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What good is strategy if you can’t deliver on it?

Written by Ben Chamberlain on February 26th, 2021 at 1:39 pm

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Life used to be simple.  Leaders got together once a year and set priorities for the business, and those became goals and objectives.  Departments developed project proposals, with the “best” of those proposals (or the ones with the best sales pitch) approved as the initiatives that would help to achieve the stated goals and objectives.  Except that really wasn’t so simple, was it?

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SPM gives you the ability to see everything, no matter how it’s executed.

Written by Ben Chamberlain on February 17th, 2021 at 11:28 am

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Our last post introduced the concept of Strategic Portfolio Management (SPM), kicking off a series of posts that will explore each of the key business imperatives you’ll need to address, and how effective SPM capabilities can help you address them.  There’s no better place to start than with the most fundamental question of all – what’s going on in your business?

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Strategic Portfolio Management – the answer to today’s business imperatives

Written by Ben Chamberlain on February 3rd, 2021 at 11:18 am

When Gartner starts talking about something, people typically listen.  And recently Gartner has been highlighting the importance of moving beyond the traditional project and portfolio management (PPM) approach to embrace the concept of Strategic Portfolio Management (SPM).  Broadly speaking, the idea behind SPM is that you manage all execution as if it is connected to your enterprise strategy – because it is.

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Gartner advises organizations to adopt Strategic Portfolio Management processes and technology

Written by Ben Chamberlain on September 23rd, 2020 at 9:56 am

A recent Gartner report offers insight into the evolving nature of PPM and the tools that program and portfolio management leaders need to effectively manage all work. This report is especially poignant to those who are tasked with driving digital transformation while also grappling with the associated challenges of managing work across a variety of tools and work styles.

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