10. Multi-Project Software Requirements
Although we believe that software, by itself, is not a leverage point for improving multi-project management, for most organizations it is a necessary element. The problem is that most organizations choose age-old software that is complex and difficult to use and does not bring the necessary transparency and benefits to the organization. Note that we do not advocate a specific software package. Rather, we use this chapter to state generic multi-project software requirements, and at the end of this chapter indicate a few different solutions that have most of these capabilities.
Software (or making a software change) is justified only when it removes a significant limitation that an organization ...