Good Online Resources

Gaining access to information on portfolio management most often involves purchasing books, attending conferences and training programs or hiring a consultant. But some good information is available, free of charge, online. Below is a listing of such resources. I will update this page as I find additional websites and online publications, so stop back from Read More …

Book Review and Summary: Business Driven Project Portfolio Management

This is the sixth in a series of reviews of books on the reference list of the Project Management Institute’s Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) Credential Examination. The complete reference is: M.P. Perry. Business Driven Project Portfolio Management: Conquering the Top Ten Risks that Threaten Success. (Fort Lauderdale: FL, J. Ross Publishing, 2011, 300 pp.) Table Read More …

Book Review: Essential Project Governance Investment and Reporting

This is the fifth in a series of reviews of books on the reference list of the Project Management Institute’s Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) Credential Examination. The complete reference is: S.C. Rollins and R.B. Lanza. Essential Project Governance Investment and Reporting: Preventing Project Fraud and Ensuring Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance. (Boca Raton: FL, J. Ross Publishing, 2005, Read More …

Book Review: Optimizing Corporate Portfolio Management

This is the fourth in a series of reviews of books on the reference list of the Project Management Institute’s Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) Credential Examination. The complete reference is: A. Sanwal. Optimizing Corporate Portfolio Management: Aligning Investment Proposals With Organizational Strategy. (Hoboken: NJ, John Wiley and Sons, 2007, 190pp.) This book was written by Read More …

Book Review: Project Portfolio Management

This is the third in a series of reviews of books on the reference list of the Project Management Institute’s Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) Credential Examination. The complete reference is: H.A. Levine. Project Portfolio Management: A Practical Guide to Selecting Projects, Managing Portfolios and Maximizing Benefits. (San Francisco: CA, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 538 Read More …

Interview: Dan Smith, Enrich Consulting

Daniel Smith, Vice President Daniel Smith leads the consulting practice at Enrich, overseeing customization and implementation of EAP to meet our clients’ unique needs. Prior to joining Enrich in 2000, he served as a consultant with Applied Decision Analysis and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Dan holds a graduate certificate in engineering management from the University of Cambridge, an Read More …

Book Review: Portfolio Management For New Products

This is the second in a series of reviews of books on the reference list of the Project Management Institute’s Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) Credential Examination. The complete reference is: R.G. Cooper, S.J. Edgett and E.J. Kleinschmidt. Portfolio Management for New Products, 2nd ed. (New York: NY, Basic Books, 2002; 11 chapters, 382 pp.) The Read More …

Book Review: The Standard for Portfolio Management

This is the first in a series of reviews of books on the Project Management Institute’s reference list for the Portfolio Management Professional Certification Exam. The complete reference is:   Project Management Institute, The Standard for Portfolio Management, 3rd Ed. (Newtown Square: PA, PMI Inc., 2013; 8 chapters, 189 pp.).   This book identifies Portfolio Read More …