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Old 01-24-2014, 08:40 AM
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Post 5 Ways to Manage with Fewer Resources

No one wants to have to manage with fewer resources, but project teams are being squeezed all the time. Here are 5 Ways to manage with fewer resources
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Old 01-31-2014, 03:25 AM
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RACI Chart are very helpful in managing the project with fewer resources and with more result. Know more information on RACI chart on project management blogs.
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Old 02-06-2014, 06:17 AM
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Managing with fewer resources

One of the problems project managers are lack of resources such as people. Here are the things I suggest a project manager can do when faced with this type of challenges:

1. Keep your team motivated by reaffirming the benefits of the project to them. Keep their morale high by citing what these project can do to them.

2. Take shortcuts whenever possible to fast track the project. Those repetitive task that when skipped will not jeopardize the project will be on your toplist.

3. Think creatively.. which means that you ought to encourage your team members to do creative thinking as well. Will it help if you cross train someone? Or if you lack people to accomplish what needs to be accomplished in an 8 hr shift, is it possible to have a budget for overtime to compensate for the pending tasks tha needs to be accomplished.

4. Inform managment about the shoratge in resources. Sometimes it just takes some guts from project managers to present the problem to upper management or to the project sponsor. Who knows the problem might be addresed sooner than expected.
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