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Building a Bimodal PPM Capability Is, First, About Effective Practices and Their Management

Published: 12 August 2016

ID: G00301739

Analyst(s): Michael Hanford

Summary

The technology provisioning practices for a "big change" digital future won't just happen. Bimodal PPM success means you must up your game with practices that are the "modes" in bimodal. Then, you must drive success by building core PPM competencies and critical mass through real project execution.

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Impacts and Recommendations

  • Deploying a bimodal PPM capability will require PPM leaders to first ensure that they have achieved a minimum level of PPM maturity
  • PPM leaders operating within a bimodal environment will find that there are methodological models, standards, tools, expertise and assets that the organization must acquire, resource and master before bimodal usage will yield effective value
  • Achieving and sustaining a bimodal organizational core competency requires PPM leaders to first demonstrate early successes and delivered business value with pilots and limited-scope efforts

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