Gartner Research

Optimizing and Promoting the Value Contribution of the PMO Primer for 2017

Published: 06 January 2017

ID: G00318223

Analyst(s): Robert Handler


Effective project and program management offices, PMOs and EPMOs, enable accelerated, well-managed change. To adapt to a new future, program and portfolio management leaders must go beyond the traditional and respond with clear business intention, minimizing friction, to deliver constant value.

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  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What will be required to execute successful projects and programs in a bimodal world with ongoing uncertainty?
    • How does the PMO develop effective information and reporting, and synthesize recommendations for change and action that can be used to optimize the speed and quality of decision making?
    • How will program and portfolio management leaders identify, select, and integrate the required PPM software, tools, and services and rapidly implement them effectively in the enterprise, in the cloud and across teams?
    • How will EPMOs and enterprise PPM capabilities evolve to survive as transformation and change enablers as organizations rush into the digital age?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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