RMI Newsletters

The RMI eNewsletter is published four times a year (one per quarter). The newsletter provides informative insights covering all areas of resource management, a featured resource management themed article written by an RMCP®, and the Spotlight interview section that asks five questions of a different RMCP® in each publication. Archived newsletters can be found below. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter and become part of this exciting new community of resource and workforce management professionals, click this link and join the RMI today!

Building a durable process that is adaptable to changing market and business conditions is a common objective to every business process, and resource management is no exception! During our Power UP in the fall of 2021 we discussed good change management and continuous improvement best practices to help you keep your RM capabilities fresh and responsive to your business needs. Since the RMI’s start in 2016 we have also learned much about how our members are doing in implementing their RM capabilities and we are pleased to report the industry is making good progress! Read the newsletter.

2021 brought a big welcome change in many positive ways for the RMI and our members. For the discipline of Resource Management, the RMI, and its members, we continued to advance the cause and bring the latest in best practices and innovation for resource and workforce management. And while not quite there yet, we are beginning to see a post-pandemic world and getting back to interacting with other people. Fingers crossed! Read the newsletter.

RMI Connect created some tremendous opportunities to connect with industry experts, RMO leaders, technology providers and the growing community of resource managers and the service teams they support. Based on demand for the virtual event, we learned that there continues to be growing interest in how to manage resources more efficiently and effectively. Read the newsletter.

Resource management is the long pole in the tent when it comes to overall project performance and efficient utilization of human capital. And where the typical project-based service team spends three-quarters of their budget on people, being good at resource management should be job #1. Read the newsletter.

Resource management just got more complicated. The days of depending on building a stable, employee-based workforce appear to be on the decline. Read the newsletter.

This past year was certainly one to remember (or try to forget) as a global pandemic changed the landscape of just about everything we do. For the discipline of Resource Management, the RMI, and its members, we continued to advance the cause and bring the latest in best practices and innovation for resource and workforce management. Read the newsletter.

The strategic value of resource management is becoming increasingly clear, but industry adoption of what is needed to extract real value from resource management is lagging. Read the newsletter.

As resource managers, the resources we manage, as well as our management peers, will continue to work remotely making the need for good virtual management skills imperative. Read the newsletter.

A recent RMI study confirmed the growing war for talent noting that 95% of companies report finding talent is a challenge with 35% of companies reporting finding talent was difficult to very difficult. To be fair finding good people has never been easy. To adapt to these challenges, most companies have responded by adopting an ‘all in’ approach when it comes to methods used for locating talent. Read the newsletter.

It is hard to believe another year has come and gone! For the discipline of Resource Management (RM), the RMI, and its’ members, this past year was certainly one where substantive progress has been made and the stage has been set for an exciting year in 2020! Read the newsletter.

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. Read the newsletter.

The impact to every business when it comes to finding and retaining talent is undeniable and more challenging than ever. Traditional HR approaches alone are no longer enough. At this time, given the workforce situation compounded with a tight labor market, businesses are very focused on finding creative new approaches to the problem. Read the newsletter.

Registration is now open for the second annual Resource Management Global Symposium! The Symposium provides opportunities 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. Read the newsletter.