Chen, J., Tong, S., Xie, H., Nie, Y., & Zhang, J. (2019). Model and algorithm for human resource-constrained R&D program scheduling optimization. Discrete Dynamics in Nature & Society, 2019, 1-13. doi:10.1155/2019/2320632 Read this article to gain an academic insight into scheduling resource-constrained resources across multiple projects and needs.
Morell, J. A. (2019). Linking management and evaluation: Project schedules as program models. American Journal of Evaluation, 40(4), 472-489. doi:10.1177/1098214018784198 Read this article because of its focus on execution and the implications of influences between projects. Read pages 472 to 487.
Schrage, B. (2018). Project portfolio management can ensure best use of time and resources. Natural Gas & Electricity,(1), 21-25. doi:10.1002/gas.22069 Read this article, noting its focus on management and execution, implying that it provides valuable content for program management of multiple projects.
Study Results from University of Quebec Provide New Insights into Project Management (Rethinking organizational design for managing multiple projects). (2018, February 4). Journal of Technology & Science, 713. Read this formal newspaper article that describes ideas about managing multiple projects, specifically including organizational design.
Villafáñez, F., Poza, D., López-Paredes, A., Pajares, J., & Olmo, R. D. (2019). A generic heuristic for multi-project scheduling problems with global and local resource constraints (RCMPSP). Soft Computing - A Fusion of Foundations, Methodologies & Applications, 23(10), 3465-3479. doi:10.1007/s00500-017-3003-y Read the entire article. Its emphasis is on scheduling problems and related resource constraints within remote and global influences.
Aubry, M., & Lavoie-Tremblay, M. (2018). Rethinking organizational design for managing multiple projects. International Journal of Project Management, 36(1), 12-26. doi:10.1016/j.ijproman.2017.05.012 Read this journal article, focusing on multiple project management and organizational design.
Project Management Institute. (2017). The standard for portfolio management. Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute. Read the standard where it considers the activities phase of managing programs in Chapter 8, paragraphs 8.1 to 8.3.5.