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Organizations everywhere face the same perplexing challenge: How do I maximize the use of my limited staff toward work that matters? The Resource Management and Capacity Planning Handbook is the first book to tackle this issue head on—demystifying the complexities of resource capacity and demand management, and offering a clear path to maximizing your limited resources.
This one-hour webinar offers a unique and comprehensive model for effective capacity planning. The Capacity Quadrant consists of Visibility (Broadening Your View); Prioritization (Understanding what’s Important); Optimization (Focusing on Value and Efficiency); and Iteration (Planning at Multiple Levels). This engaging session will offer valuable guidelines for excelling in all four areas, thus helping you make more effective use of your valuable resources. The session is perfect for resource managers, PMO leaders, senior managers, and anyone looking for better ways to manage resource capacity.
Join bestselling author Jerry Manas, author of the new book, The Resource Management and Capacity Planning Handbook, and Maureen Carlson of Appleseed Partners, as they present findings from an all new comprehensive study on resource management and capacity planning. The session will include the top 5 habits of resource-savvy organizations, and demonstrate how these organizations have overcome common pain points.
Some problems can’t be solved on the back of a napkin. Managing resource capacity and demand in a complex enterprise environment is a good example. A project portfolio management system can help in four critical, connected areas: visibility, prioritization, optimization and integration.
What is it about Napoleon Bonaparte that has led recognized modern-day leaders to study his principles—and countless books on management and leadership to quote his maxims?
Bad project estimates cause costly delays, scope creep and inefficient resource allocation across programs and portfolios. Here are 10 ways to generate more accurate estimates throughout your organization, starting with a multi-phased approach and including top-down and bottom-up methods.
In the face of limited resources, executives and project leaders simply can’t keep up with the shifting priorities, emergent activities and sheer complexity of managing demand across an entire organization. This is the fundamental issue that inspired a new handbook on resource management and capacity planning.
In my opinion most Project Management and Knowledge Management tool are overly complex and designed not by project managers who know what is needed to share, collaborate and communicate better.Hence t ...
Alas, we are at an end to our journey. Our last 11 installments have shared important lessons from the rise and fall of perhaps the greatest civilization history has known. Now it's time to look over all of these lessons, and see how we can apply them to modern project management.