Posts in Resource Scheduling Category

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Work isn’t always billable

By - 28 Feb 2017

Now you can see when your time is money. Need to schedule some time for work on your company website? Oh, but hang on, internal jobs mess with your reports. Not any more! You can now specify whether bookings you add to Resource Guru are billable or not and get a breakdown in reports. All youRead more …

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 …

Podio now integrates with Resource Guru

By - 09 Apr 2015

We have some great news! Citrix Podio has now integrated with Resource Guru. Podio is an online collaboration platform used by more than 500,000 organizations to run projects and company departments. It’s a great way for your team to communicate, organize, track, and get work done—all in one place. Best of all, now you canRead more …