Program & Project Management

The program and project management team is responsible for standardizing project management policies, processes, and methods throughout an organization.

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  • Program & Project Management
  • Application Development & Delivery
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:From Strategy To Execution: Assessing PMO Capabilities In The Age Of The Customer

    Part 1 Of Forrester's Look At Strategic Project Management Offices

    The age of the customer demands that firms completely reassess their project management office (PMO) planning and delivery practices. The traditional focus of PMOs conflicts with the need for speed...

    • Downloads: 500
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Map Your Journey To The Future With Next-Generation Portfolio Management

    Landscape: The Strategic Planning And Portfolio Playbook

    The hectic pace of business change has a corollary for portfolio managers: Knowing where to invest and when to rebalance portfolios is often the difference between seizing opportunities and missing...

    • Downloads: 828
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Next-Generation Portfolio Management: Strategic, Lean, And Delivery-Enabled

    Before IT can transition to business technology (BT) and become an effective partner with the business, the two groups of leaders must completely rethink the way they plan and execute — and...

    • Downloads: 900
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:How To Get Ready For Change

    Put "People Change" Front And Center

    Change management is an ongoing organizational process due to the continual change that characterizes today's business. The repercussions of not handling change well include lost revenue, lower staff...

    • Downloads: 489
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Role Of The Business Analyst In The Age Of Agile Development

    With the advent of Agile development, business analysts (BAs) have to prove their worth in a developer-centric environment where their role may be seen as nonessential. BAs need to navigate the...

    • Downloads: 658
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Project/Program Portfolio Management, Q4 2012

    How The Top 10 Providers Stack Up In A Newly Divided Market

    Demand for business agility fuels adoption of Agile development techniques that can deliver differentiating business technology (BT) solutions within accelerated time frames. Agile development...

    • Downloads: 1691
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Rightsource Your Agile-Lean Ecosystem

    Choose the Right Build/Buy Capabilities To Ensure Success

    Agile and Lean transformations depend to a great extent on cultivating a good sourcing ecosystem. The decisions you make around the partners and providers supporting your transformation and projects...

    • Downloads: 862
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Govern Your Lean And Agile Adoption

    People, Processes, and Tools Hold The Keys to Success

    While companies are increasingly adopting Agile, for the most part these processes remain limited to the single project level. Agile thought leaders have not provided much clear or detailed guidance...

    • Downloads: 923
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Project-Based ERP For Service Delivery Professionals

    A growing number of organizations delivering project-based services to customers seek business apps that more fully reflect that project focus and apply it to business-processes-powering project...

    • Downloads: 858
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:PMOs: Stop Being The Office Of "No"

    What Business And IT Can Learn From Each Other To Work More Effectively

    Project management offices (PMOs) fail far too often: 50% fail within two years, primarily due to a lack of executive support and the PMO's failure to deliver real value. Prevent this outcome by...

    • Downloads: 716
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The State Of The PMO In 2011

    Challenges Breed Opportunities

    Forrester Research and the Project Management Institute (PMI) recently hosted a survey regarding the state of the project management office (PMO) in 2011. The survey garnered 693 respondents, and the...

    • Downloads: 1089
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The PMO In An Agile World: Can't We All Just Get Along?

    Much has been written about the benefits of Agile development, and it has been proven that Agile development teams consistently deliver higher-quality applications faster than those that follow...

    • Downloads: 1060
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:It's 3PM; Do You Know Where Your Portfolio Is?

    Today more than ever, organizations must make visible the connection between strategic planning and execution. Creating a balanced portfolio of projects is an appropriate start, but all too often...

    • Downloads: 517
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Dual Project Managers: Dream Team Or Two-Headed Monster?

    Forrester's AD&D Community Weighs In On Projects With Multiple Project Managers

    Over the past few months, we reached out to The Forrester Community For Application Development & Delivery Professionals to find out if a project can succeed with more than one project manager (PM)....

    • Downloads: 283
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Are You Ready To Transform Your PMO?

    Tackling Today's Challenges To Prepare For Tomorrow

    As the economy continues to recover, firms are looking at how to prepare for growth while maintaining a lean approach. Because of this, project management offices (PMOs) are continually evolving...

    • Downloads: 1459
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:What's Ahead For PPM?

    Open Yet Integrated Is the Name Of The Game

    In 2011, project portfolio management (PPM) solutions bring more options to potential customers; however, these choices also force application delivery leaders to think longer term before investing....

    • Downloads: 1011
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Successful PPM Implementations Require Commitment

    Three Steps Are All You Need To Make It Work

    Product portfolio management (PPM) implementations are not for the faint of heart — the changes an organization incurs by introducing new processes and tools can easily go awry if it doesn't...

    • Downloads: 709
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Involve Your PMO To Find The Right Match For Innovation Opportunities

    Traditional project management offices (PMOs) manage demand for project work, provide oversight for large program implementations, and ensure compliance. The next-generation PMO, however, uses these...

    • Downloads: 635
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:For Service-Driven Resource Organizations, PSA Is Still Here And Still Relevant

    Organizations that can look beyond the implied meaning of "professional services automation" (PSA) tools will find that they are not just for consulting firms. While originally designed to help...

    • Downloads: 290
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Case Study: Software Estimation Isn't Too Taxing For The IRS — How Can You Improve Your Return?

    Estimating the true effort and cost of software development projects is tough. You have to understand your business, your technology, your resources, and the cost for each — generally with too...

    • Downloads: 379
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The PPM Implementation Road Map

    How To Avoid Common Pitfalls That Can Stymie Your Progress

    Implementing project portfolio management (PPM) is part science, part art. To be successful, companies must remember a few key points — PPM is not a revolving project list but a practice that...

    • Downloads: 1581
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Next-Generation PMO: The Latticed Model Enhances Enterprise IT Visibility

    As mentioned in Forrester's October 16, 2009, "Making The Case For The Next-Generation PMO" report, traditional project management offices (PMOs) are moving beyond a traditional project-only focus to...

    • Downloads: 1108
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Leverage PMO Skills To Build Program Management Competency

    Programs may spawn dozens or hundreds of projects, each of which accomplishes a unit of work that is meaningful to the business and may take guidance from a project management office (PMO). Programs...

    • Downloads: 1130
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:It's Time To Revisit PPM For Product Development

    More Application Options Emerge To Help Manage R&D Pipelines

    Research and development (R&D) pipelines are the innovation and financial lifeblood of many organizations, yet product development executives report ongoing challenges prioritizing their investments...

    • Downloads: 669
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Project Portfolio Management, Q4 2009

    This Mature Market Is Showing That Diversity Needs To Be The Name Of The Game

    Forrester evaluated 14 project portfolio management (PPM) vendors using 80-plus criteria and found that CA, HP, Planview, Oracle, and SAP led the pack because of versatile offerings combined with...

    • Downloads: 3255