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A Thousand Cuts

A Thousand Cuts

Imperial China was reputed to have invented a horrible torture as a means of example and execution: death by a thousand cuts. The victim died a slow and painful death. Each cut in and of itself...

A Mouthful of Fish

A Mouthful of Fish

The Atlantic puffin is an agile creature, diving from the air or the water’s surface down into the depths of the sea to feed. Underwater, it is highly manoeuvrable and has a remarkable capacity to...

My Moment of Truth

My Moment of Truth

The event that changed my career happened on December 14, 1996, at precisely 6.30 a.m. I was commuting. The radio was on. I wasn’t paying attention until these words hit me like a sock to the jaw:...

Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence

What are the seven key elements required for successful strategy realization? Element 7: Business Intelligence There are seven core elements, all of which are essential to achieve portfolio success...

Resource Management

Resource Management

What are the seven key elements required for successful strategy realization? Element 6: Resource Management. There are seven core elements, all of which are essential to achieve portfolio success –...

Project Delivery

Project Delivery

What are the seven key elements required for successful strategy realization? Element 5: Project Delivery There are seven core elements, all of which are essential to achieve portfolio success – and...

The Investment Model

The Investment Model

What are the seven key elements required for successful strategy realization? Element 4: The Investment Model There are seven core elements, all of which are essential to achieve portfolio success –...

The Strategy

The Strategy

What are the seven key elements required for successful strategy realization? Element 3: The Strategy There are seven core elements, all of which are essential to achieve portfolio success – and we...

The Innovation Process

The Innovation Process

What are the seven key elements required for successful strategy realization? Element 2 - The Innovation Process. In this series of blog posts, we will be examining the seven elements required to...

The Value of a PPM Central Data Repository

The Value of a PPM Central Data Repository

"Life can only be understood backward; but it must be lived forward." -Soren Kierkegaard, Danish Philosopher History captured Europe was plunged into the dark ages after the fall of Ancient Rome....

Payback on Product Portfolio Management

Payback on Product Portfolio Management

Many companies who have implemented the new discipline project and portfolio capability have discovered their “Acres of Diamonds.” When implemented well, the return on a proven PPM capability can...

Podcast: Gatekeeping and Scorecards

Podcast: Gatekeeping and Scorecards

In our question and answer session with Stephen Bridge, we discuss the role of the Gatekeeper, how to make gate decisions and how scorecards can facilitate this process. Transcript: Good morning. My...

Managing Risk in New Product Development

Managing Risk in New Product Development

In the third blog of our five-part series, 5 Key Ingredients to Fueling a Successful Product Launch we examine how to successfully manage risk in new product development. Part 3: Managing Risk The...

How to Prioritize Effectively

How to Prioritize Effectively

In our second blog post from the series, 5 Key Ingredients to Fueling a Successful Product Launch, we will be exploring how to prioritize effectively. From individual projects to the whole...