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Agile Portfolio Operations

The thing is, continuity of strategic direction and continuous improvement in how you do things are absolutely consistent with each other. In fact, they’re mutually reinforcing.

         —Michael Porter, Harvard Business School professor1

1. Michael Porter is an American academic known for his theories on economics, business strategy, and social causes.

Introduction

In part V, we have introduced the Portfolio SAFe configuration within the context of the Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) function, and described the three critical collaborations of strategy and investment funding, Agile portfolio operations, and Lean governance. In chapter 15, ‘Strategy and Investment Funding,’ we described the first of these three ...

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