Resource Management and Capacity Planning are frequently cited among today’s top pain points faced by organizations worldwide. Indeed, trying to optimize limited organizational resources in a climate of rapid change and constantly shifting demand can be challenging at best. Yet information on how to navigate these often murky waters has been scarce—until now. 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. Key insights from the book will also be shared.
Jerry Manas is a bestselling business author and recognized thought leader in organizational project and resource management. He is frequently cited by leading voices in the world of business. Legendary management guru Tom Peters (“In Search of Excellence”) often references Manas’ bestselling book Napoleon on Project Management for its insights on simplicity and character. Jerry’s work has been highlighted in a variety of publications, including the Houston Chronicle, Chicago Sun Times, National Post, Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, and others. He is also senior editor for market leading portfolio management and project collaboration firm Planview, where he applies his passion to evangelizing best practices in the areas of leadership, planning, execution, and value delivery. Jerry’s latest book is The Resource Management and Capacity Planning Handbook (McGraw-Hill). Follow him on Twitter @jerrymanas.
Maureen R. Carlson
Partner, Appleseed Partners
Maureen Carlson has more than 20 years of technology marketing and research experience working with companies to identify emerging markets, understand market needs, and introduce new products to market. She is the author of six benchmark studies sponsored by Planview on the topics of resource management, capacity planning, product portfolio management and innovation. As the chief researcher of the new 2014 Resource Management and Capacity Planning benchmark study, Maureen has provided qualitative and quantitative research as well as analysis, articles and blogs on the subject. Follow Maureen on twitter @mocarlson
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