Manage Resources Efficiently Across Programs

Take the guesswork out of capacity planning. Identify available resources for your learning projects to assign hours and team members based on priority and capacity.

Replaces: Excel | Smartsheet | Float | Mavenlink

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Cognota Enables You To Assign Resources To

Projects Based On Workload And Availability

Understand Who Is and Isn't Available To Take On Work

  • View resource availability by role, time period, project or team
  • Reassign additional resources to high-priority projects with a couple of clicks
  • Optimize your team’s time to ensure you’re providing as much value as possible to your business partners

Prioritize Resources To Deliver Programs On Time And On Budget

  • Get training requests as soon as they’re submitted
  • Assess capacity and reorganize resources to address programs that need immediate attention
  • See which due dates are coming up and when team members will have more capacity

Report On Capacity To Determine And Show How Much Value L&D Is Delivering

  • See data related to team capacity, such as the number of projects on-the-go, in a highly-graphical dashboard 
  • Understand how many hours have already been assigned and illustrate team availability
  • Showcase where learning investments are being made by exporting data or sharing dashboard links

Cognota Enables You To Assign Resources To

Projects Based On Workload And Availability

Understand Who Is Available To Take On More Work And Who Is Overloaded

  • View resource availability by role, time period, project or team
  • Quick reassign additional resources to high priority projects
  • Optimize your team’s time to ensure you’re providing as much value as possible to your business partners

Prioritize Resources To Deliver Programs On Time And On Budget

  • Assess capacity and reorganize resources to address programs that need immediate attention
  • Understand which due dates are coming up and when team members will have more capacity
  • Assess training requests as they come in and what your team is capable of taking on

Report On Capacity To Determine And Show How Much Value L&D Is Delivering

  • See team capacity as it automatically appears in a highly graphical dashboard
  • Understand how many hours have already been assigned and illustrate team availability
  • Easily showcase where learning investments are being made across the business
  • Ensure senior leaders understand the value that L&D is providing across the organization

FAQs About Cognota’s Capacity

Planning Feature

In the team menu, you can view each team as well as their capacity and allocation.

In the resource summary, you’ll estimate who will need to be involved by their role and how many hours you’d expect that role to take. This will give you an overall estimate for the project. You can check if you have enough people allocated in the Resource Allocation tab.

Yes. You can configure the settings so that regional holidays are factored into the planning process. Plus, you can indicate when people are taking vacation time so they don’t get accidentally assigned to a task or project.

Click the Insights tab. There, you’ll be able to select the reports related to the capacity feature.

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Less Waste, More Impact: Plugging Budget and Resource Leaks in L&D