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A delicate balance [electronic resource] : portfolio analysis and management for intelligence information dissemination programs / Eric Landree ... [et al.].

Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (65 p.)
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Subjects:
Intelligence service -- United States.
Intelligence service -- United States -- Management.
Project management.
Program budgeting.
United States. National Security Agency/Central Security Service.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This description of the application of the RAND Corporation's PortMan portfolio analysis and management method and Delphi consensus-building method for the National Security Agency (NSA) Information Sharing Services (ISS) division highlights how these methods enable the data-driven analysis of project portfolios and the allocation of research and development (R&D) and operations and maintenance (O&M) resources according to value, risk, and cost.
Contents:
Cover; Preface; Contents; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; CHAPTER ONE - Introduction: The Basics of Portfolio Management; Applications of Portfolio Management for the National Security Agency Information Sharing Services Division; Organization of This Monograph; CHAPTER TWO - The RAND PortMan Method; Expected Value; Metrics; Value and Risk Estimation; Portfolio Analysis; CHAPTER THREE - PortMan Evaluation of the NSA ISS Portfolio; ISS Project Descriptions; Questions for Evaluating Value and Risk Metrics; Consensus Analysis
Analysis of Value, Risk, and Portfolio BalanceCost Analysis; Research and Development Que; CHAPTER FOUR - Conclusions; APPENDIX A - Project Descriptions; APPENDIX B - Research and Development Questions; APPENDIX C - Operations and Maintenance Questions; APPENDIX D - Delphi Exercise Results by Project and Question; Bibliography
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Landree, Eric.
ISBN:
0-8330-4944-5
OCLC:
593354959