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Expedite Resource and Capacity Management Analyses With PPM Tools

Published: 20 May 2019

ID: G00382813

Analyst(s): Anthony Henderson


Reliance upon time reporting is inadequate for supporting today’s needs for real-time, dynamic resource management and capacity planning decisions. Program and portfolio management leaders can leverage existing tools to perform aggregate planning in support of portfolio-level decisions.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Apply Aggregate Planning and Forecasting Techniques
  • Utilize PPM Tools to Expedite the Identification of Resource Constraints
    • Action Items
  • Apply a Rolling Forecast Within Your PPM Tools to Provide a Forward-Looking View of the Aggregated Resource Capacity
    • Action Items
  • Perform Periodic Analysis Within Your PPM Tools to Assess the Impacts of Shifting Priorities and Initiative Delays
    • Action Items

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