Program Number: C020-20200121
Portfolio Management and the Business Case
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ Chapter (C020)
PDUs: - 1.5
Leadership - 0.5
Strategic - 0.5
Technical - 0.5
As an increasing number of organizations move towards Agile, they must adopt ways of working that embrace change and preserve value creation. At the highest levels, this new and important way of working often runs counter to the existing mindsets, paradigms, and processes related to portfolio management. However, when you look into the details, many of the traditional essential elements are still essential, some are not. The ones that are simply implemented more frequently, allowing for change as business demands warrant, which is essential to embracing change and preserving value creation.
Agile can ultimately increase the value of the PMO and maintain its primary objective: returning benefits to the larger enterprise in a measurable, predictable, and efficient manner. The three elements of the PMO that are universally valuable, offering actionable insight into how organizations can carry these elements into a large-scale Agile transformation:
In this presentation, Monique McKeon and Pramod Chivate will explore these elements, what has changed, and what will feel more familiar, even comforting in the Agile world, including a look at the roles in each of these processes and how organizations in the transformation to Agile can adopt the portfolio management processes to align with the new delivery processes to ultimately drive continuous value realization.
Monique Mckeon is a business value and outcome driven program and portfolio management consultant who co-leads the Portfolio Management offering at North Highland. She has extensive experience building and managing PMOs and delivering strategic programs while implementing transformational, organizational and operational change initiatives. Monique's focus is on balanced strategic and tactical risk identification and mitigation to influence and deliver positive outcomes for the clients she collaborates with for North Highland.
Pramod Chivate, PMP is an experienced project and program management consultant and co-leads the Project Management offering at North Highland. Pramod has extensive experience in delivering transformational business and technology programs; assessment, set up and execution of Project Management policies and procedures. Pramod is a trained CMMI assessor and serves as the PMP Exam prep instructor for PMI New Jersey.
Monique and Pramod hold leadership positions within the Project and Program Management Practice at North Highland (www.NorthHighland.com). North Highland is a leading global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges. We drive innovation and bring big ideas to life through right-sized solutions and skills to deliver effective results across customer experience, transformation, and technology and digital. From strategy to delivery, North Highland partners with clients every step of the way. North Highland is a people-centric, employee-owned firm headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe.
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