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Hype Cycle for Project and Portfolio Management, 2020

Published: 08 July 2020

ID: G00448201

Analyst(s): Anthony Henderson


This Hype Cycle provides program and portfolio management leaders insight into the relative maturity of the enabling disciplines and technologies for executing strategy. The resulting capabilities will transform the delivery of initiatives in an increasingly dynamic and uncertain environment.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • RPA-Enabled PPM
    • AI-Enabled PPM
    • Strategic Portfolio Management
    • PMO/PPM as a Service
  • At the Peak
    • Strategy Realization Office
    • Adaptive Portfolio Governance
    • Adaptive Project Management and Reporting
    • Project Collaboration and Management
    • Business Agile
    • Digital Transformation Office
    • Product-Centric Delivery Model
    • Adaptive Program Management
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Agile Project Management
    • EPMO
    • Enterprise Agile Frameworks
    • Enterprise-Class Agile Development
    • PPM for New Product Development
    • Kanban for PPM
    • Application Portfolio Management
    • Resource Management
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Change Leadership
    • Domain PMO
    • Organizational Change Management
  • Entering the Plateau
    • DevOps
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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