Level 3 PMOs generally employ lean principles to support both Mode 1 and Mode 2 IT work, and provide an integrated view of the IT portfolio. We offer PMO leaders steps that can help their organizations reach higher levels of capability and maturity.
- The PMO Should Prepare Regular Decision-Making Meetings of Senior Managers Who: Assess Potential Program and Project Value; Review Actual Benefits; and Terminate Efforts When Necessary
- Assess Project Value and Benefits — Not Just Schedule and Budget — During Postproject Reviews in Mode 1, but Continuously in Mode 2
- Fit PPM Practices and Processes to Projects in Different Modes
- Push Accountability for Value and Financial Management
- Target Waste in Project and Program Deliverables, in PMO-Required Artifacts and in PPM Process Overhead
- Remain Alert to Trends in Process Efficiency
Gartner Recommended Reading
©2020 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.