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Manpower Planning for Acme Corporation A Case Study

Overview

Acme Corp. recently bagged a 70 million dollar contract Client: Money Financial Services Inc.- Headquartered in New York Acme Corp. Headquarter: Northern California, United States Global delivery (development) centers in India at Mumbai, Noida and Hyderabad Under the contract: A pilot to be conducted Pilot to be completed in 3 months 200 people estimated requirement for full project and 20 people for pilot project

Highlights to signed contracts

VPN (Virtual Private Network) access from any two development centers

Up to 20% of the workforce of Acme Corporation on the


Money Financial Services project is allowed onsite

A background check of all the workforce from Acme Corporation on the project is mandatory

Score of importance for the duration of entire project


Area of Expertise Functional/Domain Knowledge of Investment Banking Importance Score (on a Scale of 1-5) 5

Policies, Procedures and Laws related to Financial Services Understanding of Mainframe based applications J2EE Oracle Database DBA Oracle Database Developers Quality Assurance/Testing Integration Technologies like JMS, TIBCO, etc. Security Standards Understanding of processes related to Change Management

5 3 5 5 3 5 as a role/3 as internal resource 4 5 3

Project Management

Resources in areas relevant to service the new project for Money Financial Services
Role Skills Number of Number of Location-wise Current People in the People Total Availability, Organization Available Employees Location-wise Project Management with 10 1 US 4 US 0 experience in Financial Services Mumbai 4 Mumbai 1 Vertical, Customer Focus, Noida 2 Noida 0 Strong Written & Verbal Hyderabad 0 Hyderabad 0 Communication Architectural & Design Patterns, 40 2 US 10 US 1 Implementation of Security Mumbai 1 0 Mumbai 0 Standards, Hands-on expertise Noida 10 Noida 0 on J2EE, Oracle Database, Hyderabad Hyderabad 1 Excellent Understanding of 10 performance, volume and load testing, Customer Focus, Strong Written & Verbal Communication

Project Manager

Technical Architect

Resources in areas relevant to service the new project for Money Financial Services
Role Skills Sr. Analyst Number of People in Number the Organization People Available Investment Banking, Policies, Procedures and 20 0 Laws related to Financial Services, Strong Written & Verbal Communication Investment Banking, Policies, Procedures and 10 Laws related to Financial Services, Strong Written & Verbal Communication J2EE Technologies with a good understanding 100 of Oracle Database 2 of Location-wise Employees US 20 Mumbai 0 Noida 0 Hyderabad 0 US 0 Mumbai 10 Noida 0 Hyderabad 0 US 18 Mumbai 4 0 Noida 2 Hyderabad 40 US 4 Mumbai 20 Noida 6 Hyderabad 20 US 50 Mumbai 200 Noida 50 Hyderabad 200 US 1 Mumbai 10 Noida 0 Hyderabad 9 US 50 Mumbai 200 Noida 50 Hyderabad 200 Total Current Availability, Location-wise US 0 Mumbai 0 Noida 0 Hyderabad 0 US 0 Mumbai 2 Noida 0 Hyderabad 0 US 1 Mumbai 4 Noida 0 Hyderabad 1 US 0 Mumbai 0 Noida 2 Hyderabad 0 US 5 Mumbai 10 Noida 0 Hyderabad 5 US 0 Mumbai 0 Noida 0 Hyderabad 0 US 0 Mumbai 0 Noida 2 Hyderabad 0

Analyst

Tech Lead

Database

Oracle DBA & Oracle Developers

50

Developers

J2EE Technologies

500

20

Mainframe Specialists

Mainframe Applications

20

Quality Assurance/Testing

Quality Assurance/Testing Methodologies, Test 300 Automation Techniques, Performance, Volume & Load Testing, Strong Written & Verbal Communication

Pilot Run Manpower Planning


Employees required onsite 4

Employees in India

16

Designation
Technical Architect Tech Lead Developers

Available
1 1 5

For US Importance Score


5 5 5 Allotment

Task
Security Standards Oracle Database DBA J2EE

Designation Technical Architect Tech Lead Developers

Alloted 1 1 2

Pilot Run Manpower Planning


Considering Hyderabad and Mumbai offices to set up VPN For India Importance Designation Available Score Task Technical Architect 1 5 Security Standards Tech Lead 4 5 Oracle Database DBA Developers 15 5 J2EE Project manager 1 5 Project management/ Functional Sr. Analyst 0 5 Policies/ Procedures for investment banking Analyst 2 5 Policies/ Procedures for investment banking Database 0 3 Oracle Database Developers Quality Assurance/ Testing 0 3 Quality Testing Understanding of mainframe based Mainframe Specialist 0 3 applications Designation Technical Architect Tech Lead Developers Project manager Sr. Analyst Analyst Database Quality Assurance/ Testing Mainframe Specialist Allotted 1 4 6 1 0 2 0 2 0 People from Noida to be shifted to Mumbai or Hyderabad

Pilot Run Manpower Planning


Offshore Rates Architect, Tech/QA Leads, Sr. Developers, Sr. Analyst Developers, Testers, Analyst 400 240 80 220 100 300 150 100 2560 3200 640 /day /day /hr /day /day /hr /hr /hr

Cost Resource in US/onsite Resource in India Level 1 Resource in India Level 2


Architect/senior lead positions Developers/testers Onsite rate (US or Client-site) Total cost in US/day Total revenue in US/day Total Profit/day

Total cost in India/day Total revenue in India/day Total Profit/day


Total cost / day Net Total Profit/day Net Total revenue/day Total Profit for Pilot Run (3 months)

2560 5120 2560


5120 3200 8320 211200 % Profit 62.5

Full project Manpower Planning


Designation Technical Architect Tech Lead Developers Project manager Sr. Analyst Allotted 10 20 80 10 0

Analyst
Database Quality Assurance/ Testing Mainframe Specialist

20
0

20
0

People from Noida to be shifted to Mumbai or Hyderabad

People to be shifted from Noida to Mumbai or Hyderabad in pilot run

Trying to use more of level 1 officials in order to get more profit

Main Frame officials may be needed to be


outsourced

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