eResource Scheduler facilitates planning human and non-human resources on projects.
Easy and intuitive Gantt chart can be organized by resources for easy resource planning. Custom resource attributes (skills, educational qualifications, certificated etc.) are supported by our resource planning software, this helps in identifying right resource for the right project.
Once identified, resources can be easily planned on projects using simple drag n drop feature. Features like reassign, cut, copy, split make it easy to plan resources on projects.
Gantt chart of our resource planning tool can also be organized by projects to provide a good view for project managers. Every project can be assigned a unique color, so that it becomes easy to identify resource bookings against different projects.
Resources can be planned at project level and even at task level. Location can be defined at the time of planning resources on projects.
Resource requirements can be defined at project level, so that right resources can be identified accordingly and planned on projects.
Booking chart of eResource Scheduler allows creating bookings in daily, weekly and monthly views.
Utilization report shows impact of resource planning on resource utilization at all levels and highlights over and under-utilized resources.
Utilization data when viewed by resources lets user to drill down and view the source of resource utilization. When report is viewed by projects, it shows which resources have been planned on projects along with dates and planned effort.
If timesheet is being used, utilization report shows comparative view of planned effort & actual effort on resources, projects etc.
Forecasting report is an import part of our resource planning software. It compares resource capacity v/s demand from projects and highlights when there will be shortage or excess of resources.
Forecasting report can be organized by multiple options and can be viewed at different levels such as resource, role, team, office, department and facilitates formulating efficient resource hiring plans.
User can make use of powerful filters, different units and views to slice and dice data and can even export to excel for further analysis.
Scheduling chart of our cloud resource planning software has been designed from ground-up to ensure it provides all possible tools to make planning resources against projects easy, quick and efficient.
Gantt view offers visual cue on when and where resources are already committed. Information on booking bar shows the name of the project resource has been planned on and availability figures in cells show their availability for other projects.
Powerful filters and drag n drop features makes it a breeze to identify resources and plan them on projects. Once a plan is created, it can be easily modified by extending, shortening, splitting and transferring bookings.
Data can be organized by resources and projects to provide a 360 degree view; hence enabling you to plan effectively.
The ultimate objective of a cloud the tool is to maximise resource utilization and in-turn increase organization’s bottom line.
eResource Scheduler Cloud has a dedicated utilization report that accurately calculates and reports on utilization figures at any level of the organization. Users can create reporting views on the fly and can choose to view utilization report in days, weeks, months etc.
Report can also be viewed in multiple units and users can also choose to view figures in up to two different units simultaneously. Filters allow slicing the report as required and configurable graphs allows understanding data in simple but effective visual form.
The tool has powerful reporting features to show the availability of resources. This enables the resource planners to assign resources without creating any conflict.
Additionally, the reports are highly configurable and depending on your organization’s requirements, the reports can be customized by resource, team, department, role and more.
Users can make use of powerful filters to drill down and identify the required information. All reports can be also be exported to excel for further analysis.
Graphs allow easy and quick interpretation of data and facilitates management decision making.
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.
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.