Nicole Tiefensee

Head of CX

Jun 10, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Understaffing - How to Deal With Too Much Work, Not Enough Staff

Work pressure high, staff thin? Your business might be understaffed. Here's how to deal with understaffing before it takes its toll on your operations.

Jun 5, 2024
Project & Resource Management

12 Reasons Why Change Management Is Important

If you want to bring meaningful change to complex organizations, you need to understand why change management is so important (spoiler: it's your biggest ally).

Apr 9, 2024
Project & Resource Management

The (Better) Guide to Resource Utilization for Service Businesses

Learn why resource utilization is an important business metric and follow five easy steps to analyze and optimize your team's billable utilization.

Feb 1, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Getting Started With Project Control: A Complete Guide

Learn what project control is all about, what questions it is trying to answer and how an effective control system will set you up for success.

Jan 23, 2024
Project & Resource Management

Why Your Business Needs Time Tracking

To track or not to track? That is the question about time tracking you've probably asked yourself more than once. If you own a business delivering services, time tracking is worth the hassle. Here's why.

Dec 6, 2023
Project & Resource Management

How to Track Project Progress & Deliver Projects on Time

Knowing how to track project progress is an all-important skill in project management. It ensures you don’t go off course or hit any delays or setbacks along the way.

Jul 27, 2023
Project & Resource Management

7 Project Management Reports to Surface Key Project Insights

There are many project management reports, but what are the most essential to build?

Jun 16, 2023
Project & Resource Management

Resource Planning for Multiple Projects: A Complete Guide for 2024

Learn the do's and don'ts of resource planning for multiple projects.

Nov 22, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Capacity Forecasting: A Future-Proof Guide

Capacity forecasting is an important part of planning your business growth. Here are some tips to make sure your capacity forecasting is on point.

May 4, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Get Better at Earned Value Management (EVM) - A Complete Guide

Become an expert in earned value management, so you can identify and fix problems before they become disasters later on in the project lifecycle.

Apr 27, 2022
Project & Resource Management

What is Overallocation of Resources & How to Avoid It

Many project managers make the mistake of overallocating resources. Here's why this can be a big problem and what you can do to avoid it.

Mar 29, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Overworked Employees? Here's How to Turn the Tide

Employees can't be at their best if they're overworked. Learn six prevention strategies to stop overworking employees and balance their workloads.

Mar 16, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Everything You Must Know Before Baselining a Project

Need a benchmark against which you'll plan your project and control it? Learn how baselining a project works in our complete guide.

Feb 21, 2022
Project & Resource Management

How to Drive Project Profitability: Answering the Hardest Questions

What is project profitability? How do you know if your project is profitable? Learn the answers to the hardest questions in our complete guide.

Jan 27, 2022
Project & Resource Management

Newly Minted PM? Here's How to Create a Project Timeline

Whether you’re a new or seasoned project manager, creating a project timeline can be an exciting yet daunting task. This blog post will walk you through the basics of what a project timeline is and how to build it.

Jan 13, 2022
Project & Resource Management

The Do’s & Don’ts of Resource Planning in Agile Organizations

Tasked with agile resource planning, but don't know where to start? Here are some tips for agile organizations.

Nov 29, 2021
Project & Resource Management

What is Resource Booking? A 5-Minute Explainer

Resource booking is a recommended, but often overlooked aspect of resource planning. The ability to ensure resource access up front before starting a project increases the likelihood of your project being completed successfully.

Oct 25, 2021
Project & Resource Management

19 Tips to Avoid Cost Overruns on Projects

Cost overruns are all too common when managing client projects. Here are our top tips to keep cost overruns on the low, while keeping your client and team happy.

Feb 16, 2021
Product Updates

Project Phases in Runn: A Runndown

Introducing Project Phases! Segment your project workflows, link assignments to phases, and get powerful reporting.

Nov 23, 2020
Product Updates

What's New in Runn - November '20

Our recent additions include the ability to add notes to timesheets, add time-off by role or tag, and more importing and exporting functionalities. Read on!

Apr 7, 2020
Product Updates

What’s New in Runn - 1 April ‘20

Runn will be free for the next 3 months, we've introduced real-time planning, and a free pricing tier for small agencies!

Mar 17, 2020
Project & Resource Management

The fixed-price project lowdown

What fixed-price projects are, what to watch out for when managing one, how they compare to time and materials projects, and how Runn helps with cost, budget and schedule control of fixed-price projects.

Feb 4, 2020
Product Updates

What's New in Runn - 3 February '20

Say hello to our first product update of 2020! As of this week, you can manage and track your fixed priced projects in Runn, sync your project actuals from Harvest, and more.

Nov 12, 2019
Product Updates

Runn Product Update - 11 November '19

We just released another jam-packed product update. Check out our new availability charts, people report, multi-select functionality and more.

Oct 25, 2019
Product Updates

Runn Product Update - 7 October '19

This release includes fresh new features and updated functionality. Manage your Runn users' permissions, schedule non-billable work, view your teams' capacity and workload, and much more.

Sep 25, 2019
Product Updates

Runn Product Update - 2 September '19

Check out our new project performance report which gives you vital financial insights and visibility over what's forecast on your projects and learn about the new capabilities of our API.

Aug 25, 2019
Product Updates

Runn Product Update - 19 August '19

Want to see what we've been up to? Here's a sneak peek of the features we've been working on.

Aug 4, 2019
Project & Resource Management

Sales and Delivery. Relationship status: it’s complicated

5 essential tips to ensure seamless collaboration between your Sales and Delivery teams.

Jul 29, 2019
Product Updates

Runn Product Update - 29 July '19

This product update is all about speed and ease. Add assignments with a simple click and drag, make simple changes with the quick editor pop-up, and organise your employees into teams!

Jun 27, 2019
Product Updates

Runn Product Update - 27 June '19

Want to see what we've been working on? We have a brand-new calendar with added functionalities, you can now add custom client logos, and quickly create and plan weekly work and sprints.

Jun 17, 2019
Product Updates

Runn Product Update - 17 June '19

Potential work affecting your workload? Lots of upcoming deadlines? Want read access to all your data? We've solved all these in our latest product update.

May 27, 2019
Product Updates

Runn Product Update - 27 May '19

We've introduced several shiny new features in this update! Merge, transfer and split assignments quickly, schedule time off in bulk, and use blended or custom rates.

May 17, 2019
Project & Resource Management

Project Change - More Than Just Scope

Find out about project change and how to stay on top of it in this second part of our blog post series on project control.

May 6, 2019
Product Updates

Runn Product Update - 6 May '19

Here's a rundown of the features we've been working on. Choose your default currency, keep tabs on your people, and see so much more with our chart improvements.

Apr 16, 2019
Product Updates

Runn Product Update - 16 April '19

We sneaked in a small surprise update! It's now easier to add people and placeholders to your projects, we've added a few more questions at sign-up, and we've improved the speed of data exporting.

Apr 9, 2019
Product Updates

Runn Product Update - 9 April '19

Want to see what we've been working on? Export your Runn project data, see our People Planner's makeover, and do so much more with our Planner updates.

Mar 25, 2019
Product Updates

Runn Product Update - 25 March '19

Here's what we've just added. Estimate your team's capacity and upcoming workload, filter your projects and people planners, and forecast comfortably with fall-back role costs.

Dec 1, 2018
Project & Resource Management

Setting client expectations - 5 essential tips

One of the most important responsibilities of a project manager is to set and manage expectations. In this blog post, we share our learnings and five essential tips.

Dec 1, 2018
Project & Resource Management

How to build trust with your clients

Learn how to close the expectation gap to build more trusting and successful client relationships.

Mar 25, 2018
Project & Resource Management

Want to raise your profit margins? Take a look at your recovery rates.

Understand why recovery rates are one of the critical things you need to be measuring for a high-performance services business.