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Achieving agility in IT project portfolios

Book Contribution - Book Abstract Conference Contribution

Subtitle:a systematic literature review
Over the past two decades, enterprise IT functions have enjoyed continued success in projects using agile development methods. However, the lack of ample empirical research on achieving portfolio level agility can potentially inhibit their ability to effectively govern IT investments while scaling agile practices to derive more significant benefits. This study examines the impact of agile delivery efforts on project portfolio management at the enterprise level and identifies approaches adopted to foster agility in portfolio practices. We conducted a systematic literature review to explore existing scientific knowledge around agile methods and portfolio management in an enterprise IT context. An analysis of the 21 primary studies found relevant to this research identified six portfolio management aspects impacted by agile delivery practices and a variety of approaches adopted to support them. While these identified …
Book: Lean and Agile Software Development : 5th International Conference, LASD 2021, Virtual Event, January 23, 2021, proceedings / Przybyłek, Adam [edit.]
Pages: 71 - 90
Keywords:P1 Proceeding