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Governance arrangements for IT project portfolio management : qualitative insights and a quantitative modeling approach

Author: Thorsten Frey
Publisher: Wiesbaden : Springer Gabler, 2014.
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Due to the growing importance of IT-based innovations, contemporary firms face an excessive number of proposals for IT projects. As typically only a fraction of these projects can be implemented with the given capacity, IT project portfolio management as a relatively new discipline has received growing attention in research and practice in recent years. Thorsten Frey demonstrates how companies are struggling to find  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thorsten Frey
ISBN: 9783658056612 3658056614 3658056606 9783658056605
OCLC Number: 879663432
Language Note: Abstract in German.
Notes: "Dissertation Technische Universität Darmstadt, 2013."
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 272 pages) : illustrations
Contents: IT Project Portfolio Management --
IT Governance --
Business IT/Alignment --
Centralization and Decentralization.
Responsibility: Thorsten Frey ; with a foreword by Prof. Dr. Peter Buxmann.
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Due to the growing importance of IT-based innovations, contemporary firms face an excessive number of proposals for IT projects. As typically only a fraction of these projects can be implemented with the given capacity, IT project portfolio management as a relatively new discipline has received growing attention in research and practice in recent years. Thorsten Frey demonstrates how companies are struggling to find the right balance between local autonomy and central overview about all projects in the organization. In this context, impacts of different contextual factors on the design of governance arrangements for IT project portfolio management are demonstrated. Moreover, consequences of the use of different organizational designs are analyzed. The author presents insights from a qualitative empirical study as well as a simulative approach. Contents IT Project Portfolio Management IT Governance Business IT/Alignment Centralization and Decentralization Target Groups Information management and project management researchers and students IT project portfolio management and IT governance practitioners The Author Dr. Thorsten Frey received his doctorate at the chair of Information Systems / Software Business & Information Management at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany. His areas of interest are Information Management, IT Governance, and Project Portfolio Management.

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