In November of 2011, Gartner predicted that Project Portfolio Management (PPM) would go from managing just business projects to managing value and change, as well. We’ve seen just that with the growing number of PPM software companies and consultancies that have found success in helping businesses look at PPM from a business process perspective. Additionally, a Forrester report found that a comprehensive PPM tool investment can provide an ROI of more than 250 percent.
PPM has been valuable to businesses for quite some time now and is continuing to expand beyond project management, but why should it matter to CIOs? And, why should it matter to them in 2012? Alex Adamopoulos, CEO of Emergn, an international PPM and agile consultancy, has identified five reasons why PPM will matter to CIOs in 2012.