Administering the Enterprise Resource Pool

The enterprise resource pool is the set of people, equipment, and materials available to be assigned to and carry out the work of projects throughout an organization. The organization can be as compact as a small department or as wide ranging as all employees in all regions of a worldwide corporation. The enterprise resource pool contains fundamental information about resources, such as skill sets and availability, which helps project managers find the right resources for their projects. The enterprise resource pool also contains cost information, which not only helps project managers work within their allotted budgets, but also helps accounting and human resources figure costs from their points of view. ...

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