From increasing use of predictive analytics to utilizing augmented reality, 2016 was a year of innovation and change for project and portfolio management professionals. As explained in a previous blog post, some of the top trends of 2016 also included new strategies in change management and involving the project management office (PMO) sooner in the sales cycle. Big Data had a major impact on the decision to implement business-intelligence tools. But, more will be needed to meet increasing demands in 2017. Throughout 2017, several new trends will become evident as PMOs look to gain visibility. Will your office gain additional tools to maximize working remotely, or will organizational limit your capacity? Although Big Data 2017 will not be without its own set of challenges. But, you can help your office prepare by understanding what trends to expect this year.