In this video, learn about using cutout shapes, which are color coded by resource, and how to use Trello to drag tasks between people and months. Learn how this applies to agile KanBan, and the different pros and cons of keeping it simple.
- If you only have a small number…of relatively simple projects…and you're also pretty busy with your day job,…you might not want the hassle of setting up a computerized…resource planning system.…You probably just want something quick and easy…that gives you a rough idea of what's going on.…Bearing in mind that things will probably change anyway,…you just want to know approximately…can you do the projects that you want to,…but you still need to know when you'll be needing the people…and the other key resources for each project…so you can make sure that they don't collide…all at the same time.…
So, if you only have two or three…or maybe four resource types,…then you could use color coding…as a way to see all of the three dimensions…of the cube of resources, projects, and time.…Take a look at these laminated shapes that I made.…You can see that the colors, red, blue, and green,…show the three resource groups that are all in short supply…and so I can see the project, the resources,…and the time along the horizontal axis.…
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- What is program management?
- Planning from the bottom up vs. top down
- Resource planning
- Managing projects, resources, and time
- Getting the staff you need
- Self-organizing teams