The Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) arena is going to see many developments in 2018. Many trends are coming straight from advances in Information Technology (IT), generating exciting opportunities to gain insight within the Project Management Office (PMO). Other movements will be more subtle, requiring adjustments that are “softer” and look to cohesively unite the PMO. Together, these trends will be reshaping PPM as we know it into a system that enables change in the era of digital transformation.
2018 PPM Trends to Watch
At Projility, we work with clients every day to solve issues, implement best practices, and streamline processes. We believe that PPM trends will fall into four main categories in 2018: Administration, Collaboration, Implementation, and Transformation.
While these groups may seem simplistic, they are actually quite dynamic. Today’s PMOs need to get back to the basics in order to change from the inside out. Instead of being the “controllers” within their organizations, PMOs need evolve into developers, coordinators, and promotors of digital transformation.
PPM practices need to focus on: