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Tip 3 – Map your portfolio dashboard to your business value chain

Setting up metrics to manage and track a small project effectively is easy. Doing this for a large program or portfolio initially looks harder. However, it becomes easy once realize a program is simply a series of aggregated projects all working together to achieve a single objective. Once you do this, creating and using your Dashboard is easy…

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What Joe Shea, program manager of NASA’s Apollo program, taught me

Today is the 40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing. As such, I thought it would be appropriate to reflect on what Joe Shea taught me at MIT about designing large-scale systems and managing their successful “launch”…