Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Project and Portfolio Management, 2016

Published: 21 July 2016

ID: G00289874

Analyst(s): Teresa Jones


The concept of agile moves into Gartner's Hype Cycle for Project and Portfolio Management, as the need for continuous and iterative delivery of value grows in importance as PPM leaders balance cost optimization with growth in uncertain business environments.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Enterprise Agile Frameworks
    • Adaptive Enterprise
    • Project Capability Centers
    • Strategy Realization Office
    • Business Agile
    • Business Transformation Office
    • Project Collaboration and Management
    • Adaptive Program Management
  • At the Peak
    • Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis
    • PPM for New Product Development
    • Agile Project Management
    • Hybrid Application Project Management
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Application Portfolio Management
    • Cloud-Based IT PPM Services
    • Kanban for Programs
    • Project Management Certification
    • Reporting EPMO
    • Resource Management
    • Organizational Change
    • Traditional IT Project Management
  • Climbing the Slope
    • IT PMO
    • Earned Value Management
    • IT Project and Portfolio Management Applications
    • PPM for Professional Services
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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