IT PMO / Portfolio Management: Chicago


Conference Chair:  Randy Wimmer, IT Portfolio Manager, Walgreens Boot Alliance



Utilizing IT Portfolio Management to deliver strategic technology enablers to the organization.


November 1-2, 2018




14 CPE / 1.4 CEU / CISSP / 14 PDU Credits Awarded


Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O’Hare) Illinois


IT Portfolio Management Conference Focus


  • Real world experiences from your fellow practitioners
  • Best Practices (e.g. PMBOK vs. ITIL) and Tools neutral
  • Portfolios – Infrastructure, Application, Service, Discretionary
  • Activities
    • Strategy – Business Drivers, Financial Budgeting
    • Demand Management – Ideation, Work Request Processing including Estimation/Cost Benefit/Approval/Scoring
    • Supply/Capacity Management – People, Technical, Dependency and the related Sourcing Strategies
    • Optimization – Trade Off Analysis, Selection, Scheduling
    • Delivery Management – Incident & Problem, Service Catalog, Project, Program, Release
    • Reporting
    • Governance




IT departments are facing greater pressure to make sure their technology portfolios deliver desired results. An established portfolio management framework is a key enabler to achieving results and contributing value to the extended enterprise.

Topics That Will Be Discussed

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • Ten Steps to Comprehensive IT Portfolio Management
  • Demand Management – How to Build an Effective Process
  • Supply/Capacity Management – People, Technical, Dependency and the related Sourcing Strategies
  • Driving Organizational Change Management
  • Finding Your Secret Sauce to Portfolio Management & Governance
  • How to Manage Project Risk
  • How to Leverage IT Portfolio Management to Make Your Enterprise More Agile
  • Consolidating and Managing Demand
  • Gaining Visibility into Resource Capacity, Allocation, and Availability
  • How to Leverage IT Portfolio Analysis
    How to Build the Foundation for IT Portfolio Reporting and Governance
  • Integrating an IT PMO into an Enterprise Portfolio Management Office
  • Engaging the Business from Ideation thru Delivery
  • How to Gather PMO Metrics to Drive Improvement
  • How to Build an Application Business Case
  • Rightsizing Governance


Conference Price: $799.00 per person


Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 14 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 1.4 CEUs and 14 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.



As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations.  During the continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.