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.
I was really blown away by Brett Harned’s recent post and speech to the DPMUK group called Army of Awesome where he challenged DPMs to define what it means to be a Digital Project Manager. IMHO, he nailed the qualities/DNA/skills of the DPM better than anything else I’ve ever seen. Still, I thought one thing that would be good to discuss:.. Read more