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Black Belts Should Create Balanced Project Portfolios

This post focuses on two elements that all CIOs must consider when balancing projects: please the customer and improve the bottom line. Using the Six Sigma project matrix, William Rushing explains in a simple, visual manner a way to determine a proper balance for all projects. Rushing builds on this tool by indicating that some projects — while they seem to be a higher priority or importance — may need to wait due to constraints out of the black belt's control. By finding the balance in project portfolios, organizations not only do the right work, but do the work right.

About Anne Grybowski

Anne is a former staff writer for CAI’s Accelerating IT Success, with a degree in Media Studies from Penn State University.

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