Sweco: ”A whole different way to manage resources”

According to Timo Pekkinen, Sweco’s technology director, Silverbucket offers a whole different way to manage resourcing situation. Silverbucket has therefore made a remarkably positive impact to Sweco’s work and operating methods.

Bilot: Predictability and transparency for project management

Bilot chose Silverbucket to increase their predictability and transparency in their projects.

Firstco - A Better Visibility of Resourcing Allocations

As Firstco has grown, so has the importance of managing more and more resources across an increasing number of projects.

Articles, news and case stories

Use cases for Soft booking

12/18/2018

In Silverbucket it is possible to make two different kind of allocations: confirmed and tentative. Read when tentative allocations are useful. 

How to utilize different absence features in Silverbucket?

03/27/2018

In Silverbucket you have few ways to manage different kinds of “absences”, such as part-time work, holidays or other leaves. The essential question is that should the absence decrease an employee’s capacity or not. Read more how to manage absences in Silverbucket!

Product Manager’s Greetings 2018-H1

02/23/2018

What new features to expect during Silverbucket’s first half-year in 2018? The big development themes are skill management, different work load types (“soft” and “hard”) and some finishing touches of the new UI. In addition, we are developing our own processes continuously and one visible process change will be a more frequent Silverbucket update cycle (appr. once a month). Read more!

How to use different project categorizing means in Silverbucket?

02/12/2018

Do you have loads of projects and you wish to have some means for categorizing them? In Silverbucket there are three ways to categorize projects: portfolio, project tag and category. Read more!

Silverbucket user tips for project members

11/28/2017

The last post of "Silverbucket user tips" is for project members and basic users. As project members often have basic user rights, they can see their own projects and workloads which can be very useful and interesting piece of information for them. Read more!

Silverbucket user tips for resource managers and team leaders

11/14/2017

Here are some Silverbucket user tips for resource managers and team leaders who are especially interested in the efficient use of the resource capacity and in the availability of the right resources. Read more!

Demos Helsinki: ”A weekly gathering to boost learning and motivation”

10/24/2017

Demos Helsinki chose in spring 2017 Silverbucket as its project resource management and hour tracking system. We have heard that they have created a successful concept to motivate, commit and brief their employees to use Silverbucket. They call the concept “Bucket Club” and we asked Demos Helsinki to tell a bit more about it. Read the whole article!

Silverbucket user tips for project managers

10/10/2017

Silverbucket offers a versatile and easy-to-use tool for project managers as well who are familiar with changing of plans and monitoring the budget. Project manager can easily create a resource plan or continue from a plan that has been already made by e.g. sales managers. Read more!

Silverbucket user tips for sales managers

10/02/2017

Silverbucket can be utilized also in sales, especially in the bidding process. The sales people can create initial resource plans and budgets for projects that they can use as a base for their offers. Read more!

Silverbucket user tips for the management

09/11/2017

Silverbucket is useful for many counterparts and we will present in this series of posts few examples on how different people within the company can utilize the same tool from the resource management point of view. In this first article, we will focus on the management and how they benefit from Silverbucket and real-time resourcing data. Read more!

Few tips for the rollout of Silverbucket

09/05/2017

When acquiring a new tool, the benefits and advantages of a new software are not necessary the only factors that might interest the buyer. It might also be interesting to know how the new tool will be implemented to be part of the project management routine. Or maybe you have already made the purchase decision and you are wondering how to execute the rollout. Read the tips for Silverbucket rollout!

Developing project processes through a software

11/14/2016

Change is something that should be noted in business and it touches – or it should touch all the parts of a company. One shouldn’t be afraid of change but be brave and explore what kind of opportunities it can bring along. Understandably, from the viewpoint of process development, change can sound overwhelming. However, executed in the right way change can be rewarding. 

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