Resource Management

Executive Discussion: Managing Supply with Demand


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Resource Management: In this recording, you can listen to a small group of Atlanta PS colleagues engaging in a discussion about managing supply with demand. This is a unique opportunity to hear how other PS executives deal with the challenges of managing supply with demand in their PS organization.

The following are just some of the subtopics discussed and debated with some of Atlanta’s leading professional services executives:

  •     Improving forecasts
  •     Tracking talent availability
  •     Managing demand that exceeds supply
  •     Managing supply that exceeds demand

Resource capacity worksheet template


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The Resource Capacity Worksheet allows the project manager or resource manager to setup resource availability, plan resource effort, and visualize utilization to quickly see over/under allocated resources and help with leveling a project. Assigning a cost classification for activities will show a total capitalized and expensed cost.

This worksheet contains conditional formatting that is not compatible with Excel 2007 and previous versions.

Skills Matrix


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Resource Management israelforst 0

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Samples Skills Matrix used to identify areas of strength/weakness across your team.

Scale 0-3
0 - None - no training or experience
1 - Beginner - completed training and/or shadow engagement
2 - Intermediate - successfully completed small/medium sized engagements
3 - Expert - successfully completed complex large enterprise level engagements

10 Questions to have Answered before position staffing


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Resource Management micalkins 0

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 Quick little list of 10 questions one would want answered prior to resource staffing.  Having these questions answered will ensure that we are spending the time on the right opportunities with the right resources.  As a result we can be better prepared to answer questions of needs without over or under committing to resources and for us to perform a better job on hiring and subcontracting.

Just-in-Time Resourcing℠ Part II


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Resource Management randy 0

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Off-shoring, near-shoring, globalization, price pressures, increasing competition – all things we read about and deal with every day have changed the way we manage labor.  Unfortunately too many companies have responded with stop gap and tactical measures, in many cases compounding the problem or delaying the inevitable need for real process change.  Part 2 of the Just-in-Time series describes new methods, processes, infrastructure and tools required to more effectively manage your resource pool to enable Just-in-Time Resourcing® (JITR) – getting the right person in the right place at the right time.

Just-in-Time Resourcing℠ Part I


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Resource Management randy 0

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Over the next decade growing competition and marketplace change will continue putting unprecedented pressure on service providers to rapidly adapt and innovate in every facet of service delivery.  Effectively and efficiently sourcing and managing resources will be the new high water mark for the industry. This paper describes new methods, processes and tools required to more effectively manage demand forecasting to enable Just-in-Time Resourcing® (JITR) – getting the right person in the right place at the right time.