Posts Tagged ‘project management’

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 …

Powerful new filters have arrived!

By - 25 Nov 2013

Lots of you have been telling us that you regularly need to focus on specific projects. So, we’ve completely re-engineered the filters in the bookings section to allow you to do that. Now you can simply select a project and it will automatically filter the list to resources for that project. You can do the same thingRead more …

Reports are here!

By - 20 Aug 2012

We’re levitating with joy to announce the launch of Resource Guru’s powerful new reports. Now you can easily monitor your resource utilization and gain valuable new insights into your business. You can instantly see the lay of the land over the coming weeks and months and be better prepared. Need to know how much capacity youRead more …

Are you treating your staff like robots?

By - 23 Feb 2012

Do people in your office work from 9am to around 5.30pm with a short break for lunch? They probably work much later than that, but let’s just take that as an example. So, when you’re doing your resource planning, you can book them for around 7.5 hours per day, right? Wrong! Let’s work this out.Read more …

When Apple had resource scheduling software

By - 07 Jan 2012

There’s something slightly creepy about this video from Apple – a demo of the Apple Lisa from 1983. But it shows how, even then, there was a need for a resource scheduling tool.   http://youtu.be/W35vpsPIwlU   The Lisa came with 7 software programs including one called LisaProject. It was the first graphical project management software. ItRead more …