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


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.

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  • 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?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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