Portfolio Prioritisation focusses on value and improves performance

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Our client needed help with:

  • Global IT team managing project portfolio with a significant annual value to the organisation.
  • Initially using a mixed team of contractors and consultants.
  • Lacking visibility across project portfolio.
  • Lack of confidence in Management Information to aid decision making.
  • Looking for efficiencies and process improvements.

Our approach:

  • Consultancy services to design pragmatic and practical processes.
  • Substantial streamlining of monthly CIO-level review process and meeting.
  • Establishment and running of Portfolio as a managed service.

The results:


Improvement in financial forecasting accuracy (compared to previous year)


Reduction in cost across the portfolio


Reduction in workload to produce MI and content for CIO

How we delivered these results:

  • Standardised tracking and reporting tools implemented.
  • Monthly and quarterly project cost tracking, including closing-out year end in-line with forecast accuracy targets.
  • Systematic prioritisation of project portfolio.
  • Project demand and capacity management.
  • Continuous improvement focused in reporting and decision making.
  • Project interdependencies and interfaces managed.

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