Project portfolio management can be so easy - with Lean PPM and Meisterplan. On the following pages, we will show you step by step how to introduce lean yet effective project portfolio management to your company and how to implement it with Meisterplan. With sub-portfolios, scenario simulation, reporting, and more, you can ensure that the information you need right now is available during each meeting, and that challenges can be resolved as they arise. This ensures that your organization always makes the right decisions for a valuable and achievable portfolio.
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In order to achieve sustainable project-driven results under dynamic conditions, there is no way around having a project portfolio management process. Through this process, the selection of new projects, the compilation of a strategic and feasible portfolio and the consistent execution of planned projects are structured and controlled with the help of defined meetings and roles. The result is higher earnings and happier employees.
Introduction and Configuration
In the first part of this guide, we show you how to successfully introduce PPM in the business, tailor Meisterplan to your needs, and import the active portfolio and resources into the tool.
- The 4 Success Factors for the Introduction of PPM to Your Company
- The Basis for Sustainable Decisions: The PPM Process
- Meisterplan in 7 Easy Steps for Your Business
- Import Your Data into the Tool
Implementation of Lean PPM with Meisterplan
In the second part, we will show you step by step how to implement Lean PPM with Meisterplan in your daily work.
- Translating Your Corporate Strategy (Strategize)
- Management of the Project Pipeline (Collect)
- Deciding on the Entire Portfolio (Decide)
- Execution of the Approved Portfolio (Execute)
Overview: Portfolios and Scenarios
All in one place for your reference: These portfolios and scenarios enable the implementation of lean project portfolio management.
Portfolios for Lean PPM with Meisterplan
|Pipeline: Initiatives||Create new project initiatives, Proposal Coaching|
|Pipeline: Seeking Approval||Pipeline Review|
|Planning: Active + Seeking Approval||Create a proposal for the future portfolio|
|All Projects||Portfolio Board|
|Sub-Portfolios per Project/Portfolio Manager||Resource Conflict Resolution, Project Steering Committee|
Table: Use these portfolios for Lean PPM with Meisterplan.
Scenarios for Lean PPM with Meisterplan
|Portfolio Proposal QX||Portfolio Board Meeting|
|(Copy 1) Portfolio Proposal QX||Portfolio Board Meeting|
|(Copy 2) Portfolio Proposal QX||Communication of the decision regarding the future portfolio|
|Approved Portfolio QX||Portfolio Board Meeting|
|Approved Portfolio QX-1||Portfolio Board Meeting (decision from the last meeting)|
|(Copy) PoR before Planning QX||Make proposal for the future portfolio, communicate the decision regarding the future portfolio|
Table: Use these scenarios for Lean PPM with Meisterplan.