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Extending the Project and Product Ecosystem to Lean Portfolio Management

Published: 17 January 2020

ID: G00465349

Analyst(s): Sarah Davies


Most agile transitions start in IT, challenging established processes and mindsets. In order to gain greater benefits, PPM leaders must extend their ecosystem to the portfolio level using lean portfolio management to provide visibility, alignment and communication of both strategy and execution.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Embrace an Adaptive Strategy Process by Setting Long-Term Goals, but Review Annually to Ensure Expected Outcomes Still Retain Their Value
  • Align Team and Individual KPIs to the Enterprise Strategy Over Short-Term Goals
  • Ensure That the Feedback or “Catchball” Process Is in Place to Enable Feedback and Faster Decision Making

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