On this page I put papers concerning a discipline called IT portfolio management. This can be strategic aspects, financial aspects, technical aspects, and more. Your comments and issues are welcome!

Quantitative IT Portfolio Management

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IT Portfolio Management: A Banker's Perspective on IT

This paper is written with Bert Kersten, and appeared in a special issue on IT Portfolio management in Cutter IT Journal. For the final version in PDF click here.

Getting on top of IT

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Managing Multi-Billion Dollar IT Budgets using Source Code Analysis

Click here for a PDF of an extended abstract accompanying a keynote speech at the Third IEEE International Workshop on Source Code Analysis and Manipulation.

9210: the zip code of another IT-soap

This paper is written with Steven Klusener. Click here to view the version of this paper in html format, PS format, or here for a PDF. This paper appeared in a Special Issue of the Software Quality Journal based on selected papers of the Third IEEE International Workshop on Source Code Analysis and Manipulation.

Quantitative Aspects of Outsourcing Deals

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Quantifying the Value of IT-Investments

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Quantifying the Effects of IT-Governance Rules

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Quantifying Software Process Improvement

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Software as strong as a dyke

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Quantifying the Yield of Risk-bearing IT-portfolios

This paper is written by Rob Peters and Chris Verhoef. Click here to view this paper in PDF format. This paper appeared in Science of Computer Programming.

Quantifying Requirements Volatility Effects

This paper is written by Erald Kulk and Chris Verhoef. Click here to view this paper in PDF format. Also see our requirements creep calculator. This paper appeared in Science of Computer Programming.

Quantifying IT forecast Quality

This paper is written by Laurenz Eveleens and Chris Verhoef. Click here to view this paper in PDF format. We created the following presentations to explain the tools proposed in the paper.

The rise and fall of the Chaos report figures

This paper is written by Laurenz Eveleens and Chris Verhoef. Click here to view this paper in PDF format. This paper appeared in IEEE Software.

Quantifying IT Estimation Risks

This paper is written by Erald Kulk, Rob Peters, and Chris Verhoef. Click here to view this paper in PDF format.

Benchmarking the expected loss of a federal IT portfolio

This paper is written by Peter Kampstra and Chris Verhoef. Click here to view this paper in PDF format. The accompanying spreadsheet is found here.

Reliability of function point counts

This paper is written by Peter Kampstra and Chris Verhoef. Click here to view this paper in PDF format.

Quantifying fair payment after outsourcing -- a case study

This paper is written by Laurenz Eveleens, Peter Kampstra and Chris Verhoef. Click here to view this paper in PDF format.

Reducing operational costs through MIPS management

This paper is written by Lukasz Kwiatkowski and Chris Verhoef. Click here to view this paper in PDF format.

Balancing time-to-market and quality in embedded systems

This paper is written by Pieter van der Spek and Chris Verhoef. Click here to view this paper in PDF format.

Quantifying forecast quality of IT business value

This paper is written by Laurenz Eveleens, Mark van der Pas and Chris Verhoef. Click here to view this paper in PDF format.

Recovering management information from source code

This paper is written by Lukasz Kwiatkowski and Chris Verhoef. Click here to view this paper in PDF format.

From Software Development to Software Assembly

This paper is written by Harry Sneed and Chris Verhoef. Click here to view this paper in PDF format.

Lessons from Dutch IT-outsourcing success and failure

This paper is written by Guus Delen, Rob Peters, Chris Verhoef and Bas van Vlijmen. Click here to view it in PDF format.

Outcome-prediction and odds-improvement for IT-outsourcing

This paper is written by Guus Delen, Rob Peters, Chris Verhoef and Bas van Vlijmen. Click here to view it in PDF format. And Click here to download the accompanying Excel.

IT Forecast Quality in Measure and Number

This thesis is written by Laurenz Eveleens. Click here to view it in PDF format.