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Keys to Implementing Project Portfolio Management
Project portfolio management (PPM) is a tool-supported process for optimally managing an organization’s “portfolio” of projects. And although PPM can provide

function of portfolio management  are centralized. A key function of PPM is to measure and account for risk, but the nature and magnitude of the relevant risks differs greatly. Furthermore, your PPM solution should minimize necessary changes to those aspects of your current systems that are working well. Finally, your approach to PPM must be sensitive to your culture. Your organization’s ability to tolerate change is a key consideration in determining what you should strive for and how quickly you can achieve it. Here are some of the

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Product Development and Portfolio Management

The Product Development and Portfolio Management Knowledge Base covers the execution processes of new product development projects and programs, including phase-gate processes. It also addresses Product Portfolio Management (PPM), including the evaluation processes of new and existing products and product portfolios to provide the most valuable, balanced, and well aligned portfolio of products.  

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