Resource Management with Cora PPM

Cora’s Resource Management functionality enables you to implement strategic workforce planning, ensuring the right people are assigned to the right projects.

Benefits of Cora’s Resource Management

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Improve Capacity to Meet Demand

Precisely assess and track your ability to meet current demand with existing capacity, to ensure people are deployed on appropriate projects and for the right length of time, ensuring all employees are productive and effective.

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Produce Skills Capacity Inventory

Produce a skills capacity inventory comparing current capacity with demand, to gain insight around which skills are needed to meet current demand, how long they will be needed for, and which ones are going to be needed to meet projected future demand.

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Generate Resource Management Reports

Generate Management Capacity and Resource Manager reports to view your workforce in terms of individuals, groups, skills sets and projects, and get an accurate overview of your program, portfolio and organization.

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Implement Strategic Workforce Planning

Produce a long-term strategic workforce planning schedule to anticipate future skills deficits, so you can plan around whether you’ll need to expand the workforce with new hires or bring in external contract workers.

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View Everything Graphically

Drill down into a project’s tasks, schedule, risks etc. to gain insight into demand in terms of what’s currently being allocated and where any gaps are, and view everything graphically on easy-to-read, interactive graphs and Gantt charts which can be rolled up to senior management.

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Digitize Data and Centralize Documents

Digitize data and centralize all your documents so everything is kept permanently up to date, in real time, and have a reliable audit trail that can be instantly accessed whenever it’s needed because all actions are time and user stamped.

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Generate the Maximum ROI from Assets and Resources

Ensure all your fixed assets and resources are generating the most value and the maximum ROI by being deployed in the right places and for the correct length of time.

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Resource Management FAQs

What is Resource Management?

Resource Management ensures that the right people are assigned to the right projects, for the right length of time, by helping you to implement a strategic workforce plan.

What features does Cora have to improve your resource management?

 Cora provides you with the tools to produce a skills capacity inventory so you can compare current capacity with demand, which will help you understand which skills are needed to meet current demand and how long they will be needed for.

 

It gives you the tools to generate Management Capacity and Resource Manager reports, enabling you to view your workforce in terms of individuals, groups, skills sets and projects.

 

And it enables you to produce a long-term strategic workforce planning schedule to anticipate future skills deficits, so you can plan around whether you’ll need to expand the workforce with new hires or bring in external contract workers.

What are the benefits of using Cora project management software?

Cora project management software digitizes all your data and documents and brings them all together into the one, central hub.

 

It streamlines all your processes and systems so that everyone works in the same, standardized way. Your teams, business units and departments all work towards the same strategic objectives instead of working in siloes.

 

And it provides you with both granular visibility into each individual project, and with that 30,000 foot bird’s-eye view of your portfolio as a whole.

 

Can Cora be integrated with existing platforms and software solutions?

Crucially, Cora can be seamlessly integrated with any existing processes, platforms or software solutions.

With the result that whatever systems you currently employ, around for instance financials, resourcing or risk management, will all now be coordinated and organized using the one system. Making you the control tower, in charge of orchestrating each of the elements in your projects, programs and portfolio.

 

Will we get buy-in from our employees once we install Cora?

Cora has been designed and built as a no code low code platform to ensure immediate buy-in from all your employees. This means that it gets configured twice. First, we take the out-of-the-box Cora and configure it for you so that it does exactly what you need it to. Then, once you ‘go live’, the users that you’ve given access to will quickly and easily configure it for themselves, by taking the wide range of templates that are available to them, and dragging and dropping whichever features and elements they require for that particular functionality.