of projects and programs, portfolio managers need clear criteria for what should (or should not) be included in it. Furthermore, they need a clear picture of how to balance the different kinds of projects and programs proposed by various parts of the organization. Finally they need to ensure that the portfolio management processes are in place to apply these criteria throughout the various stages of the project/program lifecycles. Read this Executive Brief to:
- Understand why maintaining an organized portfolio is critical to IT's success.
- Understand Info-Tech's methodology and approach to organizing a portfolio of projects and programs using frameworks like COBIT.
Don't fall into the trap of waiting to mature into a portfolio management framework; instead, give your portfolio managers the information they need to mature portfolio management within existing processes and frameworks.