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This offers keys to adopting a new approach to portfolio management that boosts organizational value.The author proposes a solution that lies in using the value management framework to link organizational strategy to portfolio content and to delivery mechanisms. Case study examples illuminate in-depth discussions explaining the value management framework, implementation and delivery techniques, portfolio leadership qualities, key roles and professional development, and change management. Also included is an overview of organizational maturity models as well as tools and techniques to implement, execute and measure their benefits and value contribution.
Programs serve as a crucial link between strategy and the execution of business results and organizations implement them to achieve strategic goals. Although the practice of program management has evolved in lockstep with the project management profession, the root causes of program failure remain. In this step-by-step guide, Irene Didinsky offers a standardized approach to program management, closing the knowledge gaps and variations that currently exist across organizations and industries. For the first time, The Practitioner's Guide to Program Management walks the reader through all the key components of effective program management.
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Ground rules establish how meetings will be run, how team members are expected to interact, and what behaviors are acceptable & unacceptable. Establishing ground rules is a proven technique to promote acceptable behaviors by minimizing confusion and misunderstandings. Employing ground rules may increase productivity and employee satisfaction. Ground rules aid in cooperation and help bring the team together.
Fast Tracking and Crashing are used when the project is late and there is a need to bring it back on track, or when you need to shorten the duration of the project.
Industrial practices for the purchase of materials and tendering for projects/services has undergone drastic changes in the last century. However, the major improvements and innovations have been limited to the purchase of materials. This is mainly due to the clarity with which we can define our requirements and the vast developments in the field o...
Visual Language is a facilitation technique using (typically hand drawn) pictures in combination with words to convey clearer meaning. The exercise of using a Visual Language Technique not only produces a visual representation of the topic but a deeper shared understanding of the topic itself.
A visual model describes a complete system from a specific perspective for a better understanding of the system.