Have you ever wondered why we refer to employees as resources? Is it wrong to call them resources? Are people resources? This blog post explores the reasons why employees are referred to as resources, and why we don't think it is necessarily a bad thing.
Resource management requires a clear head and a strategic approach. You can not afford many mistakes in resource management - after all, it's about your employees. In this article, we discuss the five most common resource management mistakes and how you can avoid them.
Successful project portfolio management is impossible without resource management. The optimal resource manager has multiple skills in organization, multitasking, negotiation, communication, change management and compromise. But despite these skills, there are challenges that make it extremely difficult for resource managers to make confident well-informed decisions that will actually work. So what does a resource manager need to know and do in order to be successful?
Dr. Joerg Leute has had enough the false assumption that more money budgeted automatically means more revenue. In this article, he discusses his argument that resources, not money, are the deciding factor for project portfolio management.
How much capacity do your employees actually have for project work? What variables and numbers should PMOs use to create a realistic project portfolio, without resource bottlenecks, delays, and employee dissatisfaction? Use our formula for resource planning to answer these questions.
Histograms are used in traditional and agile project processes to obtain the necessary overview of capacities and requirements. Learn more about the compressed display format for resource management.
Scott McLaughlin discusses how Citrix uses Meisterplan to streamline work processes and overcome resource planning challenges.
Regardless of who is the driving force behind agile initiatives, the initial focus is on working more collaboratively, independently, and effectively.
Take your Resource Management to the next level and become a Project Portfolio Management leader. Meisterplan will help you hit your deadlines with ease, while maximizing resource utility.