Iryna Viter

Head of Content Marketing

Jun 6, 2024
Project & Resource Management

The Beginner's Guide to Resource Scheduling

Want to bring the best out of your projects’ resources? Start improving your resource scheduling practices.

May 28, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Human Resource Planning Done Right: A Step-by-Step Guide

Human resource planning connects your people to business goals. We've outlined the reasons why it's so important to nail it in a service delivery business.

May 28, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Mastering Workload Analysis: 5 Tips to Get Started

Workload analysis can save you from a delivery risk. Here's how to do it properly using workload management software.

Apr 5, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Getting Resource Planning Right: A Holistic Guide

Learn to develop resource plans that help deliver projects on time and on budget, save your business money, and speak to your team's strengths.

Apr 4, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Resource Management: The Complete Guide

All businesses delivering services need to tap into resource management, and for good reason. To make more money than they spend, levelling up their resource management is crucial.

Mar 27, 2024
Project & Resource Management

A Kinder Way to Interpret Utilization Rates

Utilization can be easily misinterpreted by both resource managers and their teams. Here's a more human way to look at it.

Mar 21, 2024
Project & Resource Management

How to Create a Project Budget Without Opening Excel

How much will the project cost? How long will it take? When can we deliver? Learn how to build out a project budget and schedule so you can answer those questions with confidence.

Mar 21, 2024
Project & Resource Management

7 Conferences for Resource Managers to Attend in 2024

Resource management is relatively underserved, especially when it comes to conferences. But we've found a few events worth bookmarking for 2024!

Mar 13, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Resource Management Mistakes: A Masterclass with Two Resource Managers

Want to learn how to avoid some serious resource management mistakes? Ask the experts! Foolproof your resource management practice by diving into these lessons.

Mar 6, 2024
Future of Work

What We Like About The Ready's Staffing Model

Discover the staffing model that sets The Ready apart, a unique experimental approach you'll hardly find in other consultancies.

Feb 25, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Getting Serious About Tracking Resource Availability (Guide)

The availability of resources can be limiting business growth, or vice versa. Choose to track resource availability and optimize where possible with our complete guide.

Feb 21, 2024
Project & Resource Management

What is a Stakeholder? Meaning, Types & Examples

Keeping stakeholders engaged and happy is a balancing act for any PM. So, let's get clear on what a stakeholder is, and the influence they can have on your project.

Feb 14, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Primary vs Secondary Stakeholders: Core Difference Explained

Not sure how to build a strategy for keeping project stakeholders satisfied? Start by understanding the difference between primary vs secondary stakeholders.

Jan 23, 2024
Future of Work

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) & How They Can Transform Workplace Culture

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) contribute to a more inclusive, engaged, and innovative workplace, ultimately benefiting both employees and the organization as a whole. Here's all you need to know about ERGs.

Jan 15, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Unboxing the 9 Best Capacity Planning Tools (Free & Paid)

What are the top capacity planning tools for 2023/4? How can they improve productivity and performance? And what are the must-have features?

Jan 3, 2024
Project & Resource Management

A Guide to Project Objectives: Definition, Examples & Tips

Setting project objectives, but don't know where to start? Check our beginner's guide to project objectives, their examples, and how to write ones yourself.

Jan 3, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Creating an Implementation Plan: The Beginner's Guide

To get from point A to point B, you always need an implementation plan. Here's what it's all about and how to create one.

Dec 20, 2023
Project & Resource Management

The 10+ Best Resource Planning Software for 2024

Learn about the benefits of using resource planning software tools and pick the best one for your business.

Dec 18, 2023
Project & Resource Management

HR Statistics Overview: What to Take Note of in 2024

Get the edge in HR for 2024! Stay informed with our comprehensive statistics overview and learn what matters most for HR success.

Dec 12, 2023
Project & Resource Management

How to Create a Project Schedule - An Excel-Free Guide

Looking to create a project schedule, but don't know where to start? Here's a step-by-step guide.

Dec 12, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Agile Ceremonies 101: A Comprehensive Guide

Step into the world of Agile and discover the heartbeat of effective teamwork - Agile Ceremonies. In this post, we'll unravel the meaning behind daily stand-ups, sprint planning, retrospectives, and more.

Dec 6, 2023
Future of Work

What is Resourcefulness? Meaning, Examples & Importance

Why are we leaving resourcefulness to chance if there are ways to tap into it? Learn what resourcefulness is all about and how to develop it.

Nov 21, 2023

What Makes an Effective Workforce Planning Process

Workforce planning helps you find and hire the right people now and in the future. If a business is only as good as its people, workforce planning is the key to success.

Nov 16, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Stakeholder Mapping 101: Navigating the Stakeholder Web

Want to get stakeholder mapping right before the project hits the road? Here's our ultimate guide on how to map stakeholders.

Nov 7, 2023
Project & Resource Management

A Guide to Resource Planning for Professional Services

Become better at resourcing with our guide for professional services businesses, diving into best practices and advice from our experts.

Nov 6, 2023
Project & Resource Management

What is Utilization Rate? Know Where You're Earning or Burning Money

If you want your professional services business to be profitable, you must track utilization rates. Learn how to do it in our ultimate guide.

Oct 18, 2023
Project & Resource Management

9 Best Resource Management Tools (Honestly Reviewed)

Resource management tools help you understand what's going on with your people and your projects. Discover the best resource management tools, honestly tested and reviewed.

Sep 26, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Getting Started With Project Planning: Advice From 20+ Leaders Globally

It takes a village to create a project plan. So we've asked more than 20 project management experts to share their best advice, reveal common mistakes, and explain why project planning is important.

Sep 20, 2023
Project & Resource Management

How to Overcommunicate Effectively as a Manager: The Inside Scoop

There's no such thing as 'too much communication.' These days, it is essential to overcommunicate effectively for leaders in all lines of business.

Sep 20, 2023
Project & Resource Management

The Role of the Resource Management Office (RMO)

The Resource Management Office (RMO) is pivotal to establishing resource visibility on projects. Learn more about its role in our recent guide.

Sep 20, 2023
Project & Resource Management

7 Strategic Steps to Better Project Planning

Before anything else, planning is key. Explore seven strategic steps to enhance your project planning skills.

Sep 18, 2023
Project & Resource Management

How Businesses Can Make the Most Out of Bench Time

Bench time can be a great opportunity for resource managers to position an organization and its people for success. Here's how.

Sep 14, 2023
Project & Resource Management

5 Resource Management KPIs You Should Be Tracking

Resource management KPIs help you understand how successful your project resourcing strategy is. But what are the most important ones to track?

Sep 14, 2023
Project & Resource Management

9 Golden Rules for Effective Resource Management

Looking to get more value out of your resources and drive greater success for your business? Aim at effective resource management.

Jul 27, 2023
Project & Resource Management

All You Need to Know About Billable Hours

The number of billable hours you record each month is a key metric for any service business. But it's also one of the most misunderstood aspects of working in professional services. What are billable hours? And how can you use them to your advantage?

Jul 10, 2023
Project & Resource Management

7 Cutting-Edge Skills Management Software

By implementing skills tracking software, organizations can optimize their workforce, improve employee development, and stay competitive.

Jul 6, 2023
Project & Resource Management

How to Make a Resource Calendar (Even if It's the First Time)

Having a resource calendar will help you better understand the availability of your resources, plan ahead for upcoming projects, and prevent overloads.

Jun 27, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Resource Management Best Practices: Internal Auditing Edition

In the internal auditing departments, resource management is a highly dynamic process. Here's what it involves and how to succeed.

May 25, 2023
Project & Resource Management

The Beginner's Guide to Skills Tracking for 2024

Skills tracking in resource management brings numerous benefits that prioritize the well-being and growth of individuals within the organization. Learn what it's all about.

May 16, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Making Sense of Resource Leveling: Definition, Example & Tools

Ever heard of the term resource leveling? The blog post will introduce you to this technique and show you how it can be used to resolve different types of scheduling conflicts.

May 16, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Resource Management Statistics: What the Numbers Reveal

Discover the state of resource management with insightful statistics. Explore current trends and challenges in optimizing organizational efficiency.

Apr 17, 2023
Future of Work

Unpacking Leadership Statistics for Today's Leaders

Wondering what the leadership landscape looks like in 2023? Enter our overview of general leadership statistics and leadership challenges.

Apr 14, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Setting the Bar with Utilization Goals? Here's How to Start

Utilization goals are somewhat underestimated. Here's how you can drive success with them.

Apr 14, 2023
Teamwork

The Team Size Sweet Spot: Balancing Efficiency & Collaboration

Small, medium, or large? Here's how experts approach the ideal team size factor, and how it affects work results and efficiency.

Mar 14, 2023
Future of Work

Remote Work Statistics: Key Trends & Facts You Should Know in 2024

Get to know the evolution of remote work with our deep dive into statistics from Buffer, Forbes, Zippia, McKinsey, and other thought leaders.

Mar 7, 2023
Future of Work

10 Ways to Reduce Unnecessary Meetings to Be More Productive

Meetings can become costly time sinks. Learn how to work productively by cutting down on unnecessary meetings in our guide.

Feb 27, 2023
Future of Work

9 Strategies for Building a People Positive Culture

Foster a thriving workplace by creating a culture that values people. Our guide will show you how to do it, step-by-step.

Feb 22, 2023
Future of Work

How to Lead by Example: The Ripple Effect of Your Actions

Learn how to lead by example with these practical tips. Discover how to inspire your team, build trust, and create a positive work culture.

Feb 15, 2023
Project & Resource Management

11 Workforce Planning Tools of the Highest Caliber

There is an abundance of workforce planning tools out there, but which one is the most suitable for your industry? Discover in our roundup.

Feb 9, 2023
Future of Work

From Real-Time to Any-Time: A Guide to Asynchronous Meetings

Asynchronous meetings offer a flexible and efficient way to collaborate. Here's what they're all about and how we use them to our advantage at Runn.

Feb 9, 2023
Future of Work

Unproductive Meetings Under the Microscope: Statistics That Demand Attention [+Infographic]

Unfortunately, unproductive meetings are still shaping the workplace. Discover the shocking statistics and their impact on businesses.

Jan 11, 2023
Project & Resource Management

5 Best Saviom Alternatives for Better Resource Planning & Forecasting

Saviom isn't cutting it anymore? Switch to a better Saviom alternative to manage projects and resources.

Jan 11, 2023
Project & Resource Management

The Ultimate List of Consulting Statistics, Trends & Facts for 2024

Where's consulting headed and what shapes the market? Here are key statistics, facts, and figures you should know about consulting in 2024.

Dec 2, 2022
Project & Resource Management

How to Make a Project Management Calendar (+ Tools)

Looking to create a project management calendar for a bunch of your projects to track milestones and delivery? Here's all you need to know to get started.

Dec 1, 2022
Project & Resource Management

What is Professional Services Automation? The Beginner's Guide to PSA

In the past, professional services operations were managed using a combination of spreadsheets and email. Professional services automation (PSA) has turned that ship around.

Nov 22, 2022
Project & Resource Management

How to Build a Capacity Model Without Using Excel

Looking to create a capacity planning model for your business, but don't know where to start? Learn how to do it in our 6-minute guide to capacity modeling.

Nov 15, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Understanding Resource Smoothing: The Easiest Explanation

No resources, but the time is limited? Enter resource smoothing for on-time project delivery and even workloads.

Nov 11, 2022
Project & Resource Management

The Importance of Billing Accuracy for Service Businesses

If you're in a service business, billing accuracy is one of those things that you need to get right - to save time, predict revenue, and make customers happy.

Nov 10, 2022
Project & Resource Management

The Long & Short of Project Cost Management

If you are in the business of delivering projects, then project cost management is critical to your success. Without a reliable cost estimate, you won't be able to anticipate how much money your project will require and how long it will take to complete.

Oct 24, 2022
Project & Resource Management

5 Tips to Balance Your Team's Workload with Runn

7 out of 10 of your employees might be struggling with burnout. And poor workload balancing is one of the root causes of the problem. Learn how to tackle it.

Sep 22, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Runn Stands with Ukraine

As a sign of support for Ukraine and its people, we have made Runn free for all businesses in Ukraine for the next five years.

Sep 15, 2022
Project & Resource Management

What is Business Capacity & How to Manage It

Business capacity management is one of the most important aspects of company management — and often one of the most overlooked. 

Aug 24, 2022

What Successful Directors of Operations Do Differently

Do you aspire to become an outstanding Director of Operations? We've collected the success drivers from top performers, drawing from years of their experience.

Aug 16, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Don't Confuse Scaling & Growing: Here's the Difference

Is your organization growing or scaling? Here's why you need to tell them apart.

Aug 15, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Soft Booking Resources: All You Need to Know

The project hasn't been confirmed yet, but you need to book resources? Enter soft booking.

Jun 29, 2022
Project & Resource Management

How to Do Resource Forecasting - A Complete Guide

Want to improve resource forecasting, but don't know where to start? Here's how to make calculated resource decisions and why it's important.

May 12, 2022
Project & Resource Management

How to Do a Resource Analysis: A Step-by-Step Guide

To reach a specific objective, project managers carry out resource analysis. Here's all you need to know to start doing it.

May 2, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Understanding the Analogous Estimating Technique

One of the most popular estimating techniques is analogous estimating. It involves using data from previous, similar projects to estimate activity durations on your project. Learn what it's all about.

Apr 20, 2022
Project & Resource Management

All About Resource Loading

Resource loading is an important part of resource management and brings several benefits to project management. Learn what it's all about.

Apr 11, 2022
Project & Resource Management

What is Staff Augmentation? Prepare to Tap Global Resources

Staff augmentation allows organizations to boost the capacity of an in-house team. Learn all there's to know about staff augmentation and how to prepare for it.

Mar 29, 2022
Project & Resource Management

5 Phases of a Project Life Cycle, Untangled

Every project has a life cycle. Follow us as we unravel the ball of phases it includes and what they're all about.

Mar 23, 2022
Project & Resource Management

The Difference Between Billable & Non-Billable Work

It's important to understand billable vs non-billable work, because time that's not billed is time for which the company does not receive revenue.

Mar 11, 2022
Project & Resource Management

5 Powerful Benefits of Resource Planning for Any Organization

Resource planning is at the heart of any business willing to scale, so its benefits can't be overstated. Discover the most powerful benefits of resource planning for your teams, customers, and business.

Mar 11, 2022
Project & Resource Management

How to Build & Read a Utilization Report

Need to create a utilization report, but don't know where to start? Learn how to build utilization reports and group charts in our guide.

Mar 7, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Resource Constraints 101: Identify, Resolve, Overcome

Resource constraints are very common in project management. Learn how to identify and resolve them in our quick guide.