In this follow-up to the Resource Smackdown blog post, we revisit the importance of People, Process, and Tools in effective resource allocation for project management. While the fundamentals remain the same, the spotlight this time is on updated tools like EverHour’s tight integration with Jira, Harvest and Forecast’s real-time budget tracking, Float’s day-to-day resource allocation, and Smartsheet’s seamless scheduling and resource management. These tools offer unique features that can significantly streamline both project planning and execution, catering to various team sizes and budget constraints.
(This article is a summary from my presentation to the Digital Project Management Summit 2015 on October 12th, 2015.) There are three crucial steps to achieving success with organizational optimization. By utilizing each step correctly, you allow your team to work thoroughly and effectively from start to finish. These steps establish consistency, define roles, and enforce the process on a scalable.. Read more