Gartner Program & Portfolio Management Summit 2019, tracks designed to help you rapidly transform PPM for continuous change.



Track A
Rapid Change: Shift Disciplines for Rapid Execution


PMO disciplines are shifting from high-process disciplines to dynamic and adaptive execution. This track emphasizes how PPM leaders need to shift current PMO disciplines to achieve rapid execution through agile or enterprise agility, product management, new operating models and continuous digital transformation.



Hot topics

• Agile
• Product management
• Bimodal
• Adaptive governance
• Enterprise agile
• EPMO and PMO
• PPM in the digital operating model






Track B
Cultural Change: Shape Your Culture for Continuous Change


Transforming your culture is at the core of digital transformation and continuous change. Managing continuous transformational change elevates the need for robust change management, influence and effective decision making. This track focuses on the competencies needed to embrace and sustain continuous change — passion, resilience and trust.



Hot topics
• Culture
• Influence
• Transformation
• Decision making
• Talent
• Skills
• Leadership
• Agility
• Change management
• Stakeholder management




Track C
Business Partnership: Engage the Business to Drive Value


In an environment of rapid continuous change and fierce competition for available resources, the PPM function plays a key role in ensuring that the highest-value initiatives can come to the fore. This track highlights mechanisms, services and practices, such as demand management, business case development, evaluation and scoring models, portfolio creation and prioritization, management reporting and dashboards, and benefit realization that the PPM function can leverage to create engagement across the enterprise.



Hot topics
• Benefits realization
• Key performance indicators
• Metrics
• IT demand
• Prioritization
• Scoring models and ROI
• Risk
• Business cases and portfolio
• Resource planning

Track D
Innovation: Evolve to a Digital Business


Digital business is here to stay. PPM leaders can either enable digital innovation or be steamrolled by it. Potential innovations must be identified, evaluated and quickly pursued. This track covers innovation management and technology innovation, as well as innovative technology that will likely help evolve traditional PPM functions to support innovation portfolio management.



Hot topics
• PPM and related tools
• Innovation portfolio
• Artificial intelligence
• Collaboration










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