Gartner Research

Applying Project Portfolio Management With Scarce Resources to Optimize Business Value Primer for 2017

Published: 09 January 2017

ID: G00318222

Analyst(s): Robert Handler

Summary

Most IT organizations report too much demand for projects and not enough capacity to do them. Program and portfolio management leaders enable the de facto best practice for delivering the most value by getting the right things done at the right time and in the right way.

Table Of Contents

Scope

Analysis

  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How should project portfolio managers evolve their processes, approaches and tools to maximize value in the face of organizational challenges and shifting business priorities?
    • What are effective methods of allocating and managing the resources assigned to projects and programs when demand outstrips supply, and organizations need to constantly focus on "doing more with less"?
    • How do PPM leaders drive innovation and ensure successful transformation through portfolio activities?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

©2019 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.