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Critical Capabilities for Adaptive Project Management and Reporting

Published: 06 September 2023


Enterprises need adaptive project management and reporting tools that support multiple scenarios. To help you select the most appropriate tools for your requirements, this research evaluates 14 vendors’ offerings across four use cases.

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Key Findings
  • Marketing messages in the adaptive project management and reporting (APMR) market remain misleading. Many vendors market their products’ flexibility to meet some of the needs of other markets, particularly work management and portfolio management.

  • “One-size-fits-all” products still fall short of end-user requirements in the APMR market. A product that is flexible enough for collaborative work management may well struggle with the governance requirements of traditional technology changes and vice versa.

  • APMR vendors have been slow to adopt the latest technology trends, with many still only planning to invest in AI or predictive analytics. The result is that APMR products have

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  • Adobe
  • Asana
  • KeyedIn
  • ONEPOINT Projects
  • Planisware
  • Planview
  • Proggio
  • ProSymmetry
  • Sciforma
  • Smartsheet
  • WorkOtter
  • Wrike
  • 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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Critical Capabilities: A deeper look into provider offerings

How does a Critical Capabilities report work?

As a companion to the Magic Quadrant™, a Critical Capabilities report scores competing products and services against a set of meaningful differentiators. It reveals which options are the best fit in various use cases to help you focus on the vendors best suited to your needs.

A Critical Capabilities report is more than just a diagram. You also get:

Sharper focus

Narrow down the product and service criteria most important to you.

Individualized use cases

Use interactive features to customize usage scenarios based on your organization’s unique needs.

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Use data to speed up provider selection and accelerate the procurement process.

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We provide actionable, objective insight to help organizations make smarter, faster technology decisions to stay ahead of disruption and accelerate growth.

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We benchmark pricing against the market so you avoid unnecessary charges.

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We analyze contract terms and conditions to protect you against future price increases and unanticipated costs.

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