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Resource Planning For Engineering: Three Companies That Have Got It Right

June 21, 2017 BY Nityashree Yadunath

From having started out with time intensive approaches, Engineering project portfolio management quickly evolved into being both nuanced and agile. To match its velocity and level of innovation, the resource management practices adopted  for such projects have also scaled up. Resource planning for engineering has different milestones that determine its success. In this regard, the…

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How To Track Resource Utilization?

How To Track Resource Utilization
June 14, 2017 BY Jack Leslie

Smart utilization of project resources is a deciding factor to your success, given the substantial resource costs involved. So making sure that your utilization levels are optimal is an integral part of Resource Management. It is essential that resource and project managers dedicate their best efforts in making sure that their resources are not under…

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How The Four Pillars Of Successful Resource Management Transformed The Way Three Businesses Operate.

May 4, 2017 BY Nityashree Yadunath

Planning your workforce is critical to extract optimal output. However, seamless planning is marred by the less than ideal situations that larger teams often land themselves in. Having studied those patterns for years, the founding fathers of Resource Management have prescribed the following four as the pillars of successful Resource Management: Absolute visibility of all…

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How Can You Bridge Your Skill Gaps?

March 30, 2017 BY Nityashree Yadunath

You have enough projects and people. Yet when you are matching them, the puzzle does not fit together. Worse still, you are paying people for work they are not skilled enough to do and are converting projects that you know you’ll have to hire specially for. In short you have landed in a skill gap…

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Consultation And Auditing: Overwork Is A Productivity Killer

March 20, 2017 BY Emma Kurt

Overwork has been mistaken as a means or measure of productivity despite its converse effect on real productivity. And, in the context of the Consulting and Auditing industry, it has intertwined with work culture so much so that it has long been accepted as the industry norm.  Naturally, when the industry seeks to reform its…

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The Holy Grail of Resource Management: Demand Forecasting and Capacity Planning

February 25, 2017 BY Nityashree Yadunath

Here’s an exclusive excerpt from the newly released eBook by Saviom – ‘The Holy Grail of Resource Management: Demand Forecasting and Capacity Planning’. You can download it here for free. Research sponsored by the Project Management Institute (PMI) shows that talent deficiencies significantly hamper 40% of strategy implementation efforts. So, hiring, developing, and retaining the…

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Easy Steps To Efficient Resource Requesting

February 16, 2017 BY Jack Leslie

The PMO and its methodologies have evolved to encompass a large scheme of processes. Yet, resource requesting process largely remains unstructured. We are all familiar with the endless loop that the staff request process creates. When a requirement arises, the manager in charge gets in touch with the resource manager. The resource manager in turn…

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