You have achieved a lot in the last few days.
You held discussions, convinced colleagues, collected data, designed processes and configured and loaded the software. Everything is set up for the first productive run. And this first run should show that the recipe is good. Not everything has to be one hundred percent perfect - there's always a little room for improvement - but a total failure would at least be embarrassing, if not the end of the whole project.
In the past few years, I have helped over a hundred companies establish project portfolio management. It has not worked sustainably for all of them, and there are reasons for that. In this article, I’d like to share with you the most important reasons why the introduction of project portfolio management fails.