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Portfolio Management for General Managers: Introducing Peer-Indexed Performance Analysis

Published: 30 July 2019

ID: G00418236

Analyst(s): Mark McDonald , Hai Swinehart , John-David Lovelock


Portfolio performance is the primary means by which technology general managers are measured. This research introduces Gartner’s Peer-Indexed Performance analysis to help GMs understand the relative position of their portfolios and identify actions to maximize success.

Table Of Contents


  • Gartner’s Peer-Indexed Performance
  • PIP Use Cases
    • Vendor Landscape in a Specific Market
    • Salesforce Product Portfolio
    • AWS IaaS Country-Level PIP Analysis
  • Conclusion

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