Improved order for time-specific bookings

By - 23 Jan 2016

While we’re working on bigger features, we’re always looking for little ways to improve Resource Guru. Thanks to some customer feedback, we’ve just tweaked the order of time-specific bookings in the Schedule. All single day bookings are now listed in chronological order – the way they should be :) The only exception to this isRead more …

Using off-the-shelf methodologies for your project framework

By Verity Maybury - 24 Nov 2015

No matter how experienced you are, handling any project is a challenge. When you’re responsible for ensuring the objective is met and the end result is delivered, it’s exciting and maybe even a little scary. But, you can handle it by staying in control … which means you need a methodology. So, what is aRead more …

Perfect project handovers in 4 easy steps

By - 04 Nov 2015

Following a two week vacation in August, I returned to find a colleague’s message thanking me for my “amazing handover notes.” But I’ll be honest—my handover notes haven’t always received such a warm reception. Handover notes detail the essential information someone would need in order to cover your key responsibilities during a variety of situations,Read more …

New, fairer pricing is live!

By - 27 Oct 2015

We launched Resource Guru around 3.5 years ago with pricing that hasn’t changed since. Until now, that is. What’s changed? When we first designed Resource Guru, we were heavily inspired by Basecamp, one of the great pioneers of the SaaS (software as a service) industry. Much like their current model, their pricing was based onRead more …

The DPM Summit celebrates project managers on the front lines

By - 20 Oct 2015

October is a perfect time to visit gorgeous Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. And it’s even better when you get to spend it with the best and brightest in the digital project management field. For the third year in a row, the Bureau of Digital has presented the DPM Summit, a conference for project managers and operations staffRead more …

Random Act of Cake No. 5

By - 01 Oct 2015

Resource Guru’s “Random Acts of Cake” are based on a phrase coined by American writer Anne Herbert—“Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.” Every so often, only a superhero will do when you’re facing a challenge—a selfless superstar who does something splendid. Our hero of late is Paul Irish. While working to boost the performanceRead more …

“Time Off” management is nearly here

By - 15 Sep 2015

  We’ve had our heads down on one of the most eagerly anticipated scheduling features from Resource Guru in a while—“Time Off” management. And it gets better. We’re also bringing you more flexible availability settings and “Overtime” in our upcoming release. Thank you for bearing with us—the wait is nearly over. As the Guru alwaysRead more …

How to refocus your team and finish strong

By - 21 Aug 2015

Project fatigue, disillusionment, apathy, procrastination—whatever the reason behind it, dips and drops in your team’s momentum can be gut-wrenching with deadlines looming ahead.  Fluctuations can and do happen during projects, but the catalysts are easy to spot—even if you think your team has hit the point of no return, it’s never too late to refocus andRead more …