Maximize Employee Potential
Resource Management Software
Make the most out of your employees' capacity and utilization to deliver more of the right projects.
Enabling organizations to make informed decisions and communicate changes quickly to ensure that people can focus on priorities and get results faster.
Accurate Capacity Planning
Get a complete view of capacity to match the right people to the highest priorities.
- Maximize resource utilization to deliver more finished projects
- React to changes by quickly reassigning available resources and see the impact in real-time
- Simulate ways to increase your capacity internally or add external capacity when needed
Ensure you have the resources to realistically commit to your plan by seeing the whole picture.
- Easily determine what employees with what skills are available when
- Quickly build teams based on skill and availability
- Use the calendar functions for accurate resource availability including vacation and other leaves
Tactical Resource Management
Quickly adapt your resource plans when things change to keep moving forward.
- Identify resource conflicts even before they occur and resolve them with a few clicks
- Adapt your resource plans when changes arise and see the effects in real-time
- Simulate scheduling and project portfolio alternatives to immediately see the impact on resource utilization
Allocation Heat Map
Quickly identify which resources are under and overbooked to better understand your resource utilization.
- Display allocations by role, department or individual
- Configure the under and overallocation thresholds to fit your organization
- Export the allocation heatmap to a spreadsheet for easy sharing
Keep up with what work your employees are accomplishing across the organization.
- See at a glance what work is going on where and by whom
- Group projects in multiple ways such as by location, department, role or manager
- Easily communicate and share your company's strategic roadmap
Resource Management Analytics, Dashboards & Reports
Make the best decisions by analyzing your resource data from every angle.
- Get a clear picture of your portfolio’s roles and resources, capacities and allocations directly in the main dashboard
- Use the interactive Allocation Histogram to get quick information about your resources, capacities and allocations
- Analyze your resource data from different angles using report templates on allocation cost, capacity utilization, and short-term available capacities
The biggest value that Meisterplan gives us is the ability to communicate across the enterprise what’s being worked on. It adds transparency as to why things are stacked ranked, and it holds people accountable to decisions that were made. This has resulted in more projects being completed on time, and more projects being aligned to a strategy, because they were accurately prioritized.
“Powerful yet easy to use. For a long time I was looking for the right tool to support a method called "project management by autonomous systems". I found Meisterplan to be the exact counterpart to show the huge amount of projects going on and to prioritize according to company and IT strategies.”
“Very good extension to existing project management. We run our own self-developed project management solution. Meisterplan helped us to save this investment because it only puts the interactive portfolio management on-top of it. This give us more agility and flexibility.”
“Excellent solution. We used Meisterplan to clarify our efforts and values in all planned project. By using Meisterplan we could prioritize the most valuable projects and focus our resources on that. By doing that Meisterplan saved us lots of time. It is very easy to use, integration of Excel projects fast and simple, outstanding personal support.”
“Meisterplan helped us get to grips with our client delivery projects, allowing us to identify and track our key milestones, manage our resource planning, and forecasting . The product is simple and easy to use and the support and people are second to none. Supports the decision-making process of the Management Board.”
“Complex and well-rounded software at a good value. Complex and detailed interface that is extremely useful once you get the hang of it. I also appreciate the affordable cost of this product.”
“Upon completing a POC with real data, this was the only tool for Portfolio Planning (PPM) that was consumable by my partners within the organization, and enabled this functionality for the first time. The GUI allowed it to "actually stick". It was essentially turn-key and customer support was of the highest quality.”
“Meisterplan is a great tool to streamline your complete resource management. It's super easy to use, has an intuitive interface and integrates to existing planning tools. You always see the current allocation of your resources and with simple drag-and-drop you move projects and see the changes for your resources and financials.”
“This tool gives us the invaluable insight we need to make important decisions about when to start projects and when to hire. It can help you align your hiring needs with your sales pipeline. It's the only tool in its class that provides capacity planning and projections to coordinate hiring and sales leads.”
“Meisterplan filled a significant gap for us in understanding how we are utilizing our capacity. We now have a much better idea when we need to either say no to new projects or adjust timelines and team members assigned to projects. No other tool gave us this high-level view. It brought our stress level down.”
“I used this solution for prioritizing our internal projects and found it very helpful. It is easy to use and offers a wide range of planning capabilities to find the optimal project portfolio. This saved a lot of costs and supported efficient resource management. It is easy to use, dynamic and interactive portfolio planning.”
“Very usable for enterprises with large number of projects to prioritize. It was designed to help PMOs and resource managers find the best fit in the project portfolio. It is easy to use and easy to implement. The user interface is really simple but offers useful functionalities for project and resource planning and prioritization.”
“Meisterplan simplified our resource management. Great too to streamline your complete resource management which will save you lots of planning hours and avoid misunderstandings. You always see the current allocation of your resources and with simple drag-and-drop you move projects and recognize the changes for your resources and financials.”
“With Meisterplan we were productive in just a few hours without extensive training. It offers the chance to use our own project management method which makes it quite simple to roll out. And it's well done for project portfolio management. Project Portfolio Management and Project Management Processes become simple and fast.”
“Great solution for business strategy alignment. For us it was difficult to find out which project is really aligned to our overall business goals. Meisterplan is the ideal solution to find the optimal way of prioritizing project in order of the impact of the business strategy.”
“With Meisterplan we can setup individual attributes within the complete scope of data, join personalized analysis of project teams, budgets and portfolios. It is fully customizable and can be rightsized to our needs and requirements. According to other known project portfolio management solutions this is one of the big bulletpoints and USPs of Meisterplan.”
“Best resource management solution. We took Meisterplan for planning our consultants and external projects and found it quite helpful. It's so easy to assign resources to projects and to see what happens with their capacity. At the end we improved our planning accuracy and the communication with our customers.”
“Easy to use resource planning application. Until now we used Excel for resource planning. With Meisterplan, it was so easy to import our existing excel planning that we could start with the solution in less than a day.”
“With Meisterplan we easily can align our projects with business goals, resources and financials. This led to fast and reliable business decisions.”
“Meisterplan is an eye opener for resource bottlenecks. After a very short on boarding process we imported our own data and only a few moment later we have seen where we have resource bottlenecks and overloads. That was impressive. Meisterplan makes visualizing and analyzing resource allocations very easy.”
“Project and/or portfolio management for company at any size. Low implementation cost. Tested the application for two month, using the demo projects and creating new portfolios and scenarios. Very visual, easy to use, not expensive, very reliable service, multiple interface, logging all scenarios in pdf.”
“Everyday is a Meisterplan Day. Thanks to the simplicity of the product and its excellent usability the Project Portfolio Process PPM was holistically optimized and strategic decisions for projects ensured. Eager to further enhance maturity of PPM with future releases of the product.”
“Easier and quicker overview of project portfolio. The most professional "tetris" for projects and resources. No other software can support valid decisions in such a short time.”
“Best product for portfolio management with resource bottleneck. I've chosen Meisterplan among 50+ PM tools due to easy-to-use resource allocation and project aligning features. Most suitable for high-level roadmap planning having limited resources for project development.”
“Powerful and easy. Just beginning with Portfolio Management in the Corporate IT, this product is easy to get in use, although powerful in function. At one glance we are now able to focus on the decisions needed.”
“State of the art resource planning. We manage more than 100 projects and change requests every year. Meisterplan helps us maximize our resources and keep track of our projects. The operation is simple, so no training is required for the application. For me, Meisterplan is the best resource planning tool currently available.”
“Meisterplan is an excellent Resource Management tool. The visual interface makes the software intuitive to understand and use. I have found few other tools that can match its capabilities. Definitely love the scenario comparison function. It's pretty easy to get up and running, but you can get more complex as you get more comfortable.”
“Good visualization/presentation of projects and capacity/resource view. It gives all information at a glance and the deep dive on projects or resources is intuitive. I appreciate the intuitive use of main interface (project roadmap and capacity/resource view).”
“Impressive project planning: We tried this package after years of using the main competitor and have found this Meisterplan easy to use with impressive resource planning and prioritisation features.”
“I give Meisterplan an A+ for the experience of modifying the project timeline and resourcing. Consider this model if you’ve struggled to forecast resource capacity using spreadsheets or large commercial tools.”