Gartner Research

Not Everything Is a Project

Published: 17 October 2013

ID: G00252468

Analyst(s): Audrey Apfel


At least four different work types with different execution models should be used to ensure that good business results are delivered as quickly as possible. PMO leaders should use this research to define a spectrum of effort types applicable to their organization.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • If You're Not Really Worried About It, It's Not a Project
  • Work That Requires a Team, a Plan and Management Is Not Always a Project
  • Environmental Stability Drives Project Approach
  • Build a Spectrum of Effort Types for Your Organization

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