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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.
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.
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.
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 this fourth article in a series of six, we'll be discussing Napoleon's thoughts on the responsibilities of the project manager. This deals with his feelings on the specific rights and duties of the project manager, above and beyond professional responsibility.
In this fifth article in a series of six, we'll be discussing Napoleon's thoughts on planning and risk management, topics that are central to his principles.
In this sixth and final article in this series, we'll discuss Napoleon's thoughts on post-project evaluation, milestones, global and virtual teams, and the importance of using all available resources.