After you have done all this wonderful work as we’ve discussed throughout this book, you must continue to manage it through to success and operationalize it. If you don’t, your work runs tremendous risk of collecting dust somewhere in the shadowy recesses of the wiki where no person ever visits.
So, this chapter offers a set of practical tools and templates to help you govern and manage your portfolio. It’s not intended as a definitive guide exactly, though you can use it that way. These tools and practices can help you improve the management, governance, and operations of the product development organization.
Raise your visor, think strategically, focus on getting the concept right, and you will have the best chance to define and create something maintainable, extensible, evolutionary, ...