Tag Archives: PPM

IT Governance Model

Your IT governance model is one of the most critical processes to the success of your IT department and your organization. IT governance in many organization’s occurs through a technology committee but uses an informal process, or function, resulting in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Statistical Techniques for Project Control

Statistical Techniques for Project Control (Industrial Innovation Series) by Adedeji Badiru and Tina Kovach is a powerful resource for CIO’s, PMO’s, product developers, and senior leaders of all stripes. What makes Statistical Techniques for Project Control so useful for all functional leaders … Continue reading

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5 Myths of IT Governance

I discovered 5 myths of IT governance while following a recent discussion of college CIO’s which are common misconceptions of IT governance. This post picks up from the Definition of IT Governance: What many colleges get wrong by focusing on more general … Continue reading

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Business Impact Analysis for Project Risk Management

Conducting a business impact analysis (BIA) for project risk management had never really occurred to me in a serious way. That is until I read BIA for Projects in the current edition of Disaster Recovery Journal by John Glenn.

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Project Selection Criteria Using ROI, NPV, IRR and Risk

Developing project selection criteria that rely on a defensible business case and solid Return on Investment (ROI) is fundamental to effective IT governance and project portfolio management (PPM). That means a business case and ROI for every project under consideration … Continue reading

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ROI Calculator for IT Projects Using NPV, IRR and Payback Period

An ROI calculator is the best way to develop the financial justification, or business case, for IT projects as long as it includes NPV, IRR and payback period. By using an ROI calculator that produces the NPV, IRR and payback … Continue reading

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FY13 Budget Planning Calendar

Now is a great time to begin developing your FY13 budget planning calendar in partnership with your CFO. Perhaps this would be the first time you actually had a budget calendar to work from or simply the first time you … Continue reading

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