Resource planning is a surefire way to create the perfect project plan. Not only does it help you pindown the right resources for the right tasks and projects, but it can also help you deliver your work on time.Taking resource planning lightly can lead to numerous problems. Especially, if you’re just dragging and dropping tasks in the resource management tool, and not thinking about how it will affect your team. And we’re certain you don't want a team that feels undervalued and overworked to be working on a project that is behind schedule and over budget. That’s why you’re reading this article on how to combat it, right? So, while technology has helped us make the process of resource planning easier and more timely, there might be a few things you’re missing that destroy all your hard-earned efforts. Here we’ll go over a proper definition of resource planning. And we’ll also go through 6 ways in which ineffective resource planning can affect your project. Plus, some tips on how to turn it instead into more effective planning.