Organizations looking to improve their overall performance are working to mature their portfolio management practices—and the investments are paying off. According to PMI’s 2015 Pulse of the Profession®: Capturing the Value of Project Management report, 35 percent of
high-performing organizations have high portfolio management
maturity, compared to just 8 percent of low-performing organizations. Likewise, 76 percent of projects executed with a high
level of portfolio management maturity are successful, compared
to 56 percent of projects executed without.
But how exactly does portfolio management deliver business
results? How do portfolio managers ensure strategic alignment
of projects and programs, and balance the need for innovation
with the organization’s risk appetite? And how are portfolio
In this roundtable, four
practitioners discuss how
fuels business results.
BY MATT ALDERTON