All posts by Sean Pales

How much can you save with a resource management plan

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Like any valuation exercise, attaching an estimate of value from a resource management plan or a portfolio management system can be challenging.  There are so many techniques and so many variables; oftentimes, the credibility of those variables and their underlying assumptions can quickly be challenged. Other techniques involve non-quantifiable assumptions around relative value. Again, these techniques are prone to simplifying assumption bias.  In my opinion, we need a quantitative approach to do this right and – as famed consultant Peter Drucker once said – “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.”

So, before selecting a method and running the numbers, let’s look at why people seek out resource management plan software.  In general, we see a demand for:

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Tempus Resource Review in Project Management Today

By | Company news, Product news, Resource management | No Comments
We’re very happy that Project Management Today have recently issued a review of our innovative resource management tool, Tempus Resource; written by Steve Cotterell.

Steve’s review details the cutting-edge features of Tempus Resource that aim to make several areas of project and resource management easier. The article provides an overview of the software and the best ways it can be utilized. There is also a message from our VP Greg Bailey in there too, so make sure you check it out.

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Why Excel doesn’t cut it as a resource management tool

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More and more companies are leaving Excel behind for 21st Century resource management tools. Microsoft’s spreadsheets have been a staple with project managers for many years, yet the technology and the needs of the industry have moved on. While Excel is fine for small teams and limited programs of work, a more powerful solution is needed for larger, more dynamic projects.

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