Paul Samarel, CTO, PDWare

The Fundamental Decisions of Resource Management

The Fundamental Decisions of Resource Management

Fundamental Decisions of Resource Management

Presentation Summary

Paul Samarel has 25 years of Project and Resource Management Software and Consulting experience, and has provided consulting services to over 400 companies. In this session Paul will share the top decisions that need to be made when implementing a Resource Management process. He will point out the pros and cons in the various possible choices, poll the attendees to determine which options are more popular, and share his opinions on the ones that worked the best in practice. Examples include how to deal with overhead time, how to set up an organizational breakdown structure, how many skill categories should be set up, and more



Paul Samarel has over 25 years of experience in Resource Management, Portfolio Management, and Project Management software and consulting.  As CTO of PDWare, he oversees the design and development of ResourceFirst, a top Resource Management software solution.  Over his career, Paul has provided services for over 400 companies, from custom reporting and development to software training and process consulting.  In this capacity, he has seen it all—project successes and failures; business efficiency and waste; good decisions and bad, and he is excited to once again speak at the Resource Planning Summit and share this information with you.

Paul Received a BA in applied mathematics and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.