Gartner Research

Adapt Project Change Management to a Bimodal Context

Published: 11 September 2017

ID: G00337546

Analyst(s): Matt Light

Summary

Program and portfolio management leaders implementing bimodal approaches to delivering IT are finding that, not only are project portfolio management techniques for assessing the impact of projects changing, but those techniques' intentions are themselves changing.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Change Is a Chameleon: Distinguish Routine Work From Projects to Handle Project Changes by Clarifying the Meaning of "Change"
    • Change Is Changing in a Bimodal World
  • Routinely Rebaseline Mode 1 Projects to Tolerate Change
  • Clarify Value Evolution to Embrace Change on Mode 2 Projects

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