A Delicate Balance: Portfolio Analysis and Management for Intelligence Information Dissemination Programs

Synopsis

This description of the application of the RAND Corporation1s Port Man 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.