DETERMINE THE RESOURCES
Covered in this chapter:
•Assigning staff and non-staff resources
•Determining potential staffing conflicts
•Communicating task assignments
•Leveling overcommitted resources
Before a project plan is complete, the project manager needs to assign resources, which includes the staff, consultants, and vendors as well as other resources such as equipment and software. Assigning non-personnel resources is normally easier than assigning staff. Assigning staff can be time consuming because it involves determining the needed skill sets; identifying the people available who possess these required skill sets; negotiating ...