Project Management Knowledge Base

Go Back   Project Management Knowledge Base > Project Management Knowledge Base > Project Management

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-24-2014, 08:40 AM
Project Maniac
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 1,144
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 http://ow.ly/sUkVn
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-31-2014, 03:25 AM
Forum Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Aurora, NY
Posts: 14
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.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-06-2014, 06:17 AM
Project Hobbyist
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 31
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.
__________________
“If you Never Give Up, You can Beat The Best !! And in the end you become The Best.”
Teamwork Collaboration & the best Project Management Software
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tools for Managing/Scheduling resources across multiple projects IndulgeKBB Scheduling 5 10-05-2014 03:18 PM
Ways To Clean Primavera P6 Adalena Primavera Systems 0 04-05-2013 05:26 AM
Non-Consumable Resources Reev Microsoft 0 07-13-2012 04:12 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:13 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin - Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2009, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright (c) 2005 Measuring Up. All rights reserved.