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STAMFORD, Conn., March 26, 2012 View All Press Releases

Gartner Announces PPM and IT Governance Summit 2012

May 21-23 at the Gaylord National, National Harbor, MD.

What: Gartner PPM and IT Governance Summit 2012

When: May 21-23, 2012

:Where: Gaylord National, National Harbor, MD

Details: The Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit 2012 is the premier gathering of program and portfolio management executives focused on improving how organizations select, implement and manage IT initiatives and services. This year’s summit will provide insightful forecasts, structured guidance, and useful templates and toolkits to help:

  • Clarify how business strategy and IT portfolio management fit together
  • Recognize differences between “complex and adaptive” and “complicated” programs and projects
  • Focus IT governance on good investment decision-making processes between IT and the rest of the business
  • Discover how high-capability PMOs drive lean quality and efficiency
  • Understand how to measure and communicate success of projects, portfolios and governance


*Mark Langley, President & CEO, Project Management Institute (PMI); Matt Light, Vice President and Conference Chair: Benefits & Beyond: Rethinking the Strategic Value of Project, Program and Portfolio Management

 *The Honorable George J. Mitchell, Former US Senate Majority Leader: Negotiation and Leadership: From the Global Stage to the Boardroom

*State of the Art: What’s Hot & What’s Not in PPM and IT Governance: Gartner analysts Audrey Apfel, Donna Fitzgerald and Tina Nunno

 *The End of PPM as we Know It: Gartner Analyst Matt Hotle

For complete event details, please visit the Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit Web site at

Additional details can be found on the Summit web site at

Join the discussion on Twitter using #GartnerPPM.

Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Christy Pettey at


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