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10/10/2017

Silverbucket user tips for project managers

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!

10/02/2017

Silverbucket user tips for sales managers

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!

09/27/2017

Silverbucket's first customer in the UK

British Firstco has chosen Silverbucket as its project resource management software. Firstco is Silverbucket's first customer in the UK and naturally we are very pleased for our new customer in a new market area. Read more!

09/18/2017

When Excel spreadsheets fall short in resource planning

Many organisations still use Excel templates for project resourcing, which is not the best means when considering the amount of effort and work that must be put to compile an overall picture from the separate Excels. Though, Excel is an easy option to turn to when the organisation’s “official resourcing tool” gives a headache, frustrates and makes you lose your nerves. Understandably, it is easy to create your own resourcing template which you can modify accordingly and start making resource allocation plans. Why to consider getting rid of the resourcing Excel spreadsheets? Read more!

09/11/2017

Silverbucket user tips for the management

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!

09/05/2017

Few tips for the rollout of Silverbucket

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!

08/16/2017

Resourcing tool – who benefits and how?

Resourcing tool isn’t just for the project- and resourcing managers, all the people should benefit from using it. Customer will receive better results when the project run smoothly in a way that all the people are doing right things. So how do the personnel in different roles benefit from using resourcing tool? Read more!

06/27/2017

The benefits of a proactive resource allocation management

Do you think that project resource management has no impact on projects turning out well? Or do you think that project resource management has a notable impact on everything regarding projects? Not long ago I had a presentation about proactive resource allocation management. I summed up the main points to this article. Read more!

06/19/2017

Tips for tool renewal process - what to take into consideration?

I believe almost everyone has heard horror stories of never-ending IT-projects. The projects might last for months or even years and still fail. A one very common pitfall in renewing IT-systems is the misconception that every organisation has such unique needs that it is not possible to use existing tools as such. This situation occurs only in some very exceptional cases. Read more!

05/10/2017

Meet Silverbucket at the Projektverktygsdagen 2017 in Sweden!

Projektverktygsdagen will be held on Tuesday 30th of May 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. The event provides participants with interesting presentations given by project management professionals and a chance to get to know different project management tools. We are attending to the event with our Swedish partner, Sundom & Partners AB. Read more!

04/27/2017

Redirect time to more productive work and increase productivity

If you could allocate one hour more for each person in projects and to productive work, what kind of an effect would that have in the financial numbers? Just as an example, in 100-person company, you can improve productivity by 10 000 € by an extra work hour for each person. Read more!

04/13/2017

More Features to Project Portfolio Management

This article is part of series of posts related to the renewed Silverbucket launch. The series of posts will portray the biggest changes and benefits that come along with the new version. Enjoy!

The superpower of the renewed Silverbucket is combining the resource and project portfolio management, which helps you to manage the projects and portfolios better from the resourcing point of view. Read more!

04/04/2017

New resourcing and data editing features

This article is part of series of posts related to the renewed Silverbucket launch. The series of posts will portray the biggest changes and benefits that come along with the new version. Enjoy!

One of the biggest changes in Silverbucket is perfecting the resourcing and data editing features. You can make several actions in one view, which lessens the need for navigation and simplifies the resourcing features. Read more!

03/28/2017

Positive project culture as an engine for productivity

In many organizations, the most important target is to create value for the customer. Customer comes first no matter what.  The most important goal is to finish projects on time in a way that client is also satisfied. However, this may mean for example problems with efficiency, in budgets, internal project schedules, scheduling multiple projects at same time and personnel heavy workload. Read more about positive project culture!

03/21/2017

UI Innovation - Even Better Tool for the User

This article is part of series of posts related to the renewed Silverbucket launch. The series of posts will portray the biggest changes and benefits that come along with the new version. Enjoy!

The new Silverbucket does not only look good but it also offers a better user experience as its features are taken to a new level regarding intuitiveness and user-friendliness. Read more!

03/14/2017

Treats for Silverbucket’s Customers: New UI & New Features

This article is part of series of posts related to the renewed Silverbucket launch. The series of posts will portray the biggest changes and benefits that come along with the new version. Enjoy!

If you liked the previous Silverbucket version, you will fall in love with this one. The new version brings along more functions and features regarding resourcing and editing, which will make resource planning smoother and more pleasant.

02/24/2017

Silverbucket goes Sundbomdagen

Silverbucket participates in Sundbom & Partners' invitation-only event and presents its software solution for project resourcing. Sundbomdagen takes part on 13th of March 2017 in Sweden, Stockholm. The main theme of the event is digitalization which is elaborated through interesting presentations and panel. 

02/17/2017

Always hunting for resources after a successful sales deal?

Many organisations ask for a better communication between sales and production but they lack successful means to it. Sales department’s greatest interest is to do business and get deals. Winning cases means usually making promises to customers while trying to balance between the capacity of own production and being able to give attractive offers. Those promises can set unnecessary burden to the production if the resource management is not transparent and controlled.

01/13/2017

Silverbucket's eventful year 2016

Year 2016 was filled with changes and big steps in Silverbucket and the year went by fast. The outcome of the events was very fruitful and positive. One of the biggest themes was going abroad, especially to Sweden. Last year we gained our first international customers abroad (Sweden, USA and Estonia). 

01/04/2017

Fennobiz taking Silverbucket to the Swiss market

Today, Silverbucket Oy of Finland and Fennobiz GmbH, the Swiss sales and marketing company specialising in helping Nordic hi-tech companies to enter the Western European markets, announced they have signed an agency agreement.

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