Gartner Research

Skills and Competencies for Portfolio Management

Published: 29 June 2011

ID: G00213522

Analyst(s): Robert Handler , Lars Mieritz

Summary

Effective portfolio management requires a blend of hard analytical skills and soft human-centered skills. Most efforts are deficient in the latter, which is a mistake that needs to be corrected.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • The Discipline of Portfolio Management
  • Game Planning
    • Rationale
    • Activities
    • Skills and Competencies for Success
  • Developing/Maintaining Portfolio Governance and Organization
    • Rationale
    • Activities
    • Skills and Competencies for Success
  • Planning the Portfolio
    • Rationale
    • Activities
    • Skills and Competencies for Success
  • Creating IT Portfolio
    • Rationale
    • Activities
    • Skills and Competencies for Success
  • Assessing the IT Portfolio
    • Rationale
    • Activities
    • Skills and Competencies for Success
  • Balancing the Portfolio
    • Rationale
    • Activities
    • Skills and Competencies for Success
  • Communicating the Portfolio
    • Rationale
    • Activities
    • Skills and Competencies for Success
  • Assessing IT Portfolio Management Value
    • Rationale
    • Activities
    • Skills and Competencies for Success
  • Bottom Line

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