Jörg Leute

Jörg Leute

Jörg has been fighting against project portfolio and resource management catchphrases like “The project will still work!” or “It’s always worked well before” for over 15 years. As founder and managing director of itdesign, the company behind Meisterplan, he is striking a blow for lean PPM. He shows companies and organizations how they can use lean PPM to create a manageable, valuable project portfolio. Jörg is an active member of the ipma and holds a doctorate in Business Economics from the University of Tübingen, Germany. Please feel free to contact Jörg Leute to get feedback on your PPM: mail@meisterplan.com

Illustration Critical Chain Project Management

Aligning Projects and Resources with Critical Chain Project Management

Is Aligning Projects and Resources with Critical Chain Project Management finally the Solution to All problems? Come in and find out!

7 min read
Realistic Project Portfolio Planning

Detailed Planning for the Perfect Project Portfolio – Let’s Get Real!

You have to stop trying to achieve a perfect, detailed project portfolio plan because they simply do not exist and people are not machines. Dr. Joerg Leute makes the argument against super-algorithms and instead suggests focusing on agile methods and Project Management Offices.

6 min read
Lean Project Portfolio Management™

Lean Project Portfolio Management for Organizations

Based on a brief description of lean production, Dr. Jörg Leute explains what “lean project portfolio management” means and what effects it can have on your organization.

9 min read
Fractal Organizations

The Fractal Organization: What Complex Systems Have To Do with PPM

In today's world, organizations need to adapt quickly to changes in external parameters and to process environmental impacts as quickly as possible. How does such a modern "PPM ecosystem" look? The solution is the fractal organization. In this blog post we take a look at the fractal organization and how this can be derived from complex adaptive systems.

8 min read
Lean Production

The 7 Forms of Waste in Project Portfolio Management

It's the focus on the creation of value that has finally carried the concept of lean far beyond the production floor. In this article Dr. Jörg Leute applies the seven forms of waste to project portfolio management.

5 min read
The Perfect Project Portfolio vs. Agile Teams

8 Problems with Traditional Project Portfolio Management

Unfortunately, the traditional process for project portfolio management does not work well in the real world. In this article we analyse the most common problems with traditional PPM.

6 min read
Traditional Project Portfolio Management

Project Portfolio Management – What is that?

This article is part of a two-part series that explains the fundamentals of traditional project portfolio management.

5 min read
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