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Advanced Multi-Project Management by Kathleen Austin, Gerald Kendall

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11. What Is It All Worth?

The Premise

Over the past six years, over 60 organizations publicly reported results using some of the methodology described in this book. See Appendix B for the details. These reports are in the public domain and include small, medium, and large organizations from many industries. The well-known organization names include Boeing, Siemens, Tata Steel, U.S. Air Force, Erickson, Proctor & Gamble, ABB, Rio Tinto Alcan, and many more. Here are the average improvements they reported:

  • Project duration reduction of 38.8%, with a range of 13.3% (worst case) to 77.8% (best case)

  • Number of projects completed per time period increased by 70%, with a range of 15% (worst case) to 222% (best case)

  • Throughput increased by 52.9%, ...

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