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Manager’s Guide: Avoid 7 Project Portfolio Pitfalls

By: AtTask
AtTask

Manager’s Guide to Avoiding 7 Project Portfolio Pitfalls

In today’s “management by projects” mindset, portfolio managers and PMO directors are challenged with ensuring successful project delivery, managing stakeholder needs and trying to collect meaningful project status data from the project teams without disrupting their productivity.   

These are just some of the challenges portfolio managers and PMO directors face.

Download this guide and learn how to avoid these 7 project portfolio pitfalls:

  1. Adhoc project initiation
  2. Poor project estimation
  3. Project planning in a silo
  4. Reporting stale and inaccurate status
  5. Disparate portfolio status reporting
  6. Increased administrative burden with a centralized system
  7. Benefit realization failure

Sneak Peek:

“Project teams want to deliver.  Portfolio managers want to help them deliver while supporting executive management with better decision-making.  By integrating the tools and data used to support project delivery and portfolio management, a lot of these pitfalls are avoided.”

Tags : cross-project team insight, enterprise project management, gantt chart, it project, online project management, ppm, project collaboration, project management
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Published:  Jan 16, 2013
Length:  6
Type:  White Paper