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Ignition Guide to Selecting Portfolio Prioritization Criteria

Published: 29 June 2016

ID: G00339015

Analyst(s): PMO Research Team


This guide provides detailed guidance and templates to aid your organization in selecting the right portfolio prioritization criteria.

Table Of Contents



Step 1 of 5: Plan the Process for Selecting Portfolio Prioritization Criteria

Project Objectives

Roles and Responsibilities

Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 2 of 5: Define the Enterprise’s Goals for Investment


How to Set Up for Success

Step 3 of 5: Prioritize Enterprise Goals, and Establish Investment Targets


How to Set Up for Success

Step 4 of 5: Communicate the New Prioritization Criteria to Stakeholders


How to Set Up for Success

Step 5 of 5: Monitor Adoption of the Portfolio Prioritization Criteria

Review Your Performance

Key to Continued Success

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