With the new version of Project 2016, Microsoft makes the use of resources in projects more transparent.
The utilization is improved, productivity increases.
Overall, managers can better plan – this has been observed in a first test by the Campana & Schott experts.
White paper excerpt:
« In companies with matrix organizations, the significant expan sion of capacity and resource management in Microsoft Project 2016 brings additional transparency to the interaction between project planning and line planning.
The seamless documentation of all resource approvals makes agreements between team and project managers much more reliable than is the case now.
Additional tools for resource management are no longer required – particularly with respect to Excel shadow planning.
In addition,the standard reports and integrated heat maps also facilitate the analysis of possible excess planning and under-utilization. »