Gartner Research

Create and Sustain a Shared Vision With Strategy Diagrams and Portfolio Dashboards

Published: 25 September 2015

ID: G00290717

Analyst(s): Matt Light


The use of portfolio dashboards in isolation from strategy will produce only random improvements, and sometimes even focuses efforts in the wrong areas. To improve performance where the enterprise needs it most, devise strategy diagrams that direct dashboard-based measurement activity.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • "I Just Need a Dashboard"


  • Analyze the Elements of Value Creation in Different Domains
  • Align Performance Indicators With Key Value-Adding Processes
  • Use Elements of Value to Shape Project and Portfolio Dashboard Performance Indicators

Case Study

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.