Path Dependency gives you control over both your project and its business value but is it is a concept too often ignored - learn more here
The lack of clear, specific 'desired business outcomes' statements measurable with a true/false question driving the project dooms projects to fail in part or in full.
The Portfolio Management Office must ensure the project delivery methods deliver the business' desired outcomes, rather than just "finishing" a project.
Your project's desired business outcomes can be your primary measure of success only when you know how to define them
The definition of your desired business outcomes is the 'holy grail 'of projects that every manager needs to understand.
Benefits don't just happen, they have to be planned, actioned and delivered. Benefits delivery is a change process - not a measurement process.
Defining clear, specific, measurable desired business outcomes changes your project, reduces your costs and increases the value. Really!
Strategic growth is too often undermined by a lack of value delivery processes. Five in particular that can be easily put in place.
The idea of projects not being responsible for benefits is false and needs to be rejected.
Projects do not just exist to solve problems, they are commissioned to deliver the business benefits and value.