Executive Biography for Kamal
Khan, Founder and Managing Director of peak-Capacity
Head of Capacity Planning at J P Morgan
Capacity Planning program was one of the Top 20 programs in the Bank. The
objective was to ensure that the 400+ critical applications and
infrastructure would scale to support the business growth strategy for
all 16 global lines of business.
The Program was
a major success and capacity related outages were reduced by over 80%
in 18 months and several businesses were able to absorb
business growth in a resilient and scalable manner.
Lead Capacity Consultant to another Top 5 Global Investment Bank
defined and setup the Capacity Planning Program for the Global Equities
and Prime Finance division - including forecasting models, capacity
plans for 90+ critical apps, stress test guideline and plan templates
and then programme managed the execution of the capacity plans to
ensure that the technology platforms had sufficient capacity to handle
peak business days in 2008/09.
is a journey not a destination.
key to success is to create a virtuous circle of continuous improvement
with each capacity planning cycle - better forecasting, demand
definition, headroom estimates, stress testing, monitoring,
instrumentation and overall programme prioritisationa nd execution.