Daniel Stang

Daniel Stang

VP Analyst
Daniel B. Stang is a Vice President Analyst at Gartner, covering strategic portfolio management (SPM), enterprise program and portfolio management (EPPM), and project and portfolio management (PPM). His expertise includes creating processes for and leveraging strategy realization, enterprise program and portfolio management, project portfolio management, and adaptive project management for continuous delivery. Mr. Stang leverages his expertise in these areas to help Gartner clients establish, scale, and harvest desired business outcomes supporting digital business.

Mr. Stang is a Key Initiative Leader for Gartner's PPM practice area. He defines the PPM research vision for his team, and helps guide the Gartner PPM team in creating breakthrough, provocative, and pragmatic research deliverables supporting the needs of business and IT leaders pursuing digital business.

As part of a continuous research process, Mr. Stang leads PPM-related market research coverage at Gartner, including breakthrough coverage of the emergent Strategic Portfolio Management technology market. Mr. Stang has led and authored multiple Magic Quadrant and Market Guides related to PPM for more than 20 years as a PPM analyst.

As part of his duties, Mr. Stang helps Gartner clients define PPM and portfolio management processes for their organizations and create strategies for automating them. He can help clients build PPM technology shortlists based on their specific needs. His research also includes strategy roadmaps for domain specific PMOs and enterprise PMOs.

Mr. Stang also provides consulting and strategic advisory services for a number of PPM and other technology providers operating in the PPM market and other markets, as well.
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Tuesday, June 23, 2020 / 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM EDT
Roundtable: How PPM Leaders Can Modernize the Ways They Measure the Value of the PPM Function for Digital Business

Program and portfolio management leaders equating PPM function’s value with work efficiency won’t meet digital business needs. They should adopt these three best practices for leadership, delivery method and communication, to refresh customer engagement and modernize how PPM value is measured.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 / 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EDT
Ask the Expert: PPM Technologies — Getting the Most Out of Your PPM Technologies and Software Products

In this session, attendees can ask questions about selecting, purchasing, and deploying PPM tools and technology in ways that will benefit their work environment. Typical topics may include: Understanding the scope when choosing one PPM solution over another; navigating an abundance of choice when making PPM technology buying decisions; managing and making sense of PPM tool proliferation; best practices before, during and after PPM tool deployment.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT
High Performance EPMOs – What Leaders Do

Today, effective EPMOs must enable continuous change. Drawing upon recent survey findings, we show what leading EPMOs do to deliver positive results. This session covers the findings of this survey work and will address the following key issues:
● What EPMOs did that enabled continuous change?
● What stood out amongst the leaders?
● How you can leverage this knowledge to advance your EPMO?

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 / 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EDT
Ask the Expert: PPM Technologies — Getting the Most Out of Your PPM Technologies and Software Products (repeat)

In this session, attendees can ask questions about selecting, purchasing, and deploying PPM tools and technology in ways that will benefit their work environment. Typical topics may include: understanding the scope when choosing one PPM solution over another; navigating an abundance of choice when making PPM technology buying decisions; managing and making sense of PPM tool proliferation; best practices before, during and after PPM tool deployment. (repeat)

Thursday, June 25, 2020 / 08:15 AM - 09:00 AM EDT
Introducing Enterprise Portfolio Management…and the End of the PPM Market As We Know It

The PPM market as it stands today is polarizing, separating technology providers into two main camps: strategic portfolio management and modern project and work execution. This polarization is the expansive PPM market’s response to the unique needs of portfolio managers and decision makers versus the needs of project and product managers responsible for driving more continuous delivery and execution on a daily basis. This session will present the following: the evolution of the PPM market; the overwhelming infusion of cloud-based project and work management providers; the most prominent Enterprise Portfolio Management uses cases playing out in today’s digital businesses; advice to help PPM leaders, domain-specific PMOs, Enterprise PMOs, and Strategy Realization Offices make sense of EPM market offerings and select effective technology investments supporting digital business.

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