Best Practices for Resource Capacity Planning

Introduction to Capacity Planning Resource capacity planning is one of the most commonly cited functions of project portfolio management. Senior leadership rightly wants to understand whether they have adequate resources to take on more project work and whether their existing work will get done on…


PPM 101 - Project Portfolio Optimization

Introduction to Project Portfolio Optimization Project portfolio optimization offers the promise of generating and delivering the maximum possible business value from the company’s project portfolio. By using data and advanced analysis techniques, organizations can often generate more business…


The Challenges of Resource Capacity Planning

PPM 101: The Challenges of Resource Capacity Planning

Resource capacity planning is a critical function of portfolio management. Organizations commonly want to understand resource availability because every company has a limited number of people. On paper, capacity planning sounds simple – compare resource estimates against available time to work. In…


Overview of Project Portfolio Management

PPM 101: What Is Project Portfolio Management?

What is Project Portfolio Management (PPM)? Project portfolio management (hereafter referred to as “PPM”) is a critical component for executives and senior managers to execute strategy. According to Mark Morgan, “there is simply no path to executing strategy other than the one that runs through…