Choosing Defense Project Portfolios

A New Tool for Making Optimal Choices in a World of Constraint and Uncertainty

by Brian G. Chow, Richard Silberglitt, Caroline Reilly, Scott Hiromoto, Christina Panis

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Abstract

PortMan, RAND's new portfolio analysis and management methodology, provides a means for decisionmakers to find the optimal portfolio of projects, maximizing the probability of filling a desired set of requirements while restraining costs.

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