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Using Portfolio Modeler to Analyze Projects

The Portfolio Modeler allows you to simulate proposed changes to projects or resource assignments and view the impact of the changes, without affecting the actual project schedules. The Portfolio Modeler does not make changes to the project schedules, so this tool is therefore useful for performing what-if analysis on projects and project teams.

A common use of the Portfolio Modeler is to show which resources are overloaded and how that condition creates schedule delivery risks to one or more projects. The Portfolio Modeler also allows you to simulate what the project delivery dates might be if the overloaded resource conditions are reduced.

The Portfolio Modeler provides a starting point to understand ...

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