Resource Model Development

Key Project Elements
  • Organizational Structure
  • Robustness of Departmental initiatives
  • Clear Roles and Responsibilities
  • Life Cycle process definition
  • Budget and Forecasts Goals

A Global Development Center for a large Medical Device Company with several NPI initiatives wanted to develop a long-term Resource Model for managing scalable resources needed to accomplish their initiatives in a cost-effective approach.

Resources and Departments involved:

Project Managers | Manufacturing Engineers | Quality Engineering | Launch Managers | Supply Chain Managers | Financial Coordinators | Quality Inspectors

  • RCM deployed an onsite team to work together with the leadership within several verticals of the Clients’ environment to better understand their goals and objectives.
  • RCM’s expert advice created a Resource Model as the avenue to install specific skill sets at crucial phases of the projects.
  • The Resource Model provided the ability to withdraw resources when not being utilized.
  • The Resource Model also provided a means to reinstate those resources, as required, during the project life cycle.
  • The Resource Model is more cost effective and more predictable when working with and forecasting budgets, short and long term.
  • Appropriate resources are provided at the critical phases of the product’s life cycle.
  • Development Center has the necessary tool and support for developing new product initiatives across all projects.
  • Development Center can scale up or down when critical resources and expertise are needed.
  • Result: Budgets are being met and forecasts are made with greater accuracy.