original request by joe hinrichs on 7/8/15
I like that Key Resources and Supplies can be defined at the top level in the plan, but I really want to be able to see which functions these things are supporting.
If I know that each unit at my university needs XYZ resources to run, that's helpful. If I know that XYZ function within that unit only needs X resources to run and it's the only function I care about, then I can save resources when allocating them. I can also avoid saying, sorry you need XYZ resources, and we only have XY, so you're out of luck.
Can we recreate essentially the same data points on a page within each new function we add so we know what each function needs if we deep dive? Bonus points if you can link the #s somehow to the main plan's #s for the same fields.
Equipment and supplies should be broken out by function as well. If I know a unit needs 30 workstations, but they only have 1 function I care about, I have no idea how many workstations I need to allocate to them to get that 1 function done during a continuity event that constrains resources.
I would either remove the Key Resources >Equipment and Supplies page from the Main department level and have it only in the individual functions within that department,
I would remove any mention of FTE #s, equipment, supplies, etc. from the individual function and break them out by function in the main Key Resources >Equipment and Supplies page.
This way, I can either go to the function and see what they need, or I can go to the top level and see what each function needs all in one place and the users don't have to worry about doubling up the data entry.
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