Why You Shouldn't Manage Resources On Spreadsheets

Posted by Blair Pringle, New Business Director on February 3, 2015

Why You Shouldn't Manage Resources On Spreadsheets

Are you aware of the impact that poor resource planning can have on your business?

Having an effective project planning and resourcing strategy is imperative within the Architecture & Engineering industry to delivering on time, on budget, quality assured, profitable projects. By planning  your resources correctly, you can ensure the success of each and every one of your projects. Yet many firms are still relying on spreadsheets to plan and manage resources  - even on some of their biggest and most important projects.

Whether you work on small-scale, single-discipline, hourly projects or large, multi-discipline, multi-month/year projects, the effective planning and resourcing of projects ensures that you are always putting the right people, with the right skills, on the right projects, at the right cost, at the right time.

Click through this slideshare to find out more about why effective resource planning is crucial for your business, and some of the benefits you can begin to see by using resource planning software.

Ask yourself these question:

How far in advance can I plan resources?
What tools to I use to plan my resources?
Why do I do it this way?
Is this enabling me to deliver successful, profitable projects?