Gartner Research

Embrace an Adaptive Program Management Life Cycle

Published: 04 September 2018

ID: G00368535

Analyst(s): Joanne Kopcho

Summary

Gartner’s Adaptive Program Management Life Cycle provides program and portfolio management leaders with a context for complex programs. In it, the key characteristic is a people-led, iterative approach, with a clear vision of the end state and a strong program team.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Analysis

  • Adopt the Adaptive Program Management Life Cycle
  • Clarify the Program Manager’s Role in Program Planning and Control
  • Use the Steps of Adaptive Program Management
    • The Envision Step
    • The Order Step
    • The Create/Build Step
    • The Engrain Change Step
    • The Evaluate Results Step
    • The Learn Step

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