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Effective Portfolio Management Systems by William S. Ruggles, H. James Harrington, Christopher F. Voehl

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Chapter 4

Phase III: Implement the OPM System

Introduction

The Organizational Portfolio Management (OPM) System typically spans many functional areas involved in the project development and execution phases. The organization also must address technical barriers as well as cultural resistance to change that most organizations face when undertaking the type of sweeping changes OPM Systems are intended to affect.

Technical barriers to change will be addressed by the implementation of an OPM System. Many excellent applications, computer programs, and even simple spreadsheets and dashboards are available at varying price points depending on your budget (see Appendix B).

The implementation of the OPM infrastructure will require its own change agenda, ...

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