Gartner Research

Q&A: How Much Project Management Methodology Is too Much?

Published: 19 August 2009

ID: G00169474

Analyst(s): Matt Light


Many IT organizations can benefit from two sets of project management methodologies -- one for costly, critical projects and another, less-formal format with fewer updates, audits and formal change processes. Nevertheless, all projects should take advantage of some defined process.

Table Of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Is there any value to process overhead on a simple, basic project, and, if so, what is the minimum feasible process overhead?
  • Recommendation

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