Portfolio optimization based on a data-driven process

Selecting the right portfolio of projects is driven by the need to focus limited time, funding and resources on projects that deliver the highest return on investment. Darby Consulting provides portfolio optimization and trade-off analysis utilizing a data-driven decision process to align projects with business strategy objectives.  Powered by our expert resources, tools and methodologies, we help growing IT organizations accelerate to higher levels of PMO maturity with optimized portfolios that are strategic to the organization.

Portfolio Optimization Services

  • Portfolio Analysis & Selection
  • Portfolio Reporting, KPIs & Analytics
  • PMO Set-up and Maturity
  • ePMO Systems Selection & Implementation

Certified, Experienced Program & Portfolio Managers

Darby Consulting provides experienced project managers with at least 10 years of experience and Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) certifications from the Project Management Institute or equivalent degrees.  We also utilize predictive analytics and data science to help match the best IT Portfolio Managers to the unique needs of your organization.

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Portfolio Management Methodology

Our approach to selecting the right portfolio of projects involves engaging key decision stakeholders to evaluate and score proposed (or ongoing) projects based on value, risk, effort, cost and strategic alignment. The output of project portfolio optimization includes a bubble diagram that identifies projects which can be immediately approved for funding or be deferred, revised or rejected. We also help project teams optimize resource investments based on objective “what-if” trade off analysis, financial modeling and Monte Carlo simulations. Below is an overview of Darby's portfolio optimization process backed by a comprehensive set of templates, assessment tools and technology.

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