What is PPO™?
PPO™ is a software tool that enables the evaluation and
prioritisation of all proposed and in-flight projects by their
overall contribution of their strategic value, do-ability,
investment, and time to benefit.
The PPO™ tool is founded on strong methodology delivered
through a pragmatic 7 step process that enables an organisation to
manage scarce resources to achieve the "best bang for your buck".
The PPO™ tool assists with prioritisation of projects and
identification of gaps in realising strategic objectives to support
effective decision making based on an optimised portfolio.
The PPO™ tool will guide you through:
Defining and weighting criteria
Creating a project inventory
Allocating financial and human
Evaluating the project list
Providing visibility of the
Prioritising projects against capacity to deliver (financial and
Optimising the portfolio
The tool also gives assurance to senior executives that the
following questions are answered:
Do we know if we are doing the right
What combination of projects will
give us the most value from our constrained resources?
What projects can we or can’t we
Is benefits realisation likely from
the current projects?
Benefits of PPO™?
The purpose of a portfolio is to be able to select project
investment that will best enable the achievement of the
organisations strategic goals.
The PPO™ tool has been created to support the process and can add
immediate value by:
Creating visibility of projects in
relation to their relative importance and strategic contribution
Supporting leadership consensus
about what is important to deliver and only funding projects that
will generate the most value
Enabling decision makers to stay
current with evolving needs
Enabling decisions makers to manage
resources more effectively through focusing on the priority projects
for resources and effort
Reducing waste and increasing value
creation opportunities by 20%-40% (UMT Portfolio Management).