We have seen that project planning can be an involved process. Project objectives must successfully integrate with strategic objectives, and projects themselves must integrate with both the ongoing business process and the organization. This chapter presents tools to help you ensure that these activities are working properly and that project management is improving in your organization. At the executive level, you want to ensure that the following hold true:
• Projects achieve the executive-designed goals that take the organization toward its vision:
• Portfolios include a suite of projects and programs that take the organization in a unified direction as designed in the organization’s strategic plan.
• Project objectives ...