ICT capacity planning strategies


The methods, techniques and ICT tools used for planning the maximum amount of work that an organisation is capable of completing in a given period, based on the number of machines, workers and shifts and taking into account constraints such as quality problems, delays and material handling.

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Essential knowledge

ICT capacity planning strategies is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

ICT capacity planner: ICT capacity planners ensure that the capacity of ICT services and ICT infrastructure is able to deliver agreed service level targets in a cost effective and timely manner. They also consider all resources required to deliver the appropriate ICT service, and plan for short, medium, and long term business requirements.

Optional knowledge

ICT capacity planning strategies is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

ICT business development manager: ICT business development managers increase business opportunities for the organisation and develop strategies that will enhance the smooth running of the organisation, product development and product distribution. They negotiate prices and establish contract terms.




  1. ICT capacity planning strategies – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022