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The Project Workout, 4th Edition by Robert Buttrick

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17

An Environment for Managing Your Portfolio

New structures for old

Support offices

The tools to help it work – systems

Lists – keeping tabs on your projects

Harnessing web technology

What would such a system look like?

Management accounting systems

Putting your systems together

Some organisations are well on their way to managing themselves ‘out of their functional boxes’. Most are not.

‘I’ve got a little list. I’ve got a little list.’

W S GILBERT

In this chapter I will look at the type of environment you need to have in place around your projects and throughout your organisation if a projects approach is to succeed. You should now have a feel for the way a project progresses through its life cycle (Part Two) and how the wider decision-making ...

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