6. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) is the centralized
management of processes, methods, and technologies used by
project managers and Project Management Ofﬁces (PMOs) to
analyze and collectively manage a group of current or proposed
projects based on numerous key characteristics. The objectives
of PPM are to determine the optimal resource mix for delivery
and to schedule activities to best achieve an organization’s
operational and ﬁnancial goals ― while honouring constraints
imposed by customers, strategic objectives, or external real-
10. rebooting teams
reboot the team and…
start again L ouch!
teams are rebooted, project to project, putting
together different people each time and
expecting to have predictable outcomes
Tuckman model of team development
11. On time, On Budget Conformant to Specs
how is success measured
16. principles of the
start with what you do now
agree to pursue incremental, evolutionary change
respect the current process, roles, responsibilities
encourage acts of leadership at all levels in your
organization – from individual contributor to senior
Knowledge work is invisible. If you can’t see
something, it is (almost) impossible to manage
Collaborative process improvement is almost
impossible if work and workﬂow are invisible
and if process policies are not explicit.
David J Anderson
20. a Kanban board
visualize to understand the process
how the process works and fails to work for
you and your customers
how it can be changed
41. demand analysis
where does work come from?
how is value assigned (and veriﬁed) to initiatives?
is arrival rate predictable? (usually not)
do soon /
ﬁt with goals
Cost of Delay,
ﬁt with strategy)
select what you don’t do
59. what about
what if you have 50 candidate initiatives and
only 15 can be done?
what’s the point (cost) of specifying and
estimating all 50?
precision is worthless
guesstimation - range + historical data
check and adapt
60. when starting a project
we simply need a rough idea of size and
an understanding of (un)certainty
61. which parameters should you
consider to select what to do next
ROI, IRR, NPV, etc. ?
Do you know your Cost of Delay???
which one would you select next?
example credit: Kenny Rubin