CHAPTER 16PROGRAM AND PORTFOLIOMANAGEMENT
Up to now I have spoken very much about the project in isolation. However, the reality is that the vast majority of projects take place as one of a group of projects, either a program or a portfolio of projects. The traditional project management assumption is of the large, isolated project with a dedicated team in which:
They deliver well-defined, independent objectives, which provide the full benefit on their own.
They are relatively independent of other projects and operations with few minor interfaces. ...