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Is resource availability slowing you down?

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Resource availability plays a fundamental role in resource management. Knowing which resources are available at any given time is an important factor in deciding how to distribute and allocate the right assets for any given project. How can you plan to build a bridge, for example, if you don’t know how many construction workers are available? But resource management is about more than just people. When we talk about resources, we are referring to: Read More

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The biggest challenges you need to solve for effective resource management

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In an ideal world, every project would run on time and within (or even under) budget. In reality, many projects show early signs of disorganization, start to spiral out of control, and eventually end up failing. Statistics underscore just how common this problem is: one in every three projects have no baseline; less than one-third of projects are completed on time and to budget; 75% of IT execs believe projects are doomed from the start… the list, unfortunately, goes on. Read More

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Exploring professional resource management

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The knowledge we have regarding how we should treat our bodies has led to the standard of professional sports to shoot up in recent years. Compare the current standard of the NBA or NFL, for example, to that of  30 or 40 years ago. The understanding of nutrition, training and sports science has given athletes a huge advantage. Thanks to the latest research and technology, today’s elite sports stars are able to make the best decisions about how they train and compete, based on highly sophisticated and detailed metrics, allowing them to reach peak physical condition, increase their longevity and better avoid and recover from injury.

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Black And White Buildings

Go further with your project reporting tools

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Reporting is essential for understanding how your organization is performing against a whole range of metrics. In particular, this applies to creating reports as part of your project portfolio management (PPM). The Project Management Office (PMO) relies on the power of these reports to get a better understanding of the projects that your organization is running and the return on investment and overall value they bring to the business. That’s why your PPM solution needs to have strong project reporting tools to be able to handle the creation of several different types of reports. Read More

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Gartner Cool Vendor: resource management reaches the masses

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This time last year, Tempus Resource was recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor for its ability to provide a resource management solution accessible to the masses. Effective resource management is increasingly recognized as an essential aspect of running successful projects. And as anyone in the industry knows, when Gartner’s analysts pick up on a trend, it normally means something important is happening.
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Clouds

Are the most effective resource management strategies in the cloud or on-premises?

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Talking about the cloud is unavoidable when we discuss technology and effective resource management strategies. It is an evolution in computing that is transforming how we work, rest and play. And it’s no surprise that most of the major tech vendors are now building their applications and solutions specifically for the cloud and their cloud customers.

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Planning

Maximize your resource planning capabilities

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Effective resource planning can have a huge impact on the outcome of a project. Take construction projects in the Houston/Fort Bend County metropolitan area, for example. While the number of construction workers in the area has risen by 14% in the past five years, many constructions sites remain understaffed. Why is this? Put simply, there is a lack of skilled resources who have the qualifications to do certain tasks on these projects.

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Integrated

Integrated Resource Management: the list goes on

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Both Microsoft Excel and Project Online offer project managers a powerful way of running their projects. However, as integrated resource management solutions, they don’t offer the same power as a dedicated resource management tool. We’ve spoken before about some of the restrictions users will come across when using Excel or Project Online when it comes to integrated resource management. Lots of time, effort and preparation is required if you want to turn raw figures into resource management data in Excel or Project Online.

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Creating a resource utilization report: Excel vs. Tempus Resource

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The ability to create a resource utilization report, where you can view how your employees are being deployed across projects, offers huge benefits to your business. Once you have introduced a monthly resource utilization report, you are much better prepared for planning your long-term budget and can decide with greater confidence on what projects your organization can do. Long term, this will support your growth as an organization, while saving you money. You’ll know when you can hire more resources, what skills you’ll need and accurately predict the costs involved.

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