CPM Partners with STO Navigator™

Written on . By Tracy Mah

P6 Consulting is pleased to announce our partnership with STO Navigator™ inc., Canada®. STO Navigator™ Inc. Canada is an international business that specializes in Process Availability [uptime] through effective Shutdowns Turnarounds Outages & Reliability Asset Management across Oil & Gas, Petro-Chemical, Mining, Power Generation and Off-Shore Facilities. Please join us on March 11th in Fort […]

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RECAP: Oracle Primavera P6 EPPM R8.2 Implementation Boot Camp

Written on . By Tracy Mah

In September, I had the opportunity to attend one of Oracle’s Boot Camps for Primavera P6 Web Access Implementation in Denver, CO. The Oracle University Training Center was quite impressive which was located in the Denver Tech Center area. The Boot Camp was a 5 day intensive course on how to configure Primavera P6 Web […]

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Oracle News: Oracle Buys Instantis

Written on . By Tracy Mah

Big News: Oracle has purchased Instantis, “a leading provider of cloud-based and on-premise project portfolio management (PPM) solutions.” Check out the full article.

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The Mystery of Productivity Factors (STO Navigator)

Written on . By Tracy Mah

Despite the progress in technology and the development of scheduling algorithms—essentially around scheduling software, such as MS Project® and Primavera™ P6—Productivity Factor calculations remains a mystery; as does Leveling: What is Productivity? What is Performance? Why do we apply a Productivity Factor? What Factor should we apply? How do we apply a Productivity Factor? When […]

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Using a Constraint in Primavera to Use Up Free Float

Written on . By Tracy Mah

There are times in your schedule when you need to use a constraint to delay an activity to start as late as possible without affecting any activities after it. For example, if you wanted to delay spending/costs, you will want to order the parts as late as possible. In Primavera P6, constraints are used to […]

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Posted in Primavera, Scheduling, Web Access