Hannah Taylor

Freelance Writer

Jun 10, 2024
Project & Resource Management

The 5 Essential Stages of the Resource Planning Process

All organizations have resources to manage; doing it well can be make-or-break. Let's walk through the stages of resource planning, to see where we can improve.

Jun 6, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Skills Taxonomy: A Skills-Based Approach to Maximizing Talent

Understand the skills your organization needs to reach its full potential. A skills taxonomy will help you make sure you're always hiring for the right skills.

May 23, 2024

How to Define Roles & Responsibilities in a Team

Defining roles and responsibilities is a vital step to successful project and resource management that will help you avoid confusion in the long run. Here's how to do it.

Apr 30, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Time Management Statistics: Understand Where Your Workday Goes

Time always slipping through your fingers? We know that feeling. Get a better grasp of where it goes by checking out the latest time management statistics.

Apr 18, 2024
Project & Resource Management

What are Staffing Levels?

On a quest to get workloads in your organization "just right"? You'll need to think about staffing levels.

Apr 9, 2024
Project & Resource Management

How to Create a Skills Matrix in 6 Steps

Help your employees shine! Use a skills matrix to understand where they are at their best, how they want to upskill, and where they are able to coach others.

Apr 3, 2024

Collaboration Counts: Eye-Opening Teamwork Statistics for 2024

Relationships and collaboration are central to our work, but what does the research say about teamwork? Take a look at this roundup of teamwork statistics.

Mar 20, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Stakeholder Buy-In: How to Get Stakeholders on Your Side

Securing and maintaining stakeholder buy-in is vital for project success. Explore these strategies and win over even the most challenging stakeholders.

Mar 14, 2024

Staffing Smart: How to Identify Hiring Needs

Understanding how to identify hiring needs is tricky, but vital to building a vibrant workforce with the right skills. Luckily, data and tech are here to help.

Mar 7, 2024
Project & Resource Management

From Clash to Collaboration: Tackling Project Resource Conflicts

Too few resources, too many demands? Let's explore how to resolve project resource conflicts and find opportunities for collaboration and compromise.

Feb 14, 2024
Project & Resource Management

4 Workforce Planning Models Explained

If you want to lead data-driven, strategic workforce growth and development, study up on workforce planning models. We'll give you the lowdown in this article.

Feb 8, 2024
Project & Resource Management

13 Benefits of Workforce Planning

To build a motivated, innovative, and highly skilled workforce, you need to invest in workforce planning. Here's why.

Jan 29, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Empowering Your Workforce: A Guide to Workforce Development

For a resilient, thriving workforce that has all the skills needed to be competitive - now, and in the future - invest in workforce development.

Jan 16, 2024
Project & Resource Management

15 Workforce Planning Metrics: How to Measure What Matters

What's the key to better workforce management decisions? The right data. Here's a rundown of the essential workforce planning metrics you should be tracking.

Jan 8, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Pain-Free Sprint Scheduling: A Quick Guide

Concerned about making the most of valuable development time? Don't underestimate the importance of efficient sprint scheduling.

Dec 20, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Deliverables in Project Management: Definition, Examples, and Tips

Whether you build software, apartments, cars - or just about anything - your project work can be defined as working towards project deliverables. So, let's clear up any confusion around this term.

Dec 12, 2023
Project & Resource Management

New to Agile Methodology? Start Here

Let's look under the hood of Agile methodology to see what its foundations are, where it works best, and why it's so enduringly popular in project management.

Nov 28, 2023

How to Prevent Burnout in the Workplace

Manager of a team? Perhaps you're wondering how you can prevent burnout in the workplace amongst your team members. If you're looking for guidance, start here.

Nov 22, 2023
Project & Resource Management

25+ IT Project Management Statistics to Help You Grasp this PM Niche

Within the broader project management space, managing digital and IT projects presents its own kind of unique challenge - as these IT project management statistics show!

Oct 31, 2023

11 Signs of Burnout: How to Identify When Your Team Needs Support

Do you think you could spot the warning signs of burnout in your team? Here's what to look out for, so you can tell who might benefit from some extra support.

Oct 12, 2023

What is Employee Burnout? Definition, Causes & Effects

Not just a buzzword, but a major occupational health hazard. Let's dive into the definition of employee burnout, as well as the causes and effects.

Oct 10, 2023
Project & Resource Management

What is Idle Time & What to Do About It

Concerned about the impact of idle time on your project deadlines? Let's explore the causes of idle time and what to do about it.

Oct 9, 2023
Project & Resource Management

20+ Agile Statistics: All About Agile Adoption

Interested to learn how agile project management is used in businesses today? The numbers don't lie! Dive into our curated list of up-to-date agile statistics.

Sep 19, 2023
Project & Resource Management

What is the Difference Between a Delivery Manager & a Project Manager?

If you work in Agile, you've probably come across these titles before. But what really is the difference between and delivery manager and project manager?

Sep 4, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Project Lead Time: How to Optimize for Better Outcomes

If you manage projects, then you know that project lead time is a factor that you always have to consider. Let's dive into how you can optimize lead times to get the best outcomes.

Aug 28, 2023

Why Downtime at Work May Be Useful for Your Employees

Working at 100% all the time is ultimately unsustainable. Leaving space for some downtime at work can help support wellbeing, creativity, and productivity.

Jul 31, 2023

Using the Skill Will Matrix to Help Coach Your Team: A Guide

Your team members will all have different coaching needs, so how do you tell what approach to take? The Skill Will Matrix is one way to see what might work best for each person.

Jul 20, 2023
Future of Work

What is Taylorism & Why You Should Think Beyond It

The outcome-focus of Taylorism may seem logical, but it can lead to poor results and unintended negativity. Let's dive into what Taylorism is, and whether it has any role in the modern workplace.

Jul 18, 2023
Project & Resource Management

How to Establish an Effective Decision Making Process in Your Team

Making decisions in a team can be a flashpoint of tension and conflict - but it doesn't have to be that way. By establishing an effective decision making process, you can help your team make confident, sound decisions.

Jun 15, 2023
Future of Work

50+ Burnout Statistics That Will Shock You into Action

In 2023, burnout is on the rise - but it's more complicated than you think. Here are the key statistics you need to know to start beating burnout in your team.

Jun 1, 2023

Ad Hoc Meeting: How to Reduce the Need for Unplanned Meetings

Helpful for rapid problem solving, but rarely the best use of your team's time - the ad hoc meeting. Learn how to keep these impromptu huddles and gatherings short, sweet - and rare.

May 15, 2023
Project & Resource Management

The Importance of Time Management in the Workplace

Effective teams recognize the importance of time management in the workplace! Learn how you can build a culture of care around where your time is spent.

May 8, 2023

The 8 Factors All High-Performing Teams Have in Common

High performing teams have an outsized impact on company success. Learn what traits these teams have in common, so you can cultivate them in your business.