Gartner Research

Calibrating the Cost of Effective Project Management

Published: 06 June 2012

ID: G00339003

Analyst(s): PMO Research Team


To reduce costs while managing more complex project portfolios, PMO leaders must tackle inefficiencies within project execution. This study features tools to help calculate the true cost of project management, work more effectively with stakeholders, and reduce inefficiencies. Learn how to develop an enterprise-wide view of the total cost of project management. Determine the appropriate level of project management spending based on the organization's risk profile and efficiency goals. Collaborate with stakeholders to reduce the cost of project management both within the PMO and across the enterprise. Delegate decision-making authority to the lowest appropriate staff levels.

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