This article, continuing the series on decomposition, explains how to use decomposition in creating work breakdown structures.
Do you have the resources you need to execute your project? Whether it’s finances, personnel or information, a crucial element of planning is to make sure your resources are being used effectively. Become better at resource management with this collection of articles and advice from fellow PMs. Learn the most effective methods of employing a company’s resources to best complete your next project.
A project manager has several choices on how to meet demands of his/her many projects. Two simple choices are resource loading and resource leveling. But, what do these two terms mean? Learn what resource loading and resource leveling are and the differences between the two.
Need help balancing competing projects? Resource leveling could be your answer. Learn how this can help you deal with competing projects and your limited resources.
Do you know how to delegate resources to effectively run and complete a project? In this article, you’ll learn about effective resource management and some ways that a project manager can track use of his resources.
In this article, I discuss data resource management and its effective implementation.
What is project scope, and what do you need to know about scope creep? This second article of four about software project management addresses control in the aspects of Scope Creep and Cost Control
Here you’ll find a discussion of the various ways to establish Service Level Agreements (SLAs) in project management.
Many small businesses believe that they don’t have the funds to allocate towards even a part-time project manager. In this article, we will take a look at both sides of the issue and discuss when hiring a project manager can actually save you money.
If you are a Project Manager, you probably got to that position because you have a propensity for lists. Whether it be task lists, or tracking your time on paper, the ability to not only write a list but make it work for you is a powerful tool.
You need to meet with the architect, your assistant called in sick, and your project plans have been accepted. Juggling all these eggs can be a messy job if one of them drops, so you need to take advantage of the time-saving tools at your disposal.
With so much software already loaded on today’s business computers, how can a Project Manager develop a time tracking plan for his employees? Look at the resources available already and begin by building on that.
A Project Manager must analyze how time on their project is being spent and be prepared to make adjustments. Wasted time can send you over-budget or, even worse, kill a project. It may seem like unnecessary effort, but accounting for time spent is an important task.