How to work maternity leave into your long-term projects

By - 15 Apr 2019

Project management is largely about time management. As a project manager, you’re an expert at systematizing time. You have the ability to assess the scope, set milestones, plan the timeline, assign the deliverables, and delegate your company’s people with resource and project management tools. But project managers aren’t in control of everything; there are alwaysRead more …

Is employee turnover quietly killing your business?

By - 09 Apr 2019

Employee turnover is an expensive problem plaguing modern workplaces – can a cure be found? There’s a growing tension between employees and employers. At first glance, both parties have the common goals of creating fulfilling workplaces, fit for purpose, in an increasingly stressful and demanding world. But something just isn’t working. Employees report feeling dissatisfiedRead more …

How much does resource management software cost?

By - 26 Mar 2019

I hate shopping. When it’s time to add to my wardrobe, I know I have a list of decisions to make, like which stores have clothes that work for my size, my style, or my taste? Hunting through several stores for just the right options may be some shopaholics’ idea of a great afternoon, butRead more …

4 ways to improve the effectiveness of your team’s communication

By - 12 Mar 2019

Effective communication is an essential part of a team’s overall performance and success. Many difficult business issues can be weathered by teams that are communicating, while teams that struggle will find that even minor issues quickly increase in magnitude. Thankfully communication is a learned skill so if you’re not happy with your team’s current levelRead more …

6 major factors affecting resource capacity planning in 2019

By Rachel Burger - 04 Mar 2019

Resource capacity planning is the umbrella of methods business leaders use to quantify their team’s bandwidth for projects. It’s a simple idea that comes with a labyrinth of execution problems, even with a top resource management software option. For example, take 100 consultants who can dedicate a quarter of their available time to a newRead more …

Customer spotlight: How Fifty Eight are tackling the challenges of modern slavery

By - 14 Feb 2019

Fifty Eight are a company with a serious mission. Since launching in September 2014 they have been partnering with organizations including the University of Liverpool and the Ethical Trading Initiative to provide training, consulting, and the development of practical solutions in an effort to address the challenges of modern slavery and improve working conditions in globalRead more …

New feature – Single Sign-On (SSO)

By - 21 Dec 2018

Security at Resource Guru just levelled up with the release of Single Sign-On (SSO). SSO enables people to sign into multiple applications using just one set of login credentials. It’s always been a frequently requested feature on our roadmap but it was accelerated via a sponsorship from Dept – an agency reinventing digital. We’re incrediblyRead more …

How to create a project plan from beginning to end

By - 18 Dec 2018

Imagine the ideal meeting: everyone has arrived on time brimming with ideas, the discussion is lively and there are no disagreements; an idea is decided on quickly and there’s time left to spare. Even if meetings like this were a reality, what follows is usually the trickiest bit – creating a project plan. A positiveRead more …

4 effective ways to stop procrastinating

By - 13 Nov 2018

Isn’t it amazing that we will happily pour our creative energy into inventive excuses to not complete a task? Suddenly, a million little things simply must take priority; a desk needs clearing out or it is finally time to cancel all those unused memberships – anything but the task at hand. If all of thisRead more …

Importing people into Resource Guru using Zapier

By - 08 Nov 2018

You can now use our Zapier integration to import a list of people into your Resource Guru account. Read the step-by-step guide below to find out how. Before you get started: It is not currently possible to send custom fields data for your resources when import using the template. Zapier wasn’t designed for large dataRead more …