Gartner Research

Not Every Project Needs a Project Manager

Published: 12 May 2015

ID: G00274510

Analyst(s): Donna Fitzgerald


Organizations invest in project management to improve the odds of project success. While most PMOs can provide process assurance for a project, ensuring improved project performance has proven difficult. To change this situation, project managers should redefine where resources are assigned.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Create the Project Specialist Role to Help Smaller, Self-Managed Teams Manage Their Work
  • Save Your Talented PMs for Complex, Critical or Risky Projects

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