Posts by David Turnbull

How to find the best resource planning tool

By - 27 Aug 2017

I am sure you know the feeling – you’re working on an important client project and you need another team member to add the finishing touches before the deadline. You send them an email with the document attached only to see that dreaded auto response in your inbox: “I’m currently away on vacation with noRead more …

Free Project Plan Template for Excel

By - 20 Jul 2017

Whether you’re a project manager in an agency, a consultancy, or you just want to make sure your organization’s projects are planned efficiently, you can use our simple project plan template for Excel to quickly lay out the project’s key tasks. Each task can be assigned to a person, has start and end dates, andRead more …

The ultimate guide to resource management

By - 19 May 2017

Imagine you could peel back the roof from two fictional businesses to gain a bird’s-eye view of how they manage their projects. In the first business we see people sitting at their desks watching Youtube videos while they wait for work to be assigned; those that are needed are working on projects that are notRead more …

In search of greener pastures? We’re hiring!

By - 05 Apr 2017

Resource Guru is growing :) To help us support our amazing customers and all the people who contact us daily, we’re recruiting a new Customer Success Guru to join our family. Headquartered in London, we have a great company culture and offer competitive salaries, autonomy and the opportunity to work remotely. We’re passionate about solvingRead more …

Announcing the launch of the Resource Guru – Zapier integration

By - 26 Jan 2017

We’re excited to announce the launch of our official integration with Zapier! It’s now possible to connect Resource Guru to hundreds of your favourite apps, including Gmail, Slack, Office 365, Basecamp, Asana, and Salesforce, giving you the chance to automate some of your most repetitive and time-consuming tasks. About Zapier / How it works Zapier isRead more …

Getting started with the Resource Guru Zapier app beta

By - 21 Sep 2016

We’ve been hard at work building a powerful integration with Zapier and are excited to announce the launch of our private beta testing programme, the final stage before we make it available to all of our customers. What is Zapier? Zapier (rhymes with happier) enables you to connect Resource Guru with the other apps youRead more …

Download a free Excel resource scheduling template

By - 29 Jul 2016

Scheduling resources with Excel can be tough – after all, our daily struggle with trying to manage complex resource scheduling spreadsheets was the main reason we designed Resource Guru! We realise that not everyone is ready to start the path to scheduling enlightenment so we wanted to provide you with an alternative while you contemplateRead more …