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Managing Project Landscapes in Knowledge-Based Enterprises

  • Vladimir Stantchev
  • Marc Roman Franke
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 49)

Abstract

Knowledge-based enterprises are typically conducting a large number of research and development projects simultaneously. This is a particularly challenging task in complex and diverse project landscapes. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) can be a viable framework for knowledge and innovation management in such landscapes. A standardized process with defined functions such as project data repository, project assessment, selection, reporting, and portfolio reevaluation can serve as a starting point. In this work we discuss the benefits a multidimensional evaluation framework can provide for knowledge-based enterprises. Furthermore, we describe a knowledge and learning strategy and process in the context of PPM and evaluate their practical applicability at different stages of the PPM process.

Keywords

knowledge-based enterprises knowledge and learning strategy knowledge and learning process project portfolio management evaluation innovation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir Stantchev
    • 1
    • 2
  • Marc Roman Franke
    • 3
  1. 1.Berlin Institute of TechnologyBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Fachhochschule fürOekonomie und Management (FOM)BerlinGermany
  3. 3.BearingPoint GmbH, Frankfurt am MainGermany

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