The Motivation for IT Portfolio Management

Posted October 1, 2002 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Benchmark Review

As IT becomes further integrated into business -- and, in fact, is the business -- it is critical that an enterprise's IT assets be in full, fluid alignment with business needs and actively managed from an investment perspective -- risk, yield, benefits, etc. -- rather than solely a cost-side perspective, as is widely practiced today. As such, the financial services metaphors of portfolio management and perhaps fund management are applicable and essential to the management of new-age IT.

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Howard Rubin
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