What is a Resource in Project Management?
A resource is a necessary asset whose main role is to help carry out a certain task or project. A resource can be a person, a team, a tool, finances, and time. Most projects require many different resources in order to be completed. Resources should be assessed and allocated before a project begins. Poor resource planning can result in running out of resources midway through a project, delaying deadlines, and delivery of the final product or service.