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How PPM Can Coordinate Resource Teams as Agile Evolves

Published: 25 May 2018

ID: G00363208

Analyst(s): Robert Handler , Matt Light


Enterprises increasingly seek the efficiency of persistent teams over teams that must newly form and norm. But strategic goals or a simple dearth of talent can override the desire to keep teams together. Program and portfolio management leaders can contribute strongly to that decision making.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Implement a PPM Approach That Enables Resource Deployment by Matching Demand to the Efficient Core Teams Available
    • Techniques for More Agile Resource Allocation
    • Change Programs Are Often Hardest to Resource
  • Set Up "Teams of Teams" to Back Each Other Up and Share Scarce Resources Among Projects When Necessary
  • Establish and Use Effective Resource Management Practices to Deploy Specialist Roles to Teams Part-Time as Needed

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