Resource Scheduling & Resource Management Software Features

Powerful & Easy to Use Resource Scheduling Software
On-Premises Version Cloud Version
Scheduling-Chart - Desktop Version

Resource Allocation With Gantt View

Booking chart’s Gantt chart view provides bird’s eye view of resource schedules along with their availability and utilization. It shows when and where resources are scheduled and when are the available for project work.

Scheduling chart has powerful filters that facilitates identifying right resources that are qualified and available from a large pool of resources for scheduling on projects.

Drag & drop scheduling makes creating and modifying schedules a breeze. Bookings can be easily extended, shortened or transferred at a click of a button.

Timesheet Report - Desktop Version

Timesheet For Actuals

Timesheet allows capturing actual time spent by resources on different projects and facilitates reporting on planned vs actuals and also on actual resource cost, revenue and profit on different projects.

Apart from manual entry, timesheet can be imported using an excel template or can be filled directly from bookings. These options make it easy to enter time entries. Timesheet approval method can be configured to ‘Automatic’ or ‘Manual’ for every individual resources as per requirement.

Comments can be added, even made mandatory against every time entry to ensure accurate information is captured about time spent on projects.

Utilization Report   Desktop-Version

Resource Utilization Report

Utilization report is a 2 in 1 report that provides resource utilization and availability data at different levels (organization, resource, team, office, project etc.). It facilitates load balancing by identifying under & over utilized resources across organization.

There are several formats to choose from and report can be viewed in multiple units (Hours, %, FTE, Standard Days) and views (Daily, Weekly, Monthly etc.). Graphs make it easy to analyse data.

Planned and actual utilization or availability can be viewed side by side for easy comparison and analysis. Data is colour coded for easy identification of important information.

Gap Report   Desktop-Version

Gap Report for Resource Planning

Resource Gap report compares resource requirements and allocations and highlights resource shortages and excess at different levels within a project. It helps in ensuring that project is adequately staffed at all times.

Gap report is color coded (configurable) and thus helps in identifying resource shortage and excess at different levels of project. This gives a simple but obvious visual clue of resource imbalance.

Gap report can be organized by different formats and can be viewed in multiple units (Std Days, Hours and FTE) and views (Days, Weeks, Months etc.) to get a complete picture of resource assignment and shortages on projects.

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Financial Report

Financial report shows financial aspect of scheduling resources on different projects and its impact on organization’s bottom line. It reports on planned & actual resource cost, revenue and profit at organizational, project and other levels.

Resource as well as Non-Resource Cost and Revenue figures are reported at Project and other levels (Resource, Team, Manager, Office etc.). This provides a complete financial overview and impact of scheduling resources.

Financial report provides details of actual as well as planned cost and revenue. This data can be viewed in different views (daily, weekly, monthly etc.) and can be organized by different options for better understanding and analysis.

Resource Forecasting-Report Desktop-Version

Forecasting Report for Resource Planning

Forecasting report is a high level report that compares resource capacity vs demand and highlights when and where resource shortage or excess will occur. Color coding helps in easily identifying resources shortages.

With the help of information provided in forecasting report, organizations prepare accurate hiring plans to ensure that resources with right skills are staffed and available according to short, medium and long term project requirements.

Forecasting report can be organized by different formats and can be viewed in different units (Std Days, Hours and FTE) and views (Days, Weeks, Months etc.) for in depth analysis of what type of resources are required and in which office / location .

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Cost & Revenue Screen

Cost and Revenue screen allows users to add project cost / expense and revenue against different custom defined categories. This data is included in financial reports to provide complete picture of project financials.

Custom cost and revenue categories can be defined to allow proper capturing of every possible project expense and revenue.

Cost and revenue data can be easily filtered using different parameters and can be viewed by projects – categories OR categories – projects.

Resource Screen Desktop-Version

Resource Screen

Resource screen lists all the resources of organization on one screen and allows adding / importing more resources and editing / maintaining profiles of existing resources. This facilitates accurate profiling of resources which leads to identifying and scheduling right resources on projects.

Apart from basic information, administrators can define custom attributes to capture all required information about resources such as Skills, Certificates, Education, Experience etc. This facilitates accurate profiling of resources.

Users can easily filter and identify resources using custom attributes (E.g. Skills, Language etc.) and standard groupings (Role, Team, Office, Manager etc.) and can organize results by different options for better management and ease of use.

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Project Screen

Project Screen lists all projects on one screen and allows adding / importing more projects in the system. Users can capture all project information using basic & configurable fields. Projects can be defined ‘Billable’ with project level billing rate and notes sections help in capturing text information.

Project managers can submit what type of resources are required on project along with required role, effort and dates. This information is used for scheduling resources and generating Gap report.

Tasks can be added manually or can be imported from MS Project file. Tasks help in scheduling resources at task level and also in organizing scheduling data and reports by Project – Task. This helps in scheduling resources in detail.

Dashboard  Cloud-Version

Amazing Dashboard - A great resource management tool

eResource Scheduler Cloud has introduced an amazingly informative and easy to understand dashboard.

Dashboard has several widgets that provide summary of important information such as resource count, project count, count by role, resource utilisation, resource availability, resource capacity, utilisation by roles etc.

Widgets in our resource management software can be configured as per required date range and units to show data according to user preference and widgets provide easy to interpret numerical and graphical presentation of data that conveys important information in a glance.

New widgets are being added regularly to provide all possible summary reporting options.

Scheduling Chart   Cloud-Version

Resource Scheduling Chart

We have designed scheduling chart from ground-up to make it powerful yet easy to understand and easy to work with. Gantt chart view provides accurate information about existing assignments on projects and day to day availability figures.

Our cloud based resource scheduling software has powerful and configurable filters that allow user to identify right resources based on role, skills, experience or any other criteria & information that has been captured in resource profile.

Once identified, resources can be scheduled by a simple drag n drop feature. Bookings can be extended, shortened, copied & pasted, split and transferred easily and users can change and create views on the fly, so that scheduling data can be viewed by resources, project, role or any other option that users require.

Utilization Report   Primary Role   Resource  Cloud-Version

Resource Utilization Report

Our cloud based resource planning software boasts of highly configurable and informative utilisation report.

Utilization report can be viewed in different views such as days, weeks, months and can be organised by resources, projects, teams, offices etc. New views can be created on the fly to provide different perspective and understanding of utilisation data.

Configurable color coding helps in quickly identifying over and under utilised resources. Data can be filtered using one or more criteria and can be viewed in upto 2 units simultaneously.

Simple layout, powerful features and ability to view utilisation data in numerical and graphical form makes this report vital in management decision making and facilitates maximising resource utilisation at all levels of the organisation.

Availability Report   Primary Role   Resource Cloud-Version

Resource Availability Report

eResource Scheduler cloud has a dedicated availability report that reports on availability data at all levels of the organization i.e. resource, roles, teams, managers, departments, offices, regions and even at organisation level.

Configurable color coding facilitates quick identification of resources based on different levels of availability in defined date range. Availability data can be filtered using one or more criteria and can be viewed in upto 2 units simultaneously.

Our resource allocation software allows users to create new views to provide different perspective and understanding of data and report can be viewed in different formats such as days, weeks, months and can be organised by multiple options.

Simple layout, powerful features and ability to view availability data in numerical and graphical form makes this report vital in taking decisions related to workforce management.

Resource Screen   Role Cloud-Version

Resource Information

eRS Cloud is a highly configurable resource management tool. It boasts of easily configurable fields of different types that can be added by administrator. Configurable fields can be used in resource form as required and allows capturing all possible data of resources. Example: Certificates, skills, education qualification, experience, preferences or anything else.

Captured data is ultimately used in filtering resources and identifying the right resource for projects.

Resource screen lists all active and archived resources along with photo (optional) and allows filtering and organising them by role, team, manager, department, office or any other grouping.

Flexible access rights ensure that every user only has access to information of resources that they are authorised for.

Project Screen Cloud-Version

Project Information

eRS Cloud allows capturing all possible project information with the help of configurable fields that can be easily added by administrator by click of few buttons.

Project information captured in our resource planning tool can be used to filter projects, organise project list as required and also for filtering and organizing scheduling data.

Flexible access rights ensure that every user only has access to information of projects that they are authorised for.

Q. Are on-premise version and cloud version part of same software?

No, on-premise version and cloud version are two separate software.

Cloud version is offered as Saas product and on-premise version is offered as licensed product.

Q. Different terminology is being used to describe software, why?

Our two software are ‘eResource Scheduler Cloud’ and ‘eResource Scheduler On-Premise’.

These are both resource scheduling software but are also referred as resource management software, resource planning software and resource allocation software.

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