Cultivating the IT Portfolio Manager

Posted July 1, 2004 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Benchmark Review

Within most corporations, IT has been viewed as a black hole, draining resources for purposes that senior non-IT executives can't understand or control properly. But by adopting a portfolio management approach, control and visibility into current and proposed IT projects is transferred to non-IT executives. Business executives make IT investment decisions within an enterprise framework that cuts across departmental silos.

Portfolio management practices provide business value in four major ways:

About The Author
Ram Reddy
Ram Reddy is a Senior Consultant with Cutter's Business Technology and Digital Transformation Strategies practice. Mr. Reddy most recently served as Vice President for IT Strategy and Projects at Jacobs Engineering Corporation (JEC). He was awarded Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders award in 2015 for helping implement a “follow the sun” IT support model for JEC’s global workforce. Prior to joining JEC, Mr. Reddy held multiple IT leadership… Read More
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