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CIO Decisions Ezine: Vol. 8 - The Portfolio Approach

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PPM: Building a business case that demonstrates ROI

Many organizations agree that investing in PPM can improve planning and forecasting, prioritization for decision-making, faster project execution, and optimized resource utilization. However, you may run into a wall when getting a budget approved from stakeholders.

This white paper explores how to build a business case for PPM that demonstrates ROI. Discover how PPM delivers value for each level of your organization and find out how project management can help you:

  • Define and maintain PPM standards, metrics, and governance
  • Enable on-time and on-budget project execution
  • Enhance project prioritization
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