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Manage Your Project Portfolio, 2nd Edition by Johanna Rothman

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Beware of Ranking Traps

As you consider how to rank your project portfolio, beware the ranking traps. Most of the traps occur when we want to use traditional measures to rank the project portfolio. Once you move to agile and lean project approaches, the more traditional measures don’t add value to your decision making.

Ranking Trap: Treating Business Value Points as Story Points

If you work in an agile environment, you might know about “story” points. Story points are a relative estimation technique.

Some people might think the business value points are similar to story points. Business value points are a way to assign a relative value to each project or program. Business value points are not relative sizing.

You might need size to consider ...

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