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Portfolio Control – When the Numbers Really Count

  • Frank W. Vogelezang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5338)

Abstract

Most IT-metrics and metrics related research focus on single applications or single projects. From a research point of view this is understandable. For most IT consuming organisations the results of single applications or projects is less relevant. To those kind of organisations the performance result of the whole application- or project portfolio is a more relevant focus because the governance is positioned on the portfolio level rather than the project level. In this paper we present some of our experiences in using IT-metrics for portfolio control.

Keywords

Portfolio Control Portfolio Management Scope Management Project Management Application Management Functional Size Measurement Governance 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank W. Vogelezang
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  1. 1.Sogeti Nederland B.V.VianenThe Netherlands

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