At the the begining there is the
problem, then a
project, then a
product, then a
program, then a
- Don't let problem projects become problem programs or portfolios. When you move up the chain, it needs to move from reactive to proactive (from current customers to prospective customers also.)
- Regularly review existing products and programs. If they aren't most valuable - cut them. Too often the continue to suck resources beyond their value generation stage.