Drive Up PPM Value and Reduce Risk With Effective Gate Reviews


Published: 23 February 2018 ID: G00348383

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Summary

Periodic gate reviews of projects and programs are common, but rarely add much real value. We provide an approach program and portfolio management leaders can use to introduce and refine stage-end reviews that drive decision making and value-added action.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Assess the Value Impact of Current Phase or Stage Review Practices, and Abandon If It Offers No Distinct Value
      • Example: A Company Uses "Traffic Light" Reviews
    • Spell Out Who Makes Decisions, and Make Those Decisions Stick
      • Example: An Organization's Open Gate Goes Neglected
    • Prototype Your Changes, and Make Sure You Are Getting Results
      • Asking People to Make Decisions Invites Politics, So Be Prepared
    • Don't Exclude Agile Projects Simply Because They Are Agile
    • Bottom Line
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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