Risks and health of ITPP
: Do risks impact the health of the IT Product Portfolio?

  • M. Vinju

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


This research is a single case study focusing on testing a literature-based framework in a real-life setting. The framework in question, created in this study, is based on previous performed OU thesis groups. These groups researched IT project portfolio risks and Health assessment criteria. Combining these, a framework is created to identify which risk, impacts which Health assessment criteria of the IT project portfolio. By means of a single case study, this study’s goal is to validate this framework. This validation is based on real-life experience of those interviewed, whereby all arguments are analysed, summarized and then included in the results. The results of this research are useful for future research in the area of risk impact on the IT project portfolio health, and for companies wishing to limit risk impact on their IT project portfolio health.
Date of Award11 Apr 2022
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorRob Kusters (Examiner) & Guy Janssens (Supervisor)


  • IT project portfolio management
  • risks
  • health assessment criteria
  • validation

Master's Degree

  • Master Business Process management & IT (BPMIT)

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