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Critical Capabilities for Adaptive Project Management and Reporting

Published: 24 August 2022


Strategic leaders enabling adaptive project management in their enterprises need to select tools that support multiple scenarios. Here, we evaluate 16 vendors across four use cases: IT project and work management, enterprise project management, collaborative PPM, and product and work management.

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Key Findings
  • The products in the adaptive project management and reporting market support one of three levels of transformation maturity: enable, optimize or transform.

  • Vendors understand their primary use case but most struggle to expand this understanding beyond their original domains. True adaptability is noticeable by its absence in this market. A product that is flexible enough for collaborative work management struggles with the governance requirements of traditional technology changes and vice versa.

  • Vendors have clearly responded to the challenges of hybrid work environments, having focused investment around capacity and resource management, usability, and integration. However investment and innovation is required to

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  • AchieveIt
  • Adobe
  • Asana
  • Citrix (Wrike)
  • KeyedIn
  • ONEPOINT Projects
  • Planisware
  • Planview
  • Proggio
  • ProSymmetry
  • Sciforma
  • Smartsheet
  • Uppwise
  • WorkOtter
  • Capacity and Resource Management
  • Adaptive Hybrid Methodology Support
  • Collaborative and Social Networking
  • Project and Work Effort Management
  • Reporting and Analytics
  • Demand Management
  • Reporting to the Portfolio
  • Security and User Management
  • Integration
  • Usability
  • IT Project and Work Management
  • Collaborative PPM
  • Enterprise Project Management
  • Product and Work Management

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