Project Portfolio Management and Business / IT Alignment 

Aligning IT activities with the overall organizational strategic direction is expected in today's business environment.

Institution of some level of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) not only aligns an IT organization with the corporate strategic initiatives, but it also nurtures an ongoing strategic relationship with business partners.  PPM provides a method for measuring the business value of proposed projects, a framework for allocating and managing IT budgets, and a process for project communication across all levels of the organization.  

 

FBC approach

We work in collaboration with our clients to develop a Project Portfolio Management approach that is tailored to each organization's unique needs and culture.  Business planning & budgeting, resource management, project communications, risk & issue management, and change leadership are key to our approach.   We bring to the table tools such as Portfolio tracking dashboards, business planning templates,  program / project plans and status reporting templates and schedules.

 

Bottom line

We bring a business focused approach to IT, which serves to strengthen the alignment between IT and its business partners.  We believe that collaboratively building a Project Portfolio Management framework involving both IT and its business partners leads to strategic leveraging of highly valuable technology resources.