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.
Dr. Joerg Leute has had enough the false assumption that more money budgeted automatically means more revenue. In this article, he discusses his argument that resources, not money, are the deciding factor for project portfolio management.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This article is part of a two-part series that explains the fundamentals of traditional project portfolio management.
Part four of our Whitepaper shows you how to introduce a successful Project Portfolio.
Learn in part 3 how to get a healthy Project Portfolio with Meisterplan and Oracle Primavera.
Part 2 shows you the reasons why the automatic optimiziation of project portfolios will never work.