Understanding the specific needs of an industry is very important in order to implement a proper and suitable Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) system. However, when looking into an organization, you will find several lines of business (LOB) that run projects. Their requirements may differ significantly.
What's more, looking at a special LOB such as internal IT, you can find a lot more similarities in this LOB across various industries than you would with another LOB such as R&D in the same industry.
TPG has over 20 years of experience delivering solutions to specific lines of business. The key requirements and solution approaches for the most important lines of business, which require project management regardless of the industry, are described below.