Knowing answers to the questions above is a big step in improving efficiency in any multi-project business. It's crucial to know how many projects you're currently working on and be able to forecast how much more work you can take on to maximize your profits. You also need to know how your resources are loaded. If all employees are working the maximum number of hours expected per month, and they're loaded with the same amount of effort over the next six months, you may need to consider adding more resources before taking on new projects.
Providing metrics that can be used to make informed decisions like these is the primary goal of Resource Management. Click the links on the left to learn how to use this tool to your advantage.