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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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Introduction
Project portfolio management is a set of business practices that brings the world of projects into tight integration with other business operations. It brings projects into harmony with the strategies, resources, and executive oversight of the enterprise and provides the structure and processes for project portfolio governance.
I have never been one to jump on the bandwagon. Much to the contrary, I tend to resist and question new trends and fads, finding that many of them are only a flash in the pan—short on substance and practical use. However, when it comes to PPM, I eagerly join the stampede. PPM is more than an expanded application of project management. The emergence of PPM as a recognized set of practices may be considered ...

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