Thriving on Digital Chaos: Innovation, Agility and Collaboration

The Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit 2015 is the premier gathering of program and portfolio management executives focused on improving how organizations select, implement and manage IT initiatives and services. You’ll gain new methods of prioritization, resource optimization and governance to address competing strategic goals — even in a volatile economy.

Innovative ideas for 2015:

  • Clarify "big picture" view of programs assembled as "bottom-up programs"
  • Recognize differences between "complex and adaptive" and "complicated" programs and projects
  • Focus IT governance on good investment decision-making processes
  • Discover how high-capability PMOs drive lean quality and efficiency
  • Understand how to measure and communicate success of projects, portfolios and governance

Comprehensive Tracks and Sessions

Our agenda will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on the data management topics that most interest you, with track sessions tagged to help you create a customized agenda based on your IT role, experience level and key focus.

    Conference Tracks:
    • Track A: Strategic Benefits Realization, IT Portfolio Management and IT Investments
    • Track B: Governance and PPM Synergies
    • Track C: IT Demand, Resources and People
    • Track D: Project and Program Metrics
    • Track E: The Future of PPM
    • Track F: PPM Processes, Practices and Tools
    • Track G: PMO Evolution and Enterprise PMOs
    Hot topics to be covered:
    • IT program and portfolio governance
    • Enterprise PPM issues beyond IT
    • Organizational change management
    • Agile project leadership
    • PPM software and solutions

Special Sessions

In addition to our comprehensive tracks, our Agenda also features several special sessions providing opportunities to learn from and interact with Gartner analysts, industry experts and peers, and top solution providers:

  • Keynote Sessions

    Typically presented by non-Gartner industry leaders, these plenary sessions are designed to be entertaining and thought-provoking.

  • Workshops

    Presented by Gartner or guest experts, these intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in an extended, small group environment. Sessions designed for end users only. Registration required.

  • End-User Case Studies

    Gartner invites a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions.


    Real success stories
    These sponsor-led sessions feature some of the market's most fascinating solutions. You'll hear real-life examples from those who have deployed solutions successfully, including their strategies, challenges and results.

  • Ask the Analyst sessions

    A Q&A session where attendees can get answers directly from the analyst on a high-interest inquiry topic and learn from questions posed by peers.

  • Analyst One-on-Ones

    Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in the topic you'd like to discuss. Many attendees tell us that a one-on-one session is worth the price of admission, all by itself.

  • Analyst-User Roundtables

    Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours. These small group discussions provide an informal setting for you and your peers to share insight, challenges and concerns on today's hottest topics.

Earn up to 15 PDU's

Earn Professional Development Units – details on registration page.

Team Discount

Bring your team to Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit to maximize, strategize and save.