Joanne Kopcho

Joanne Kopcho

VP Analyst
Joanne Kopcho is Research Vice President with Gartner's Program and Portfolio Management team. Ms. Kopcho's research focus includes business transformation programs, program management and integrated portfolio management topics. Her background includes international consulting and management experience across several Fortune 100 companies, including financial services, high tech and telecommunications, retail/manufacturing, and the public sector. She has expertise leading the integration of strategic planning, governance and organizational improvement practices for project, program and portfolio management, including the integration of these practices in agile approaches and IT service management.
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Monday, 09 March, 2020 10:15 AM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 11:00 AM
Four Pitfalls of Digital Product Management

In the haste to transform to digital products, many organizations hurry to ‘make up’ new roles and planning concepts without involving the existing functions or thinking through all of the needed governance and orchestration. Here we identify four common pitfalls emerging and how to leverage both existing and new roles and expertise to help avoid these problems.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 01:15 PM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 02:00 PM
Ask the Expert: Organizational Design

An Ask the Expert session on organizational design. During this session, we'll address questions such as: What are the key to successful organizational design? What is the BEST IT organizational design? What should a CIO be mindful of when designing an organization? Please note: this session is targeted for CIOs with more than approximately 50 people in IT.

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 09:00 AM|Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 09:45 AM
Diagnosing Enterprise IT Governance

CIOs and their enterprises are challenged balancing the control and performance by failing IT governance. Weak leadership, no transparency of decision making and misaligned governance mechanisms are at the heart of symptoms indicative of IT governance gone bad. This session will address how CIOs can recognize the symptoms and apply their influence and insights to guide their enterprises toward good IT governance.

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 01:00 PM|Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 01:45 PM
Myths and Realities of Organizational Restructuring

CIOs restructure their organization for many reasons, but not always for the right ones. Despite understanding that restructuring is one of the most disruptive activities for the organizational members, CIOs still start with a reorganization hoping for a better outcome. This session will dispel the myths and share the realities for why and when restructuring is the right strategy. It is not as often as we think.

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