The Resource Management Institute surveyed project and resource management professionals with the below questions:

1.What type of organization do you represent?  a) Professional and Consulting Services   b) Enterprise/IT  c) Field or Support services  d) other

2.The largest inhibitors we have to effective resource management are due to (check all that apply):  a) Dedicated and skilled resource managers  b) Process design and/or implementation   c) Automation tool(s) supporting  the process

3.Regarding process support for resource management as an inhibitor, our current RM process: a) is not properly designed  b) is not effectively implemented  c)  was not supported with good process training  d) is not effective due to some other reason or a combination of factors   e) RM Processes are not an inhibitor for us

4.For future process improvements we need/plan to develop better processes for (check all that apply):  a) managing our skills inventory  b) forecasting  and capacity planning  c) project staffing  d) skills development and sourcing  e) governance of our RM processes  f) other

5.Regarding automation tool(s) support, our current tool(s) for RM support are:  a) effective and require no changes  b) somewhat effective but could be improved  c) a known area for improvement  d) we are planning to replace one or more of our automation tools supportingRM

6.Current inhibitors in our automation support for RM include (check all that apply):  a) lacks features we need   b) not configured properly to support our RM process  c) lacks integration with our other CRM or other business planning system(s) for forecasting  d) lacks sufficient dashboard capabilities and/or reporting  e) lacks data analytics  f) we have no issues with our current automation support for RM

7.Regarding future automation tool support for RM, we need/plan to address these current automation deficiencies (check all that apply): a)  skills inventory/database capabilities  b) forecasting  and capacity planning  d) project staffing  e) skills development planning  f) reporting, dashboards and data analytics  g) other

8.If you listed data analytics as an inhibitor in Q7, what data analytics capabilities would you want (check all that apply):  a) better data integration

Read the FULL Survey Results here.

Resource Management Survey Results

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