Free 30-Day Trial of P6 Included in Every Training Course

Written on . By Tracy Mah

We are very excited to announce that every student registered in one of our Primavera P6 training courses will receive a free 30-day trial of Oracle Primavera P6 Professional (Windows) Client and Web Client. After completing an in-class, virtual, or online training course, students can practice the lessons, exercises, and case studies from their course […]

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FREE DOWNLOAD – Building Dashboards E-Book

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As technologies became more sophisticated, so did client’s requests for all-in-one software solutions. Oracle responded to this request with the addition of portfolios and dashboards in Primavera EPPM release 8.0. Although they were available in previous versions, it wasn’t until release 8.0 that portfolios and dashboards became truly functional. Since that release, Oracle has improved […]

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8 Free Layouts for Earned Value Analysis

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Since we posted a free Earned Value Cheat Sheet to download this week, we’re following up by providing you with earned value layouts that you can quickly import into your Primavera P6 database. We decided to set-up the layouts by separating the cost and labor unit columns for each calculation. You’ll notice that the layouts […]

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FREE DOWNLOAD – Earned Value Cheat Sheet

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Earned Value is consistently monitored during a project to check that the schedule, costs, and resources are meeting baseline or budgeted amounts. For example, you might want to assess how efficiently funds are being used. For every $1 spent, the project is receiving $X worth of work. You would want to use the Cost Performance […]

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Hard and Soft Constraint Indicators in Web Access

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Constraints in P6 are used to control and adjust the schedule to meet real world requirements. You can use constraints to control the entire project (Project Constraints) or individual activities (Activity Constraints). Constraints can also be categorized as hard or soft. Hard Constraints are used to reflect real dates that must be met in the […]

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P6 SDK Import Tools

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Here are some useful P6 SDK import excel tools for those who are considering to install this feature with their P6 client. These tools will help speed up the project creation process by helping you mass import/export data for your WBS, EPS, project details, and activities. The native import/export features in P6 typically do not […]

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Posted in Database, Export/Import, Free Resources, P6, Primavera

The P6 EPPM Architecture: Simplified

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One of the first decisions to be made with P6 is how it will be set-up. Unlike most software, this one will not be the most intuitive. There are also different ways and combinations to deploy P6, but it will all depend on the business needs – both short term and long term. Project managers […]

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Posted in Free Resources, Installation/Admin, P6, Primavera

STO eBook Series – Reliability Asset Management: Business Needs

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Dear Subscriber, We are pleased to present to you the first of a series of eBooks related to Shutdowns, Turnarounds and Outages for the manufacturing industry, sharing best practices and lessons-learned to help you improve your STO project performance. Over the years, I’ve accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience through lessons-learned across a wide […]

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Dynamic Scheduling Methodology (DSM) with Primavera P6

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Just recently, our partner/STO specialist, Ej (Ted) Lister of STONavigator, developed a whitepaper on Dynamic Scheduling Methodology for Primavera P6. Ted discusses the context of DSM and key benefits, highlighting from his own extensive knowledge and experience of the industries he has worked in. In this paper, Ted also explains the 3 Principles of a […]

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