What’s New with the Latest Release 18.8 of Oracle Primavera EPPM P6 Web Access and Professional

Written on . By Tracy Mah

In 2016, Oracle announced a planned depreciation of Java based plugin applets. One factor for this decision was because most of the major internet web browser vendors wanted to reduce the upkeep of plugin support in their products. They eventually wanted to remove the ability to embed Flash, Silverlight, Java and other plugin-based programs in […]

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Posted in News, P6, Primavera, Web Access

Construction Projects: Failures and Remedies

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Guest Author: Vivien Goldstrong  The construction industry is one of the most important, crucial and on-going industries in the world. With the continuous increase of population, construction projects are essential for providing homes, work places, underground transportation and homes’ essential facilities (such as: water, gas, electricity, drainage, etc ). Furthermore, the construction industry holds the record […]

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Posted in Project Management

Part 3: Best Method to Import a Primavera P6 XML Project File

Written on . By Tracy Mah

This article is the last in a series of my research and testing of Oracle Primavera P6 XML exporting and importing of projects. If you haven’t read the first two blogs, please check them out: Part 1: https://www.p6consulting.ca/blog/the-advantages-of-primavera-p6-xml-exports-and-imports/ Part 2: https://www.p6consulting.ca/blog/part-2-how-to-make-the-most-of-primavera-p6-xml-exports/ We’ve learned so far that Primavera P6 XML project exports and imports have many advantages over […]

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Posted in Export/Import, P6, Primavera

Part 2: How to Make the Most of Primavera P6 XML Exports

Written on . By Tracy Mah

I recently wrote an article on the Advantages of Primavera P6 XML Exports and Imports where I pointed out quite a few advantages to using XML exports and imports over XER files. I also mentioned there were a couple problems that may discourage people from switching to XML. The two biggest shortcomings are XML files […]

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Posted in Export/Import, P6, Primavera

How to Backup or Export Primavera P6 Layouts with Filters

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A little while ago we wrote an article on how to import and export activity layouts in Primavera P6. You can read about it here https://www.p6consulting.ca/blog/quick-tip-how-to-import-and-export-layouts-in-primavera-p6/ If you’ve taken a lot of time to create some complex Filters for your Layouts, then you want to make sure your backup Primavera Layout Files (PLF) have the […]

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Posted in Layouts, P6, Primavera

Oracle Shop: How to Purchase Primavera P6 PPM and EPPM Online

Written on . By Tracy Mah

Need a little help on how to buy a Primavera P6 license? Trying to navigate Oracle’s website can be a little confusing. P6 Consulting Inc. is not an Oracle Partner reseller but we have a lot of experience and understanding the complexities of Oracle’s product line. Before you buy Primavera you need to decide if you […]

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Posted in P6, Primavera

What You Need to Know about Oracle’s Critical Patch Update (CPU) Program

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Oracle's Critical Patch Update Program

Oracle releases the latest version of your Oracle Primavera P6 product suite through My Oracle Support.  In addition, Oracle releases quarterly Critical Patch Updates (CPUs) to fix security vulnerabilities in your software product. It is important to review these patches when released to monitor your Oracle product’s security risks. To save you time and effort, Oracle […]

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Posted in Installation/Admin, Primavera

Security Updates for Oracle Primavera Product Suites: January 2017

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Oracle Primavera P6 security updates January 2017

Oracle has released its latest Critical Patch Update (CPU) on January 17th, 2017. If you’d like to learn more about CPU’s, click here. Please note that this CPU affects Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM). Oracle Primavera P6 Professional Project Management (PPM) licenses are not affected. For the most recent Critical Patch Updates, […]

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Posted in P6