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Join us at Gartner’s PPM & IT Governance Summit in June

Written by Ben Chamberlain on May 16th, 2014 at 2:05 pm

UMT360 is pleased to be a Silver Sponsor of Gartner’s PPM and IT Governance Summit being held June 2-4 in National Harbor, Maryland. The two day summit with the theme “Resource Priorities. Generate Change. Realize Returns.” is described by Gartner as a premier gathering of senior executives, program/portfolio managers and IT leaders focused on realizing the full potential of projects, programs and initiatives.

Gartner analysts have said that today’s economy and the nature of business are placing unprecedented pressure on PPM leaders who must evolve and adapt to change. The analyst firm has noted a trend in businesses looking to Enterprise Program/Portfolio Management Office leaders who are responsible for providing executives with visibility and decision support. During a UMT360 session at a February conference, Gartner analyst Donna Fitzgerald described the PMO of the future as a portfolio office that will “think and speak in the language of money, is consultative and analytical; it will understand value and how the business can generate it.” (Click here to view her full presentation)

UMT360 has been instrumental in helping its customers transition the PMO to a new way of selecting and managing projects which includes practices such as reallocating funds throughout the year to maximize business value.

“We look forward to the Gartner Summit and an opportunity to showcase how our leading enterprise portfolio management solution is digitalizing IT investment management and helping companies get more value from their investments,” commented UMT360 CEO Mike Gruia. “During our session at the summit, we will discuss specifically how UMT360 has digitalized PMOs so they’re able to move beyond the tactical aspects of project execution and assume strategic responsibility for continuously optimizing the spend and driving more ROI from project and program portfolios.”

Gartner presentations will delve into digitalization and other industry trends and explore how business leaders can successfully bring about change in their organizations. The Gartner keynote presented by Analyst Matthew Hotle and Gartner Fellow Richard Hunter will look at the impact enterprise digitalization is having on enterprise strategy and PPM processes as well as the challenges and opportunities it has created for the enterprise and IT governance.

Planning to attend?  Click here for details on what UMT360 has planned for the summit. We hope to see you there.

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