IT Portfolio Management

Debates exist on the best way to measure value of IT investment. As pointed out, many companies have spent billions of dollars on IT investments and yet the headlines of mis-spent money are not uncommon.

IT portfolio management started with a project-centric bias, but is evolving to include steady-state portfolio entries such as infrastructure and application maintenance. IT budgets tend not to track these efforts at a sufficient level of granularity for effective financial tracking.