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No company has the
resources to meet all of its business needs. A portfolio management
process provides a way to select, prioritize, authorize and manage the
totality of work in the organization. This includes work that has been
completed, work in-progress and work that has been approved for the
Managers that do not
understand how their budgets are spent, and who cannot validate that
scarce resources are assigned to work that is of the most value, will
find themselves under greater scrutiny and second-guessing in the
future. Portfolio management can help your organization answer some of
the most basic, yet difficult, questions regarding work performed and
TenStep, Inc. has a
predefined model for implementing portfolio management in your
organization using our six step model:
When you manage your
work as a portfolio, you change the emphasis from the costs of each
initiative to the value provided. If the value (and alignment) is right,
the work will get authorized. If the value is not there, the work should
be eliminated, cut or backlogged. This focus on value is especially
appealing to the IT organization, which has traditionally been seen as a
cost to the business rather than an enabler for providing business
Let us help
you with the following portfolio management services.
A one-day workshop to show you the basics of portfolio management and
to get you thinking of some of the fundamental decisions you
need to make.
Facilitated sessions that will help you define the portfolio model
that best meets your needs.
A complete and customized business planning process that will
determine the work that gets added to the portfolio.
A framework to manage the
portfolio and to deal with new work that arises during the
understands the value of portfolio management and the challenges in
getting it established. Let us use our portfolio management framework
to help you implement this critical resource management tool in your