Resource Guru Review

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Last updated: Nov 08, 2019

Resource Guru Review

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

Starting from $2.50 per user/month

Resource Guru is a cloud-based project management and resource scheduling application designed for companies of all shapes and sizes. The solution core features include resource scheduling, resource management,...

  • Categories (4/10):

    • Asset management
    • Government Resource Planning
    • Content Management
    • CM Contract Management

Shlomi Lavi / updated: Nov 08, 2019

What is Resource Guru?

Resource Guru is a cloud-based project management and resource scheduling application designed for companies of all shapes and sizes. The solution core features include resource scheduling, resource management, reports and leave management and more. The resource scheduling module comprises of flexible bookings, team visibility and maximizing utilization among others.

It enables booking and rescheduling of resources through calendar feature with a drag-and-drop scheduling tool. The availability bar helps the user calculate the amount of free time that is available for employees, users and other resources.

The solution also helps the user highlight the specific projects and resources for picking and scanning. Resource management feature helps the user manage all their resources in a single, convenient place. It helps the user manage conference rooms, people, call lines among other resources and share it on one coordinated calendar.

The administrators can tailor their user access as per the requirements of each project. The real-time reports let the user offer the status information regarding the utilization of the resources as well as free capacity. The supported operating system(s) include Web browser (OS agnostic).

Average Rating -

The rating of Resource Guru is 4.6 stars out of 5. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review.

Typical Customers

Customers of the software include businesses of all sizes and there is also no restriction on industrial affiliation. It has found deployment in such industries as financial services, marketing and advertisement, engineering services, retail and wholesale, healthcare and hospitality, education, and others. Some major customers of the software include Cap Gemini, TBWA, and ASOS etc.

Features

Core project management features offered by the software include cross project dependencies, calendar and event management, interactive Gantt charts, recurring tasks, scheduling, and milestone management. The software features collaboration capabilities of team and group creation, instant messaging, role based permissions, social collaboration platform, task discussions, and team calendars and timelines.

Resource Guru features resource management services of allocation of resources by skill sets, cross project resource allocation, resource directory, time and cost tracking, and forecasting. Other important capabilities include custom and email notifications, SMS notifications, customizable dashboard, and customized reporting etc.

Competitors & Alternatives

The two main competitors of Resource Guru include SmartSheet and Accelo. Smartsheet is a low-cost cloud-based project management solution designed for businesses of all sizes just like Resource Guru. Resource Guru is a product of Resource which began in 2011 and is based in the United Kingdom whereas Smartsheet is a product of smartsheet.com which began in 2006 and is based in the United States.

Both Resource Guru and Smartsheet offer support online and during business hours. Resource Guru offers training via documentation, and in comparison, Smartsheet offers training via documentation, webinars, live online and in-person.

Similarly to Resource Guru, Accelo is a cloud-based project management solution designed for low-cost businesses of all sizes. Accelo is a product of Accelo which was established in 2011 in the United States whereas Resource Guru is a product of Resource which began in 2011 and is based in the United Kingdom. Both Resource Guru and Accelo offer support online and during business hours.

Resource Guru Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $2.50 per user/month. The experts at ITQlick has reviewed Resource Guru pricing and gave the software a total cost of ownership (TCO) rating of 2 out of 10. Custom price cost for your business is available upon request.

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Is it the right software for you?

Resource Guru is ideal for businesses of all sizes including the small, midsize and large enterprises. It caters to producers, resource managers, project managers, and anyone else who wants to schedule resources for projects.

Resource Guru Categories

Asset management
Government Resource Planning
Content Management
CM Contract Management
Enterprise Resource Planning
Human Resources Module
Project Management
Project Resource Management
Scheduling
Task Management

Specifications

Company:
Address: Denbigh Street, London, United Kingdom
Website:https://resourceguruapp.com/
Customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

Resource Guru Features

Basic Reports
Data Import/Export
Online Customer Support
Budget & Expense Management
Resource Management

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