Title: Breakthrough Project Portfolio Management
Subtitle: Achieving the Next Level of Capability and Optimization
Author: Murali Kulathumani
Details:Hardcover, 6×9, 272 pages, ISBN: 978-1-60427-149-2, December 2017
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“Many companies have spent a great deal of time and effort on project portfolio management with little ROI to show for it. We finally have a true guide for executives looking to bring sanity, maturity, and visibility to their IT investments.”
—Marilyn Weinstein, CEO, Vivo, Inc.
“This is very exciting new book in the sense that it will greatly enhance any CIO’s efforts to improve their company’s portfolio capability maturity.”
—Greg Taffet, CIO, US Gas and Electric, Inc.
This unique text discusses why project portfolio management has been elusive to most organizations. It explains how an impactful portfolio is attainable using a back-to-basics approach that includes the use of a simplified form of earned value management called mEVM for measuring and managing a portfolio, adapting it to changing situations, and executing effective decisions. Every section of this practical desk reference provides guidance for getting your portfolio up and running quickly to achieve immediate results. Whether you already have a project portfolio, or are starting to build a portfolio from scratch, this breakthrough book will show you how to obtain a high-performing project portfolio without investing in expensive tools.
About the Author
Murali Kulathumani, PMP, has over 20 years of IT management experience. He has successfully managed large project portfolios at leading Silicon Valley firms such as Cisco, Symantec, and Kaiser Permanente. Murali has extensive knowledge of the full spectrum of portfolio capabilities. This leading expert also pioneered a simplified form of earned value management, called mEVM, which has been well received by industry practitioners and a number of organizations. In fact, it has become the standard at a billion-dollar business unit of a leading health care provider in the United States.