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Advanced Multi-Project Management by Kathleen Austin, Gerald Kendall

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2. Resource Conflicts

The Premise

Resources are at the heart of the multi-project management problem. However, resources that perform tasks on projects, even the ones that are in high demand and short supply, are not typically the biggest issue blocking project flow. Getting more of those resources does not solve the underlying issue. That is because the actual time it takes for resources to perform project tasks does not account for the majority of the time it takes to complete a project. It is vital for you to understand this premise, so that you can examine the assumptions and choose either to agree or disagree. The direction for a solution that provides a breakthrough in multi-project management is based on the premise in this section. ...

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