Resource Management

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How to Drive Value When Nothing Is Going Right

The coronavirus pandemic has taught organizations that they need a way to deliver valuable project successes even when nothing is going as planned. It takes a solid foundation of metrics and a sound approach to knowing what initiatives can get done and...
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5 Reasons Projects Fail: #1 Elusive resource management

This is the final post in a 5-part series. To see the last post on “Organizational Rigidity”, click here. The #1 reason projects fail has been a thorn in the side of project and portfolio management throughout the entire history of the field. The...
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Presenting: Eliminating Project Failure

Our vision is to make project failure obsolete. Many people find that overly-ambitious, so we set out to explain exactly what we mean by that and outline how to do it. The result of that was our most comprehensive white paper yet: Eliminating Project...
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How AI Can Unlock the Final Frontier of Project Management

Most opportunities for digital disruption have happened when there is wasted capacity because of a disconnect with demand. How many empty houses were there before AirBnB connected people leaving town with people who wanted to stay there? How many empty...
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How to Assign Resources to a Task in Microsoft Project

The following guide demonstrates how you can assign resources in various ways and avoid some overallocations by using tools available through the Assign Resources dialog box. These techniques apply whether you are working with local resources or those...
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Assigning a Resource to a Task: Introduction

Microsoft Project 2016 enables you to assign resources to tasks in a variety of ways. Resource assignments clarify responsibility for doing tasks and also help you to determine how long a task will take and how much it will cost. This series will demonstrate...
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