Applying Agile Principles as a Guide for Agile Resource Management

The Agile method has a dominating force in the project management world. What started as a method for developers is now being used by all types of professionals in many industries. Although the Agile method has proven to be extremely effective for many teams, it has posed a significant problem for resource management. When traditional project management is replaced by things such as Scrum and Kanban, how do you adjust your resource management to fit the new demands of the Agile method?

By |2019-10-24T21:23:14+00:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Resource Management|

Surviving Volatility in the Oil and Gas Industry with Plans That Work

The oil and gas industry has always been subject to upturns and downturns, but the last few years have seen dramatic changes to the industry’s landscape. The cycle of boom and bust is less like a predictable pattern and more like riding a rollercoaster blindfolded. Here's how you can not only survive the volatility, but thrive in a dynamic landscape.

By |2019-10-16T07:32:16+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Resource Management|

Jira Resource Management with Meisterplan

Let's face it, the relationship between agile teams and management is often difficult. You speak different languages, and you need different information to make decisions. As a PMO, Stefan Schneider is a daily translator and mediator. In this post, he talks about using Lean PPM, Meisterplan and our new Jira integration that we call the Jira Link.

By |2019-10-16T07:27:27+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Resource Management|

Improve Employee Utilization to Increase Productivity and Job Satisfaction

Simply adding more employees to a project team doesn't mean the project will be completed better or faster. Instead, completing the project sooner depends on how the tasks are assigned, how well the team works together, and how skilled and knowledgeable the team members are on the topic. Learn ways to improve employee utilization!

By |2019-10-16T08:03:57+00:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Productivity, Resource Management|
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