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PPM in 2030: Smaller, Smarter and Not Entirely Human

Published: 30 March 2017

ID: G00324919

Analyst(s): Michael Hanford


In 2030, program and portfolio management leaders will see many roles shared — human and AI/smart machines. Few project components survive; programs thrive, but differently; portfolios are sets of AI analysis results; and PMOs and EPMOs are few. This research helps PPM leaders find their future.

Table Of Contents


  • Project Management: Where Did All the Projects Go?
    • Future Snapshots
  • Program Management: Enterprise Survivors Will Possess Synergistic Direction and Linkages of Strategy and Business Models With Planned and Executed Programs
    • Future Snapshots
  • Portfolio Management: Portfolios Will, Once Again, Be Just Luggage
    • Future Snapshots
  • PMOs and EPMOs: Both Will Be Quaintly Antique
    • Future Snapshots
  • What You Can Do Now
    • Project Managers
    • Program Managers
    • Portfolio Managers
    • PMOs/EPMOs

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