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4 Qualities of an Effective Resource Management System

When it comes to resource management systems, project managers have several tools available. From simple homegrown systems using spreadsheets and calendars to robust resource management software platforms, the options are endless.

7 Steps to Create & Present a Resource Management Plan

Resource management is the process of determining which resources are needed, in what quantities, and when, to complete a project. This process not only helps to determine how projects will be completed but also helps to predict the costs and timeline associated with the project.

Below are 7 steps and 4 tips for creating and presenting an effective resource management plan.

Mavenlink Product Release Roundup - August 2020

As a worldwide leader in project and resource management, Mavenlink is continually updating our solution to provide value to you and deliver an exceptional client experience. We are pleased to share the latest additions and improvements to our product.

What is a Project Proposal and Why is it Important?

Understanding what a project proposal is, why it’s important to your business and your clients, and how to approach a project proposal successfully can help you more effectively write and deliver a project proposal.

9 Reasons Why Resource Management is Important

While resource management can sometimes feel time-consuming or intimidating to undertake, this stage of the project management process should not be taken lightly. The accuracy of your resource management not only dictates the timeline of the project but also the project’s profitability.

What are the Objectives of Resource Management?

At a glance, the objective of resource management seems like it’s all about planning and tracking resources used to complete a specific job. But in reality, resource management is about so much more. When used properly, resource management also has the ability to improve profitability, prevent overscheduling or under-scheduling resources, better predict job costs, make more informed hiring decisions, and improve the scalability of your company.

But to understand the breadth of resource...

What Should a Project Proposal Include?

If you’re working on writing a project proposal for a potential client or customer, you may be wondering what—exactly—your project proposal should include. While your actual project proposal will depend on the type of project, there are several key sections that every project proposal should include.

Client Success: Optimus SBR Improves Forecasting Horizon by 50% with Mavenlink

Optimus SBR is one of the largest independently-owned professional services firms in North America. Learn how Mavenlink gave them forecasting insights for new levels of success.

Waterfall vs. Agile Project Management: Pros & Cons

Most project managers naturally lean toward either waterfall or agile project management philosophies. Which you choose is probably dependent on how you experienced project management when you were first starting in the field, what types of projects you first worked on, and your natural comfort zone and approach to tasks.

Mavenlink Product Release Roundup - July 2020

As a worldwide leader in project and resource management, Mavenlink is continually updating our solution to provide value to you and deliver an exceptional client experience. We are pleased to share with you a roundup of the latest additions and improvements to our product.

Why is the Project Lifecycle Important?

The project lifecycle is a way of viewing the entirety of a project that establishes the steps to complete a project, helps maintain focus and momentum, and creates better defined high-level stages of completion. It helps to make sure different teams on a project can better coordinate their efforts while helping the project manager make more informed prioritization decisions.

Find Your Place in The Future of Work

What does the future of work hold in store for companies around the world? Understanding changing trends, new workforce demands, and the constantly shifting needs of industries can help organizations stay on top of the best ways to adapt and grow for consistent, predictable success.

To help businesses better understand and adapt to these changes, Mediaplanet's Future of Work has premiered to provide crucial insights.

Client Success: PlainJoe Studios Increases Projects Closing Within Budget by 50% With Mavenlink

PlainJoe Studios is a multi-discipline, experiential design studio intently focused on spatial, strategic, and digitally immersive storytelling. Learn how Mavenlink gave them critical project insights for continued success.

Mavenlink Product Release Roundup - May 2020

At Mavenlink, we are committed to delivering an exceptional client experience and continually strengthening our solution.

Here’s a roundup of some of our recent product enhancements.

Client Success: RPI Consultants Decreases Admin Time by 20% With Mavenlink

RPI Consultants provides expert software consulting and project leadership for enterprise level implementations of products and solutions. Find out how RPI decreased their administrative time by 20% with Mavenlink.