RMI Newsletter – Executing your Employee Engagement Strategy

September 2019 | Volume 5, Issue 3

Building a Scalable RM Process to Execute your Employee Engagement Strategy

Important to linking your RM process with the employee engagement process is doing so in a manner where automation enables execution at scale. This requires a collaboration of the RMO, HR and Delivery functions since all have contributing roles and processes to coordinate. Key to this step are:
  1. Creation of a well-designed skills database that identifies project allocation related criteria, including high-priority wants and skills development needs of employees
  2. Utilizing a staffing algorithm that balances these criteria with the typical efficiency criteria more commonly used e.g. skills match and availability
  3. Provisioning reporting to track how well the actual allocations are going relative to both efficiency (utilization and time to staff), project effectiveness, and employee engagement.
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Full-Cycle Resource Management: A Framework for Resource Visibility and Control

In the services industry, success relies on getting resources with the right capabilities on the right assignments and at the right margins. Effectively managing this process is critical for client satisfaction and successful project delivery. It is also extremely valuable, but difficult to maintain. 
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RMCP® Spotlight

The RMCP® Spotlight shines on Arun Gunasekaran, Manager, Resource Management at Informatica. Arun shares one of his biggest resource management challenges and if you have been working in resource management for awhile, this is going to sound very familiar.
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Resource Management Global Symposium 2019

The Resource Management Global Symposium is just a few weeks away, October 9-10 in Dallas, TX. There is still time to join your colleagues at the premier resource management event to learn both fundamentals and advanced practices in Resource Management, collaborate with industry peers, RM process experts and service automation technology providers, and innovate with the very latest in RM research, best practices and technology.  
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RMI Survey: Resource Utilization

This research will build on our prior report regarding trends and best practices in managing resource utilization in three different project-based domains – Professional/Consulting services, Enterprise/IT services, and Product Development organizations. Take the Survey Looking for results of a previous survey? From RM Processes to Skills Tracking and Management to RM Automation Tools, you can download all of our research reports from our website. Research Reports

RMCP® Program Schedule

The next classroom session is Oct. 7-9 at the Renaissance Hotel in Dallas, TX. Get RMCP® certified and attend the premier resource management conference. Registration The next instructor led online sessions are scheduled to start November 19. Online Registration If the above dates don’t work for your schedule we do have an on-demand RMCP® certification option available. On-Demand Registration
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