Gartner Information Technology Research

Peer Lessons Learned: Implementing Project and Portfolio Management Tools

Published: 03 March 2020

ID: G00467122

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


Project and portfolio management tools enable organizations to collect and combine data for projects to manage risks, resources, timelines and budgets. PPM leaders can learn from the implementation experience of their peers shared on Gartner Peer Insights.

Table Of Contents


Peer Lessons Learned

  • Lesson 1: Understand Your Business Requirements to Select the Right PPM Tool
  • Lesson 2: Evaluate Vendors and Take Demos Before Selecting a PPM Tool
  • Lesson 3: Allocate Enough Time for Implementation for Seamless Functioning
  • Lesson 4: Ensure You Have the Right Change Management Resources
  • Lesson 5: Train the Users Thoroughly for Best Results From the Tool
  • Methodology
  • Document Revision History

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.