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Project Portfolio Management: A Practical Guide to Selecting Projects, Managing Portfolios, and Maximizing Benefits by Max Wideman, Harvey A. Levine

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SECTION TWO
The Fundamentals of a Project Portfolio Management Process
Executives expect projects to be aligned with strategies, make effective use of limited resources, and deliver certain benefits. The processes associated with PPM bring the operations and projects functions together to fulfill these expectations.
We started this book with a discussion of why we need PPM, followed by an overview of what PPM is and what PPM is not. To really appreciate PPM, we need to take a good look at the fundamentals.
The five chapters in this section provide a complete review of PPM that will help you decide if PPM is for you. If the answer is yes, it will help you understand what you need to do to set up a PPM capability. Once you buy into the process, ...

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