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What is Capacity Management?

Resource management terminology


Capacity management is managing the available capacity to ensure that resources are used optimally. Simply put, businesses have a certain number of available hours from resources and the goal here is to maximize the value gained within the given limits.

Managing the available capacity by role is a great way to compare the available resources with the time needed by role for a specific project. Taking it a step further out, analyzing the capacity can give you an overview of the composition of the human capital in the company and whether there is a match with the actual needs.

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