Project Prioritization: Stop Working on the Wrong Projects!

Scarce resources and even scarcer resources. Your project portfolio simply cannot be effective without strategic project prioritization. But how do you prioritize projects that all seem to take priority? In this article, we present three possible prioritization methods: the ranking method, the scoring method, and the domain approach.

By |2019-05-09T13:30:15+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Project Portfolio Management|

How Retrospectives Led to Acceptance for Our Lean PPM Process

Every team wants to improve. That's why at Meisterplan, we simply integrated the Retrospective Scrum element into the Lean PPM process. In this post, Stefan Schneider discusses how having a Retrospective with the Portfolio Board after each Board Meeting has led to greater acceptance of the Lean PPM process.

By |2019-05-09T13:37:54+00:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: Company News, Project Portfolio Management|

Portfolios and Scenarios in Meisterplan – What’s the Difference?

Many new Meisterplanners have questions about the difference between portfolios and scenarios and how to use them effectively. In this article, Kevin Johnson, from our partner Sandhill Consulting explains the difference between portfolios and scenarios and offers some best practices on how to use these two features in Meisterplan.

By |2019-05-09T13:42:33+00:00September 14th, 2018|Categories: Project Portfolio Management|

Product Management and Agile – Agile Misunderstood

Introducing Scrum meant introducing a culture change. Moving away from waterfall planning with big concepts to small iterations. But we can't ignore the big concepts and milestones, especially not from the management perspective. Product management falls right in the middle of this gap. On one hand, there are the benefits of agile, and on the other hand, the importance of reliable planning. How do we bring this together? Our product manager, Stefan Schneider, tells his thoughts on the topic.

By |2019-01-24T12:26:18+00:00May 30th, 2018|Categories: Project Portfolio Management|
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