History lessons have taught us that resources are valuable. Throughout history, resources like water, agricultural land, mineral resources and labor are often the cause of conflicts. The eternal struggle for the resources of this world has brought down thousand-year-old cultures, conquered whole continents and caused fierce wars.
In a business setting, it isn’t usually so dramatic. Nevertheless, project managers, PMOs and project portfolio managers may feel as if they are on the battlefield when they face resource shortages, allocation conflicts and constant changes.
To win this fight, a clear head and some strategic moves are necessary. You cannot afford many mistakes. It is a good thing that hundreds of companies have come before you and you can learn from their lessons. In this article, we have put together a list of the most common mistakes in resource management as well as their practical solutions.