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Lean Portfolio Management

Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) is a modern approach that enables companies to deliver products and solutions faster, improve business outcomes, and support corporate strategic objectives. By rearchitecting planning and funding processes to be more incremental and continuous, Lean Portfolio Management enables organizations to achieve enterprise agility by planning, funding, and delivering products and solutions faster, improving business outcomes, and supporting strategic objectives.

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

6 Recommended Practices for Lean Portfolio Management

In our last post, we shared the differences between traditional portfolio management and the Lean Portfolio Management approach and why they matter for organizations looking to embrace agility at the enterprise level. At some point, efforts to increase agility will be stunted by traditional portfolio management practices, and it’s not enough to simply improve workflow management...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Royal Bank of Scotland: The Journey from Traditional Portfolio Management toward Lean Portfolio Management

Steve Marjot, recently joined Jon Terry, Chief Evangelist for Lean-Agile Strategy at Planview, for a webinar to discuss the RBS Agile transformation journey from traditional portfolio management to Lean portfolio management over the last several years. He shared successes, learnings, the obstacles overcome throughout the journey (which is still very much a work in progress),...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Lean Portfolio Management: Frequently Asked Questions

We recently did a webinar with Richard Knaster, SAFe® Fellow at Scaled Agile, Inc, and Jon Terry, Chief Evangelist here at Planview, called “Lean Portfolio Management: What is it and how is it changing value delivery?” We encourage you to listen to the full webinar, but in the meantime, read below for answers to the...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach

This blog is part of a series on Lean portfolio management for the enterprise. If you haven’t already, we recommend reading: Part 1: What is Lean Portfolio Management? Part 2: Lean Portfolio Management: Lean Budgets and Investment Funding If you’ve read the first two parts in this series, you understand that traditional approaches to portfolio...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Lean Portfolio Management: Lean Budgets and Investment Funding

This blog is part of a series on Lean portfolio management. If you haven’t already, we recommend reading part one first, “What is Lean Portfolio Management,” which you can find here . In the first installment of this series, we discussed why modern enterprises need Lean portfolio management and the specific elements that make Lean organizations...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

What is Lean Portfolio Management?

Stephen Hawking once said, “Intelligence is the ability to change.” With the blistering pace of technological, economic, and sociopolitical changes, it’s clear that enterprises have to change—not just in the products and services they provide, or the platforms through which they provide them—but also in the way they plan, fund, and execute work. And lean...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Achieving Agile-at-Scale: Connect Agile Delivery with Strategic Planning and Lean Portfolio Management

Everyone wants to scale agile—few know how to actually do it. The pressure is on to make this transition: Leaders see agile-at-scale as the key to digitally transforming their businesses and moving lightning fast to create the innovative products and services that will keep them competitive. Indeed, Deloitte found that becoming more agile is the...