Daniel Stang

Daniel Stang

VP Analyst
Daniel B. Stang is a Research Vice President in Gartner Research, covering project and portfolio management (PPM) applications. His expertise includes PPM process definition, adoption and automation.

Mr. Stang tracks PPM software vendors and their products, as part of a continuous research process involving PPM best practices. He is the lead analyst for Gartner's PPM software market research and analysis, and lead author on multiple Magic Quadrants and Market Guides, including the Magic Quadrant for Project and Portfolio Management Software and Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis (IIPA), as well as the Market Guide for Strategy Execution Management (SEM) Software.

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 and other product shortlists based on their specific needs. His research includes overviews of PPM technologies to help Gartner clients compare prospective vendor offerings, while making software investment decisions. Mr. Stang also provides consulting and advisory services for a number of PPM and other software vendors operating in the PPM and other markets.
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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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