What does it take to be an effective project manager? The answer may surprise you. If you’re like most, you’ll probably say skills such as leadership and negotiation. Sure, these matter. But there are three additional skills that are critical in today’s fast-paced, data-driven world. resource allocation, utilization dashboards, and reports give you the data you need to devise a plan. For example, BigTime’s “shift allocations” feature allows users to move allocated staffer hours without re-entering any data. It makes planning for the future easy.