Scope for Capacity Management

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Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:25 am

Hi All,

I am ITIL V3 certified working for Capaicty Management from the last 10 months. In total I have 4 years of IT Expereience.

Before working for Capacity Managemnt I was working on Network Monitoring tool.

I want to know if there is scope for ITIL consultants woking for Capacity Management because I have never seen opening for Cpacity Management whereas I had seen many openings for Incident,Problem,Change Management which makes me a bit worried about my future in this field.

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Mon Nov 23, 2009 5:03 am

Hi Ash,

Welcome to the Forums, this is not a job consulting website you can find some statistics online just google it. Also yes some companies out there are looking for that position. So Capacity management didn't come to an end yet.

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Mon Nov 23, 2009 5:45 am

Hi,

Appreciate your feedback.

I just wanted a view of experienced persons on this forum to cearify my doubt.

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Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:32 am

I can say that Cap Mgmt roles are rare

Usually they get made because of a need

Usually network or telco centric

I worked for a one of my clients and in addition to doing CHange, I got volunteered for Capacity

It fit into the role I was doing for change so i actually enjoyed it
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Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:07 am

Hi

I will be implementing Capacity Management for one of our new clients.

Hoping to learn new things from this experience and hopefully I may even get opportunity in some other company.

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Ash85
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Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:25 am

Naaah, learning on clients cost is not fair.
It's an approach like this that makes life for me as consultant so hard ... Fixing others "hey customer, i've learned a lot and you paid" issues is very hard as customers are often confused after these experiences.
I (freelance) don't like this!
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Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:32 am

MBU wrote:Naaah, learning on clients cost is not fair.
How else do you think outsourcing companies have built their workforce 8O
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Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:36 am

Tomkin,
You mean quality and value vs. quantity and costs?
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MBU wrote:Tomkin,
You mean quality and value vs. quantity and costs?
MBU,

I mean that is how they offer bad quality at low cost. The sad part is that senior management sees value in it when they intiate outsourcing.
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Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:12 pm

Ash85

Look in service delivery forum for a post I did for my time doing CapMGmt
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Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:14 pm

Ash

I used the V2 chapter on Capacity Mgmt as my baseline and worked from there

I had to write policy, process, procedure and workflow documentation on the fly

The most usefull tool other than word processing was presentation s/w like PowerPoint
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Mon Nov 23, 2009 11:36 pm

Thanks John for your feedback. I shall take that in consideration.

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Ash85
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