Title: The New Dynamic of Portfolio Management
Subtitle: Innovative Methods and Tools for Rapid Results
Author: Murali Kulathumani, MBA, CSM
Details: Softcover, 7×10, 336 pages, ISBN: 978-1-60427-177-5, April 2021
Retail Price: $39.95
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“In today’s hyper-paced business environment, CIOs need portfolio management to show results fast. This book shows the glide path to the portfolio finish line with a refreshing innovative mindset.”
—Michael Brady, Chief Information Officer, USAA
“This bold new book describes why portfolio management is the third wave of the project management revolution and how to win at it!”
—Ruth Lang, Deputy Chief Information Officer at Oregon Department of Revenue
This bold new text approaches project portfolio management from a fresh new lens of delivering immediate value. In today’s hyper-paced business climate, the need for portfolio management has grown exponentially but the time to deliver results has dramatically shortened. This book recognizes that and explains how an impactful portfolio is attainable using a back-to-basics approach. It also walks readers through the actual implementation of each portfolio component using a popular platform called Smartsheet. Whether you already have a project portfolio, or are starting to build a portfolio from scratch, this breakthrough book will show you how to obtain a high-performing project portfolio without investing in expensive tools.
The New Dynamic of Portfolio Management recognizes the need of a huge number of organizations for a simple, yet advanced portfolio that can be scaled based on your starting point. Every section of this practical desk reference provides guidance for getting your portfolio up and running quickly to achieve immediate results. It also presents a detailed look at successful portfolio governance; explores the important relationship between the portfolio office, CIO, and finance department; and supplies effective funding strategies for project portfolios.
About the Author
Murali Kulathumani, PMP, has over 22 years of IT management experience. He has successfully managed large project portfolios at leading Silicon Valley firms such as Facebook, Cisco, Symantec, and Kaiser Permanente. Murali has extensive knowledge of the full spectrum of portfolio capabilities and pioneered a simplified form of earned value management, called mEVM, which has been well received by industry practitioners and several organizations. In fact, it has become the standard at a billion-dollar business unit of a leading health care provider in the United States.