Agencies typically run scores of projects concurrently, raising questions about priorities, resource allocation and sequencing: thus, the need for project portfolio management (PPM). Digital project manager Ben Aston, writing for The Digital Project Manager platform, provides a thorough introduction to the rationales, benefits and processes of PPM. Agency owners, program managers and project directors, as well as prospective portfolio project managers, will appreciate Aston’s clear, authoritative overview and useful tips.
In this summary, you will learn
- How project portfolio management (PPM) can benefit an organization,
- How PPM differs from project management and
- Which five steps project portfolio managers employ to optimize a project portfolio.
About the Author
Ben Aston is founder of The Digital Project Manager, a platform for project management information.