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PMO and Portfolio Heads Can Support IT Steering Committee Effectiveness, Ensuring a Prosperous Voyage

Published: 19 May 2015

ID: G00277174

Analyst(s): Michael Hanford


Starting an IT steering committee is the easy part. However, in operation, they are surprisingly fragile, vanishing quickly — often due to a poor operating model and lack of a supporting ecosystem. In this research, we chart a course for a prosperous voyage on this venture.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Test the Committee's Enabling Ecosystem, and Prepare an Improvement Roadmap to Remedy Deficiencies
  • Be Sure Every Meeting Is an Action Meeting
  • Provide Context to Inform Decision Making

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