Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Project and Portfolio Management, 2017

Published: 28 July 2017

ID: G00314744

Analyst(s): Mbula Schoen


The cluster of technologies at the peak in this Hype Cycle for Project and Portfolio Management reflects market response to an increased need for faster change, driven partially by digital business. PPM leaders must shift strategies to support digitalization or risk being deemed irrelevant.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle

The Priority Matrix

  • On the Rise
    • Project Management Bots
    • Human-Centered Design
    • Project Capability Centers
    • Strategy Realization Office
    • Adaptive Enterprise
  • At the Peak
    • Adaptive Program Management
    • Business Agile
    • Business Transformation Office
    • Enterprise Agile Frameworks
    • Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis
    • Project Collaboration and Management
    • PPM for New Product Development
    • Agile Project Management
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Application Portfolio Management
    • Cloud-Based IT PPM Services
    • Hybrid Application Project Management
    • Kanban for Programs
    • Project Management Certification
    • Reporting EPMO
    • Resource Management
    • Organizational Change
    • Traditional IT Project Management
  • Climbing the Slope
    • IT PMO
    • Earned Value Management
    • IT Project and Portfolio Management Applications
    • PPM for Professional Services
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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