Triskell Resource management solution will help organization to manage the resources planning & utilization and to allocate human resources among various projects or business units, maximizing their utilization to achieve business goals. Perform the activities that are necessary in maintaining & identifying the employee workforce requirements. The efficient and effective deployment of an organization’s personnel resources where and when they are needed, and in possession of the tools, training and skills required by the work.
Resource Management Benefits
- Top-down and bottom-up support: forecasts resource demand by roles for portfolio planning, then transitions through resource requests to detailed task and request assignments.
- Resource visibility: provides supply and demand visibility into resources and resource roles and skill levels across the organization.
- Agile Team Management: allows you the flexibility to create and manage Agile work teams and capture output in terms of milestones or detailed work assignments.
- Resource search: along with resource attributes, helps you find the most suitable resource to assign to a specific project, task or operational activity service request.
- Optimized resource effectiveness: provides the visibility and processes to allocate resources to the highest-priority activities across groups.
- Real-time transactions: captures the transactions that drive IT in real time, so resource utilization and status are up to date.
Resource Management Features
Every set of objects you have created (i.e. list of projects, products, risks, deliverables, issues, teams, customers…) is represented in Triskell as a scorecard.
Scorecards are a key element for Triskell navigation and data analysis.
They include natively:
+ Public and private views to speed up data access and analysis.
+ Embedded security on data: users can see only what they are allowed to.
+ Custom columns, filtering, sorting and grouping (saved in the views).
+ Paging to allow manipulation of large amounts of data.
+ Display of attribute icons and colors.
+ Advanced tooltips for guidance and data changes.
+ Exportation to MS Excel or other systems.
Triskell Gantt chart allows users to schedule any object (i.e. projects, maintenances) in full web mode. The Gantt chart is 100% embedded in Triskell (no interface required).
It includes natively:
+ Hierarchical management of tasks.
+ Multi-unit for duration and effort (hours, days, weeks, months).
+ All types of dependencies between tasks (FS, SS, FF, SF) with Lag.
+ Multi-baseline management.
+ Critical path.
+ Multiple modes for resource assignments (fixed duration, effort driven, dynamic assignment).
+ Imposed dates.
+ Progress management with auto-progress feature.
+ Rollup of actuals from timesheets.
+ Auto rollup of task assignments to pools and attributes.
+ Highly graphical and easy to use.
Triskell embeds also a full web scrum board to allow the agile management of any object: deliverables, risks, issues, tickets, customer requests, ideas…
Triskell scrum board includes:
+ Direct assignments of objects to resources.
+ Objects can be moved from one resource to another in one click.
+ Objects can be moved over time or made longer/shorter graphically.
+ They can be progressed through their lifecycle graphically.
+ Advanced filtering to help users focus on real issues and speed up management process.
+ Full definition of the object with its attributes, roles and features.
Graphs and Masterplan
In addition to scorecards, Triskell allows users to define dashboards and master plans for any set of objects.
+ Filters defined for the scorecards are taken into account in graphs and master plans.
+ Multiple graphs can be displayed on the same page.
+ Standard representations are available: pie charts, histograms, curves, scatter graphs.
+ Graphs can be exported as images.
+ Master plans can use colors defined by lifecycle stage for visual enhancement.
+ Master plans can display baselines and progress.
Triskell allows creating several portfolio structures to manage for instance products, projects, maintenances, applications, investments and more.
+ Portfolios can be hierarchical (i.e. program / projects / work package).
+ They can include several types of objects. For instance, an IT portfolio may include projects, maintenances, support activities, risks, deliverables, tasks, issues.
+ Each portfolio can have its own breakdown structure, with custom roles and objects attached.
+ Portfolios can be attached to organizations. For example, the IT department can manage the IT portfolio, the R&D the product portfolio.