Published: 01 May 2007
Analyst(s): Andy Rowsell-Jones
IT portfolio management (ITPM) aims to effectively allocate IT resources across an enterprise. Its discipline matures through five stages. By applying a pragmatic approach to ITPM implementation, CIOs can avoid the two dangers-backsliding and bureaucracy.
ITPM benefits increase with maturity
Master the Defined stage
Aim for the Optimizing stage
Sustaining business benefits
Appendix 1: IT portfolio manager job description
Appendix 2: Template—Building the case for the Defined stage of ITPM
Appendix 3: Sample IT decision committee charter
Appendix 4: List of standard ITPM processes
Appendix 5: Template—Building the case for the Optimizing stage of ITPM
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