Masooma Memon

Freelance Writer

Masooma Memon is a freelance SaaS writer and a rookie bullet journalist. When she’s not writing, she’s either reading, refining her project management skills, or shortlisting an idea to discuss in her newsletter, The Content Workshop.

Jun 24, 2024
Project & Resource Management

9 Best Resource Utilization Tools Reviewed

Sometimes, being spoilt for choice isn't actually beneficial! So, we're helping you navigate through the best resource utilization tools to make an informed decision.

Jun 12, 2024
Project & Resource Management

How to Create a Resource Plan for a Project in 5 Steps

If you want your projects to be successful, you need to get the right people lined up for the work. Make this possible by creating a resource plan: here's how.

Jun 10, 2024
Project & Resource Management

All About Financial Management of Projects

Start mastering project financial management today to avoid any budget overruns tomorrow.

Jun 7, 2024
Project & Resource Management

How to Improve the Success Rate of IT Projects

IT projects are famously difficult to steer towards success, but have no fear: let's examine how to improve the success rate of your IT projects with our guide.

May 22, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Understanding Resource Management Models: A Beginner's Guide

Centralized, decentralized...or something halfway between the two? Discover which resource management model is the best fit for your business.

May 21, 2024
Project & Resource Management

How to Create a Bench Report in 3 Simple Steps

Achieve optimal resource utilization by creating a bench report. We'll show you how (spoiler alert: we've made it super easy!)

May 17, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Quality Data & Resource Management: A Match Made in Heaven

You can't do effective resource management based on vibes alone. High quality data unlocks the true potential of resource management: let us explain how.

Apr 10, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Setting Yourself Up for Success as a Resource Manager (a 9-Point Checklist)

Starting off in resource management, or joining a new company in an RM role? Here's how you set yourself up for success as a resource manager from day one.

Apr 2, 2024
Project & Resource Management

9 Ways to Get Buy-in for New Resource Management Software

Trying to champion a new resource management tool in your business? Building buy-in is often the hardest step. Dive into our advice on how to make the process easier.

Mar 27, 2024
Project & Resource Management

From Chaos to Clarity with Process Modeling

Put your processes under the spotlight with process modeling - a surefire way to spot optimization opportunities that would have remained hidden.

Mar 19, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Project Risk Management: A Guide to Mitigating Risks in 5 Steps

In an increasingly unpredictable global business environment, is your project risk management strategy up to scratch?

Mar 12, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Experts Share 11 Reasons Why Resource Management is Important

Making a case for the value of resource management? Our industry experts dive into compelling reasons why resource management is so important.

Mar 7, 2024
Project & Resource Management

How to Get Buy-In for Resource Management

Struggling with how to get buy-in for resource management in your organization? These tried-and-true strategies can help you build a case for investment in resource management.

Feb 8, 2024
Project & Resource Management

What is Workforce Scheduling & How to Optimize It

Workforce scheduling has a massive impact on the operations of your business, so why settle for less than best? Dig into the details and optimize for success.

Jan 29, 2024
Project & Resource Management

How to Plan and Track Project Milestones for Better Project Management

Creating project milestones helps you establish a clear pathway to project fulfillment and success. Let's take a look at how to create milestones for your projects.

Jan 24, 2024
Future of Work

Humanizing Resource Management in 2024

Resource management isn't just about scheduling people to projects! Humanize your resource management practice by focusing on these key factors.

Jan 23, 2024
Project & Resource Management

What is Scope Creep & How to Handle it in Your Projects

It's unrealistic to think that you can avoid scope creep completely, so make sure you understand how to manage it and minimize it for the best project outcomes.

Jan 15, 2024
Project & Resource Management

An Introduction to Human Capital Management

The competition for talent is more fierce than ever. But human capital management practices can help you build the thriving, talented workforce your organization needs.

Jan 10, 2024
Future of Work

How to Tap into Your Company's Collective Wisdom

Knowledge is power! The collective wisdom built by your employees and baked into your organization is your biggest advantage - if you know how to leverage it.

Dec 12, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Getting Started With Project Scheduling: 10 Best Practices

Getting started with project scheduling? Learn the building blocks of an effective project schedule in our complete guide.

Dec 11, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Unlocking Success with Agile Project Management

Curious about how agile project management could work for your organization? Start here for an introduction to agile, and best practices that will help you achieve success.

Dec 7, 2023
Project & Resource Management

What is Crashing in Project Management?

Crashing in project management can save projects from coming in late. But be warned: do it without proper care, and face costs going through the roof! Read on to learn how to do it without blowing your budget.

Nov 7, 2023
Future of Work

Hybrid Work Schedule: Benefits & Challenges

Is your team transitioning to a hybrid work schedule? Let's look at what you can expect to see - both the good, and the bad.

Nov 6, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Mastering Stakeholder Management: A Guide

An essential soft skill for all those who work on projects, stakeholder management can be the difference between plain sailing and severely stormy weather.

Oct 19, 2023
Project & Resource Management

15 Common Project Management Challenges & How to Deal with Them

Project management can often feel a bit like fighting fires. But if you prepare ahead of time for how to tackle common project management challenges, things will work out a lot easier!

Oct 5, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Agile vs Waterfall: Know the Difference

Agile or Waterfall? That is the question! Learn the difference between the two distinct methodologies and pick one that suits your project most.

Oct 5, 2023
Future of Work

What is the Right to Disconnect?

You may have heard that some countries are enshrining the right to disconnect in law - but what does this mean, and why the focus on it now? Let's take a look.

Sep 26, 2023
Teamwork

The Best & Worst Parts of Being a Team Leader

Many people aspire to become a team leader in their career - but what highs and lows might the role bring? We asked experienced leaders for their thoughts.

Sep 25, 2023
Project & Resource Management

15 Best Project Management Charts to Visualize Project Operations

Make your data do the talking with handy project management charts! Take a look at our rundown of the most helpful PM charts out there - and pick one that works for you.

Sep 12, 2023
Teamwork

The Ultimate Guide to Employee Retention Strategies

Retaining top talent on your team is increasingly a challenge for organizations. Here are 10 tips that you can action to make your best people want to stay.

Sep 5, 2023
Project & Resource Management

11 Hottest Project Management Trends to Be Aware of in 2024

Curious about what the future holds? Get to grips with the project management trends that are having the biggest impact on the way we work.

Aug 21, 2023
Project & Resource Management

How to Plug Revenue Leakage on Projects

If you want to maximize the profitability of your projects, eliminating any revenue leakage should be your first step. Let's go through the what's-what of revenue leakage and how to stop it.

Aug 3, 2023
Future of Work

Working Remotely: A Complete Guide

Whether you're new to working remotely or a seasoned pro, it's worth reflecting on whether you're setting yourself up for success with your WFH set-up. We've packed this post with advice that can apply to all!

Jul 6, 2023
Project & Resource Management

How to Forecast Resource Demand: A Visual Guide

Forecasting resource demand the right way, you can efficiently allocate and utilize their resources, optimizing operations and reducing costs.

Jun 28, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Clearing the Fog: How to Improve Project Visibility

Achieving project success hinges on project visibility. Learn how to improve it in our recent guide.

Jun 1, 2023
Future of Work

The Long and Short of Organizational Design

From improving client and employee experience, to saving an ailing business from the brink of bankruptcy, evolving your organizational design can have a stunning impact.

May 29, 2023
Project & Resource Management

The Ultimate Guide to Project Time Tracking

Know exactly where time is being spent by using accurate project time tracking. This guide will show you how.

May 23, 2023
Project & Resource Management

What is Cost Engineering in Project Management?

Cost engineering teaches us that profitable projects are not a fluke - they are carefully monitored, managed, optimized. Learn all about the art of cost engineering for project management in our guide.

May 8, 2023
Project & Resource Management

How to Prioritize Projects (When You’re Understaffed)

Is your business one of the many dealing with staffing constraints? Proper project prioritization may be able to help - we'll explain how in this guide.

May 5, 2023
Future of Work

Work Life Balance Initiatives: Examples from Orgs that Got It Right

Looking to introduce effective work life balance initiatives in your organization? Take some inspiration from these companies that made people-positive choices.

May 3, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Project Data Analytics: Definition, Benefits & Steps to Study Data

Project data analytics enables project managers to make data-driven decisions, enhance collaboration, and predict project outcomes. Here's what it's all about.

Mar 21, 2023
Future of Work

A Complete Guide to Work Management (Including Benefits, Steps & Tools Needed)

If you want stronger team collaboration, greater transparency, and improved workflows - dial-in your work management. Let's take a look at how this is done.

Mar 20, 2023
Future of Work

Flexibility in the Workplace: Benefits, Challenges & Examples

What attracts the best talent these days? Well, increasingly, it's not top salaries or flashy signing bonuses - it's the prospect of more flexibility in the workplace. What could this look like in your organization?

Mar 7, 2023
Future of Work

15 Future of Work Podcasts to Inspire You in 2024

On the hunt for inspiration? Here are our favorite future of work podcasts, packed with ideas and reflections from industry leaders.

Feb 27, 2023
Future of Work

What is the Future of Work? (+ 7 Tips to Help You Prepare)

You've heard that we're heading for it...but what is the future of work? Learn more about it, and get our top tips for preparing to maximize the benefits.

Jan 13, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Bewildered by Project Documentation? Use this Checklist

Unsure what project documentation to prioritize, and how to create it? You're not alone - so use this checklist to set you off in the right direction.

Jan 6, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Smarter, Not Harder: How to Create a Work Plan in 8 Simple Steps

Is your work plan a little too "back of the napkin"? Learn how to do proper work planning in our guide.

Dec 13, 2022
Project & Resource Management

How to Perform a Skills Gap Analysis in Your Organization

Want to make better upskilling and hiring decisions? A skills gap analysis will give you a baseline understanding of where your team is at - from there, smarter decisions await!

Nov 3, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Change Management Best Practices: 11 Tips to Multiply Your Chances of Success

No one ever said that change was easy! But following change management best practices will give you the best shot at great results from your change initiative.

Nov 1, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Change Management Examples to Inspire New Thinking In Your Organization

Don't approach the minefield of change management until you've studied the mistakes of others! Here are some change management examples to help guide and inspire you.

Sep 9, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Project Resourcing: 9 Advanced Lessons You Should Know

Ready to level up your approach to project resourcing? This guide will clue you in on the best practices to follow.

Sep 8, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Guide: How to Create a Project Status Report

A project status report gives you an opportunity to communicate the progress of your project, identify any problems being faced by your team, and let everyone know if you're on track to meet your deadlines.

Sep 6, 2022
Project & Resource Management

How to Calculate ROI for a Project with This Easy Formula

Running consistently profitable projects starts with understanding how to calculate ROI for a project. We'll show you how to calculate this essential metric.

Jul 26, 2022
Project & Resource Management

The Low-Down on Effective Project Management

We asked a range of industry insiders: what were their tips for effective project management? Here's the advice they shared. Get ready, this stuff is pure gold.

Jul 22, 2022
Project & Resource Management

8 Steps to Better Project Forecasting (Despite Change)

Without project forecasting, it can be very difficult to stay on track with your projects. Learn how to improve it and make sure you're not spending too much time on something that isn't going to produce results.

Jun 11, 2022
Project & Resource Management

What is Underutilization & How to Stop It in Its Tracks 

What is underutilization, and why do we seek to avoid it? Well, we have some answers for you - and some key tips on how to stop underutilization in your organization.

May 24, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Retainers Demystified

Are you a freelancer or professional services business and need advice on how to set-up a retainer agreement? Find out more about how retainers work and why they are great to generate predictable and stable revenue.

Mar 25, 2022
Project & Resource Management

What Makes a Great Project Dashboard

A project dashboard can make or break a project. Learn how great project dashboards look like and what information you should track to avoid overruns.