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How do I forecast resource requirements in Project Server?


I have been looking at various ways of resource forecasting to the executive and the board. We are a typical professional services company. There is so much work we can take on and also another minimum amount to ensure we have enough to keep all staff busy. This is a delicate balance to handle. Any decision to hire new staff cannot be made simply on a hunch. A seasonal spike needs to be adjusted by moving out some other projects or sometimes by getting in some contractors. However, continuously shifting work to the side has implications about customer satisfaction and potential lost opportunity for growth. Read more of this post

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