Top-KPI-Report-Covers-2011-2012-v0.1 29-page-001May 16, 2013, Melbourne, Australia – The KPI Institute, the global authority on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) research and education announces the launch of a new report in its 2011-2012 edition of its popular Top 25 series of reports. The series is based on research conducted through, which contains over 20,000 Key Performance Indicator examples, making it the world’s largest source of thoroughly documented KPIs.

Portfolio Management aims to determine the optimal mix of projects, to best achieve the organization’s overall goals, through analyzing and collectively managing a group of current or proposed projects, based on key characteristics. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) is a coordinated set of management processes and decisions designed to help organizations deliver the changes required by their business plans. Portfolio Management KPIs refer to the diversity, structure and impact of the portfolio, as measuring and managing performance of project portfolios is important for the company.

The “Top 25 Portfolio Management KPIs of 2011-2012” report provides insights in the state of Portfolio Management KPIs performance measurement today by listing and analyzing the most visited KPIs out of the more than 50 KPIs in this category on in 2011-2012. In addition to KPI names, the report contains a detailed description of each KPI, as documented in smartKPIs Premium.

Portfolio Management KPIs are grouped into clusters such as Project Portfolio Assessment, Project Portfolio Team, Project Portfolio Planning, Project Selection, Project Portfolio Implementation and Project Portfolio Development. From these subcategories, Project Portfolio Assessment was the most popular of Portfolio Management, in 2011. One of the most important benefits that this report brings is the international perspective on the most popular KPIs for Portfolio Management. Portfolio Management KPIs provide quantifiable measurements of factors determined to be important for the successful implementation of Portfolio strategies. The top 5 Portfolio Management KPIs in this report are:

  1. $ Profit per project
  2. % Projects related to business
  3. % Active running projects on time, on budget and according to specifications
  4. # Risks identified per project
  5. # Milestones per project plan

By discussing the use of KPIs today, presenting the best practice in documenting them and listing the most popular KPIs of 2011, the Top 25 Portfolio Management KPIs of 2011-2012 report is a valuable resource in promoting the informed use of KPIs or refreshing the existing performance measurement and management practice in any organization.

According to Aurel Brudan, The KPI Institute’s CEO “The Top 25 Portfolio Management KPIs of 2011-2012 report is a synthesis of what is all about: it provides an overview of how Portfolio Management KPIs are used in practice today, by combining input from the online community with analysis and insights from our research team.”

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The KPI Institute is a research, publishing and educational provider specialized in developing better practice in the use of KPIs. It developed the KPI Management Framework and runs five main research programs, dedicated to performance management, the Balanced Scorecard, KPIs, analytics and organizational strategy. Over the last 8 years, The Institute assisted over 5,000 organizations in finding solutions to their KPI needs.

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