Ensure appropriate resource utilization at all times, making current, planned, and future, requirements both visible and predictable
Plan your Requirements
Use rough cut requirements planning to quickly create an initial resource plan for each project.
Define which departments or functions should be included in resource planning, and use historical experience to estimate resource requirements for each type of project.
Define resource requirements by month or by stage.
Capture estimates in standard templates so that project resource requirements can be planned with minimal effort.
Resource requirements planning tools
Assign people to projects
Easily match people against project requirements to ensure prioritized projects are fully resourced, then view and maintain the delivery capacity for each person, team, and department - across the entire organization.
Department managers can see every project that their team needs to support, who has been assigned to each project, and for how long.
View requirements and assignments together for each department, or switch to a project view.
Add contractors into the organization's capacity where needed, and assign them to projects.
Maintain a shared view of relative priorities to ensure that the highest priority projects get resourced first.
Resource prioritization tools
Review each person's workload
See precisely who is working on what and where the pressure points are.
Bring up a summary of assignments for each individual and ensure that they are not assigned over their capacity.
Balance the workload across your team.
Flag up where delivery schedules cannot be met with existing resources in order to support business planning.
Business planning tools
Understand your future resource requirements to inform training and recruitment.
Use historical resource requirements to easily model the future needs of the project pipeline.
Leverage graphical analysis tools to clearly highlight where future needs cannot be met with existing resources.
Resource requirement Vs capacity tools