This is a comprehensive guide to the Resource Utilization tool by Progressus. This intuitive solution is designed to streamline the complex nature of project management, enabling your business to run more efficiently and effectively. In this guide, we’ll provide an overview of the Power BI Gantt Chart and Resource Planning Tool, outlining key features, benefits, and real-world applications.

Overview and Purpose

Power BI is a cutting-edge tool designed to help you manage project progression, resource allocation, scheduling and prioritization. Completely customizable to your unique business, Power BI enables you to better understand your resource capabilities and empowers you to implement more effective strategies to streamline operations.

Power BI is part of the broader Progressus suite of Advanced Products, which are designed to cater to the complex requirements of project-centric organizations. Its purpose is to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of project resource planning.

Key Features

Power BI is feature-rich and offers flexibility to cater to diverse business needs. Here are some of its prominent features:

  1. Resource Planning: Plan and adjust project resources based on data about your project. Quickly view project progress, personnel assignments, and all resources assigned to your project on the interactive Resource Board.
  2. Resource Groups: Assign project resources to specific resource groups relevant to your business, aiding in more precise project management and accurate resource allocation.
  3. Prioritizing Tasks: With access to a personal Resource Board, project members can view assigned tasks and prioritize them based on importance.
  4. Applying Filters: Filter the Resource Board by department, skill, or qualifications needed for a specific project.
  5. Workload Distribution: Utilize the split assign feature to distribute workload evenly among your team. Plan future resource needs by utilizing the monthly calendar view.


The Power BI Gannt Chart and Resource Planning tool brings multiple benefits to businesses. These include:

  1. Enhanced Efficiency: With intuitive drag-and-drop features, team members can quickly manage their own time, and team leads can more effectively prioritize project resources.
  2. Improved Accuracy: The system automatically adjusts resource allocations based on your unique business requirements, so you can plan out your projects more accurately.
  3. More Effective Management:  With workloads distributed fairly and project members in control of their tasks, project planning and management becomes more effective.
  4. Better Forecasting: Robust project reporting and analysis is a click away, empowering your business to more accurately forecast project resources.

Use Case

Consider a business with multiple ongoing projects, each with numerous resources assigned. Keeping track of these complex details on a static Gantt chart can be a tedious and time-consuming task. With Power BI from Progressus, the business can make personnel assignments seamless and optimize project management much more efficiently. This results in accurate project budgets, distributed workloads, flexible project planning, and ultimately, more informed decision-making and enhanced efficiency.

Final Thoughts

Power BI by Progressus offers a powerful, streamlined solution to optimize project management. We are confident that it will transform your business operations, delivering improved efficiency, accuracy, and management. For further details or to schedule a demo, please get in touch with our team.