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Resource Management & Capacity Planning Software

UMT360’s Resource Planning Accelerator makes it easy to master resource management & capacity planning

Effective resource management is still a thorn-in-the-side of most organizations. And for those needing to manage resources across a variety of execution methodologies and tools, it can seem almost impossible.

UMT360 Resource Planning Accelerator Key Features

UMT360’s Resource Capacity Planning tool addresses those resource management capability gaps with key features, enabling you to standardize, consolidate and manage all aspects of resource and capacity planning, without spending months implementing a new project management solution.

Quickly and easily manage resource allocation and resource utilization

The best resource capacity planning tool gives stakeholders easy access to all the information they need to make more timely and better resource utilization decisions.

  • Easily consolidate initiatives, projects & epics
  • Establish and keep track of key milestones and deliverables
  • Manage inter-dependencies between initiatives, projects, epics and more
  • Quickly identify at-risk milestones and dependencies

Easily capture and consolidate resource demand & resource forecasting

Consolidate all your resource data in one place, to better understand and forecast resource demand, and utilization requirements across the enterprise.

  • Quickly capture resource assignments using an intuitive, web-based resource planning tool
  • Capture demand, forecast and actual work using a variety of work units such as FTE, Days and Hours
  • Easily and quickly access and update your resource forecast and plans for the entire project portfolio in a single view (My Resource Plans)
  • Manage and forecast your project resource needs using any combination of Teams, Roles and Individuals
  • Capture time-phased resource assignment and utilization values across flexible timeframes and granularities

Support unique resource management needs of Agile teams

Resource capacity planning is a challenge for Agile teams. Quickly gain visibility and control across resource demand and assignments for all Agile teams.

  • Easily define and manage teams to support Agile resource management and capacity planning
  • Take complete control over the membership of each team by assigning one or more resources to one or more teams
  • Automatically derive overall team resource capacity based on time-phased capacity of all team members
  • Maintain historical data integrity regardless of shifts that occur over time in the structure or composition of a team
  • Manage hybrid projects with both team allocations as well as individual resources in the same Resource Plan

Manage and visualize project & portfolio dependencies

Portfolio roadmapping tools help you to gain a clearer understanding into the “six degrees of separation” between all investments.

  • Establish and keep track of key project milestones and deliverables
  • Manage and visualize project, program, and portfolio inter-dependencies
  • Quickly identify at-risk project milestones and portfolio dependencies

Enables Resource Managers to more effectively manage their teams

Provides complete, real-time visibility into all dimensions of resource capacity and resource demand. UMT360 provides the ultimate resource management solution for project planning, prioritization, tracking, and forecasting.

  • Intuitive portal (My Resources) provides clear visibility into all current and future work for your teams
  • Easily find available people for new resource requests, using any number of matching criteria (Role, Skill, Department, Location, Availability and more), and commit resources as needed
  • Quickly identify resource over/under allocations using out-of-the-box Heatmap views
  • Easily compare commitments against forecasts, and continuously adjust or reallocate resources in response to variances

Quickly and easily conduct capacity planning what-if analysis

Quickly and easily model the impact of any changes to your projects and program portfolios on your resource availability with simple drag and drop capabilities.

  • Visualize your project portfolios in an intuitive and interactive roadmap and use charts and heatmaps to quickly identify and resolve resource conflicts
  • Take action within the interactive roadmap (add new initiatives, cancel or reschedule in-flight initiatives, etc.) to understand the impact that common questions and ad hoc requests will have on your resources
  • Leverage the power of contextual filtering to navigate large amounts of information and to help you quickly pinpoint the source of resource conflicts
  • Make better informed decisions by visualizing, understanding and enforcing cross-project scheduling dependencies
  • Easily model plans without impacting underlying live data, and create multiple what-if scenarios to compare and contrast potential outcomes

Best Practice Dashboards and Self-Serve Reporting

Provides complete, real-time visibility into all dimensions of resource capacity and resource demand. UMT360 provides the ultimate resource management solution for project planning, tracking, and forecasting.

  • Intuitive portal (My Resources) provides clear visibility into all current and future work for your teams
  • Easily find available people for new resource requests, using any number of matching criteria (Role, Skill, Department, Location, Availability and more), and commit resources as needed
  • Quickly identify resource over/under allocations using out-of-the-box Heatmap views
  • Easily compare commitments against forecasts, and continuously adjust or reallocate resources in response to variances

Quick and easy integration with a variety of project management tools

Get up and running quickly and integrate roadmaps with both traditional PPM project management and Agile work management tools.

  • Get started quickly by importing projects, epics and more, along with associated data from Excel
  • Utilize out-of-the-box connectors to easily sync projects and milestones from Microsoft Project, Jira, Azure Boards and other platforms
  • Powerful connectors provide real-time integration with project execution tools to ensure your roadmaps are always up-to-date

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Get the strategic project portfolio management capabilities you need, quickly and easily

Every UMT360 Strategy Execution Accelerator is designed to be implemented quickly with a minimum amount of consulting or configuration. Leveraging best practices garnered from years of successful client engagements, these powerful Accelerators provide precisely the capabilities you need, without weeks or months of configuration.

SPM Accelerator
Create Strategic Roadmaps Quickly & Easily

This Strategy Accelerator adds the powerful roadmapping capabilities you need to create, maintain and share beautiful Roadmaps and Boards in minutes.

Quickly and easily manage resource allocation and resource utilization

Add this Strategy Accelerator to quickly and easily master resource management and capacity planning to maximize resource utilization.

Conduct target analysis to maximize benefits and outcomes

Generating what-if scenarios and modeling potential outcomes based on ad-hoc questions used to require teams to stay late and manually crunch numbers. But what if you had the tools to respond to any possible question about any portfolio with just a few clicks?

SPM Accelerator
Bring order to all the chaos of demand management

Capture disruptive and innovative ideas from anywhere within the organization to help ensure that the next great idea doesn’t fall through the cracks. Move away from disparate sources of business case information like Excel, Word and Powerpoint to better govern and standardize all demand and improve decision making.

Tracking results is easy when all execution is derived from strategy

Establish and define the right financial & non-financial metrics for each strategy and set targets to ensure that outcomes can be measured. Quickly decompose strategy into the right initiatives needed to drive transformation, and assess portfolio sufficiency to ensure that outcome targets can be met or exceeded

Create a model of your organization’s capital expenses

Corporate capital planning software provides a top-down view of all projected costs to support both traditional annual planning and dynamic/continuous planning. Consolidate and streamline the standardized capture of cost estimates across a wide variety of dimensions.

Part of UMT360’s comprehensive strategic portfolio management platform

Need a specific Portfolio Management Accelerator right now? Let’s get started! Each one delivers powerful stand-alone capabilities that you can have up and running in just a few days. And since they all complement each other, it’s easy to add additional capabilities – in any order you’d like – whenever you’re ready. Best of all, each is part of UMT360’s comprehensive Strategic Portfolio Management Platform. Which means that with every Accelerator you add, you’re that much closer to having all the capabilities you need to align all investments with strategy and ultimately accelerate digital transformation.

The Importance of a Comprehensive Resource Management & Capacity Planning Software Solution

Strategic Portfolio Management can help you provide the resource management capabilities that are essential to standardize, consolidate and manage all aspects of resource and capacity planning.

Whether you’re an executive; an enterprise or departmental PMO; a portfolio, program or product manager; or anyone in between – identifying, assigning and managing the capacity of your resources is critical to your success. To understand more about this critical capability, check out our guide to Optimizing Resource Capacity Planning in enterprise organizations.

The Definitive Guide to Strategic Portfolio Management: Your Key to Business Agility.

Most organizations face two major obstacles to achieving true business agility – strategic misalignment and a disconnected enterprise. This eBook explores how those obstacles can be overcome, and provides a roadmap to successfully implementing Strategic Portfolio Management – and realizing the benefits that it can deliver.

Resource Management & Capacity Planning Software

UMT360’s Resource Planning Accelerator makes it easy to master resource management & capacity planning