This tag is for questions related to the selection, initiation, or termination of related projects. It is not usually a Project Manager responsibility, although PMs may participate in the process.

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Definitions of and differences between Project and Initiative in Jira Portfolio

I've been reviewing Jira's Portfolio Add-On, and I like what I see in terms of capability to manage large programs and portfolios. My question is that I am not entirely clear on what the differences ...
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How do project management maturity levels relate to the introduction of portfolio management?

I am researching project and portfolio management. I want to use the P3M3 self-assessment in my work and wonder if there any limitations regarding project management maturity level on using portfolio ...
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TFS: Projects, Portfolio Management, and Source Code

I'm exploring using TFS for Portfolio Management, and it seems generally suggested to lump all teams, features, etc. into a single project to provide executives an enterprise-wide view of the work ...
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Consulting and separating internal and external tickets

So, I'm helping an agile software consulting company to create a workflow between themselves and their customers. The goal is to provide the customer with an Agile way of approving features (stories) ...
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Program/portfolio management for the customer [closed]

I work for outsourcing software company and has been tasked to develop a program for cooperation with one of our customer. At this point we have different projects with the customer. On our ...
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What are the primary differences when promoted to a Programme Support role out of a Project Support role?

Within a newly formed Programme Support Office, a number of new starts have been asked to evaluate their roles but they are all former Project Support Officers and some are straying into Project ...
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Real world differences between Portfolio and Program

Can I have a have a project without having a portfolio? This issue has been slightly touched on in the above link but I am hoping the collective expertise of this community could expand it. I have ...
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How calculate profit margin of a IT project?

I want to calculate: How much money I have for each dollar invested in each product of my portfolio. For example, each 1 dollar I invest in one product, I have 1,25 dollar. It can be the ROI, or ...
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Can I have a have a project without having a portfolio?

I'm studying the PMBOK Guide together with Head First PMP. I'm confused about the distinction between portfolios, programs, and projects. If I have only one project, do I still have a portfolio?
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How fast can one change the IT organization to a Business Game Changer [closed]

There are five stages of an IT organization from a business stakeholders' view: Cost center Service Provider IT Partner Business Peer Business Game Changer (Source: CIO Magazine 2013 State of the ...
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How to compare and select one project out of two?

It's being rather a tough choice on selecting projects. (Different case from what I had posted before.) Now in the scenario if there is Project A and B. Only one project can be executed and that has ...