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The beauty of effective capacity training is that nearly every organization can benefit from it.

Capacity planning refers to the process of deciphering how much resource you’re going to need to meet demand. This “demand” can be for any unit of time: the coming week, next season, or even in a year’s time. 

The issue here is that an organization’s leaders and managers have a lot of responsibilities. This includes things like:

  • Matrix structures
  • Keeping track of autonomous teams
  • Overseeing remote workers
  • Going forward on risky tasks
  • Dealing with the space between planned work and actual work

Obviously, it helps to have a plan. Having a capacity planning strategy is a great way to get ahead of the challenges that are bound to come up.

Experts in this field believe that capacity planning is a great way to invest your time because it helps you address possible future issues, take advantage of the benefits that come with planning, improve team performance, and streamline your business tasks for increased efficiency. 

Capacity planning is particularly beneficial to organizations that practice sprint planning  — organizing and assigning all tasks to the right team members in a certain period of time. 

In many cases, sprint planning is dependent on each team member doing their part. This means that once a task is done, another team member can start their task, and so on. If one team member falls behind, it could derail the process to some degree, but this is where capacity planning comes in.

With capacity planning, sprint planning is made tighter, more efficient, and achievable. When you prepare for possibilities like missed deadlines, not having enough workers or product, or even bottlenecks in the supply chain, you’re better equipped to handle such issues should they come up. 

Want to know more about Capacity Planning? Tonex offers Capacity Planning Training, a 4-day course that covers tactics for doing performance analysis, system sizing, performance measurements, trend analysis in today’s challenging business and IT environment. Tonex also offers several other courses in Cloud Computing Training. For more information,

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