Resource Management

Resource shortages and conflicts can plague your ability to deliver.

Under­stand­ing the resource capac­i­ty and skill sets that exist with­in your orga­ni­za­tion gives you the abil­i­ty to bal­ance demand and apply the right resources at the right time. GT Solu­tions helps you obtain, struc­ture, and ana­lyze your resource man­age­ment infor­ma­tion and prac­tices to use your tal­ent effec­tive­ly and stream­line resource deploy­ment.

Organizational Skills Identification

The first step is to uncov­er the skills, roles, and resources that cur­rent­ly reside with­in the orga­ni­za­tion. From this data, a sim­ple cat­e­go­riza­tion struc­ture can be devel­oped. This will facil­i­tate resource allo­ca­tion deci­sions across the orga­ni­za­tion. The Project Man­age­ment Office (PMO) and depart­ments such as HR are often involved in this process.

Resource Planning & Forecasting

Once you have a han­dle on the over­all resources avail­able with­in your orga­ni­za­tion, you need to get a clear pic­ture of the avail­abil­i­ty of these resources to sup­port the ini­tia­tives with­in your project port­fo­lio. We rec­om­mend a resource man­age­ment data­base be cre­at­ed and tied to project pri­or­i­ties. We can help you per­form resource esti­mates (includ­ing resource load­ing and lev­el­ing) against your resource lim­i­ta­tions, and also run “what if” sce­nar­ios to fac­tor in new ini­tia­tives rel­a­tive to resource impact and avail­abil­i­ty.

Our expert con­sul­tants are skilled at ana­lyz­ing any resource short­ages or added capac­i­ty uncov­ered, and rec­om­mend­ing the appro­pri­ate actions that will bring the most val­ue and cost sav­ings to the orga­ni­za­tion (con­tract­ing, hir­ing, using resources ear­li­er, etc.).  We can work with your exist­ing tools, pro­vide you with the tools, and/or help you pro­cure the right tools to effec­tive­ly per­form resource man­age­ment func­tions scaled to your organization’s size and needs.

PMO Structure & Staffing

PM Solu­tions will help you right-size your PMO based on the size of your port­fo­lio and lev­el of project man­age­ment matu­ri­ty with­in your orga­ni­za­tion. This will deter­mine how many project man­agers and sup­port staff you need to exe­cute projects effec­tive­ly, assess the com­pe­ten­cy of your project man­agers, build pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment pro­grams, encour­age a project man­age­ment cul­ture, devel­op job descrip­tions, and delin­eate roles and respon­si­bil­i­ties.