Posts in Resource Scheduling Category

9 Women can’t make a baby in a month

By - 07 Oct 2013

I’ll admit that I stole this title from an excellent article on TechCrunch by Mark Suster. The article explains why over-capitalizing companies too early is a bad idea. But the title got me thinking that it’s actually a good metaphor for explaining why throwing additional resources at a project doesn’t always mean you get things  doneRead more …

Drag ’til you drop!

By - 04 Sep 2013

We’re so excited by this release that we’ve lost our normal Zen-like composure. You were all crying out for drag and drop. Well now you’ve got it – every which way :) You can now drag and drop bookings around the screen to your heart’s content. Drag them sideways or between resources. If you’re anythingRead more …

Zoom Zoom Zoom! See more of your bookings at twice the speed

By - 09 Jun 2013

The most requested feature recently has been the ability to see more bookings on the calendar. So, we’re excited to announce a massive upgrade to the bookings section which means you can now zoom out for a bigger picture overview. Just use the magnifying glass icons at the top to zoom in and out. ThisRead more …

Scheduling your team just got faster!

By - 09 Jun 2013

You asked us to speed up the bookings section, so that’s exactly what we’ve done. The Resource Guru calendar can get pretty big once you have lots of resources and bookings. This means there can be quite a lot of data to chuck around. So, improving performance was no simple task – we had toRead more …

Shiny new public API

By - 09 Jun 2013

We’re really excited to announce that we have just launched our public API. It’s a REST-style API that uses serialized JSON and OAuth 2 authentication. If you’ve been itching to build an integration with Resource Guru then head on over to our Developer Center for the full lowdown. We have a little surprise in storeRead more …

Adding non-bookable resources

By - 01 Feb 2013

Often companies have people who make bookings but don’t ever get booked themselves eg project mangers, account handlers or other non-bookable resources. When this is the case, you don’t want to have these people cluttering up the bookings screen. We’ve introduced a very simple way to achieve this. Click on ‘Resources’. Click on the resourceRead more …

Scheduling a TV station with Resource Guru

By - 11 Nov 2012

The executive staff at MUTV Originally, Resource Guru was born out of a need to schedule people. But, while we were in the planning phase, we decided to make it flexible enough to schedule almost any kind of resource. If you’re building software to schedule human resources, why not design it to include other typesRead more …

Custom fields and filters – feel the power!

By - 11 Sep 2012

Things are starting to smoke here in the Resource Guru workshops. No sooner have we released reports than more great features appear gleaming from the forge. The ability to roll up resources by department is one that many of you have been asking for. We’ve gone one step further – not only can you addRead more …

Custom availability – because not everyone works the same hours

By - 11 Sep 2012

  The ability to customise the availability of individual resources has always been a feature of Resource Guru, however, it’s been a little bit hidden away and some of you may have missed it. Given that we’ve just made an enhancement to this feature – the ability to set ‘default’ availability for resource types –Read more …