In organizations like consulting services, IT services and similar professional services organizations – primary business (top-line) is driven by utilizing professional resources to maximum extent and by selling resource hours. If you are such professional services organization, resource capacity planning is critical for your business.
ZilicusPM equips resource managers and portfolio managers to clearly know what is current capacity of organization’s resources based on roles, demand for a given role (given resource) and resulting availability.
This capacity planning report will help portfolio managers to assess whether their resources are being utilized enough or not, if the demand is more than capacity what should be sourcing plan i.e. what sort of resources are required, when they would be required, whether company need to hire them or contract them depending on duration and kind of engagement.
Portfolio managers can click on the demand numbers for an individual resources to check actual assignment across multiple projects as shown below.