Key Elements of a Capacity Plan
Successful Capacity Planning requires balancing Demand and Supply Trade-offs.
Demand planning requires
forecasting peak capacity requirements and performance targets.
Supply planning requires
identification and remediation of capacity bottlenecks - architecture,
software and hardware.
ensure balance between demand and supply, requires instrumentation and
monitoring of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Stress tests to
prove capacity headroom.
The devil is in the detail
"The devil is very busy, and no one knows better than he, that nothing is stronger than its weakest link”
C Kingsley, 1856.
have extensive experience of successfully completing major,
transformational capacity programmes in the Financial markets sector.
Our experience allows to reuse proven tools and approaches to deliver
results reliably and efficiently. Why reinvent the wheel!
have built Excel Forecast Models to use historical volume trends and
apply different statistical forecasting functions to help to determine
future capacity needs.
believe structure and process is essential. It helps to embed capacity
planning into the day-to-day processes. However it must be light and
practical to ensure its adopted easily. It must be seen as a means to
an end and not an end in itself.
Dashboards and Balanced Scorecards
picture paints a thousand words. We distill important management
information into visual maps and dashboards and progress scorecards.
This allows management to easily identify and focus on issues and
tailored to your needs
We develop training
courses to enable your staff to plan and execute capacity programmes.