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Hollywood Secrets of Project Management Success by James Persse

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Benefits of "Type Staffing"

Many IT shops have only a fixed pool of resources to draw from. And as in any organization, there will be strong players and weaker players in that pool. But the point of type staffing is not so much one of innate talent (nice as that is) as it is one of exposure or bent. If the project team can be staffed with the kinds of people who can demonstrate, in one way or another, an affinity for the type of work at hand, chances are that work will be accommodated in a more responsible and responsive manner. That’s the real idea behind type staffing. Quickly then, here are four more specific benefits it can bring:

  • Provides coverage over technical and business challenges. The big, and obvious, benefit to staffing your team with ...

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