How to Use the Top Down Estimation Tool in Primavera P6 Professional

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Article By: Tracy Mah The Top Down Estimation Tool in Primavera P6 provides added functionality to perform high level top-down estimation for labor, non-labor units and material resources for the project. Basically if you have an idea of the total hours a resource will be working on a project, you can then allocate the proportion […]

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Posted in P6, Primavera, Scheduling

How to Sort By WBS Hierarchy

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It is very important when you are creating a Work Breakdown Structure in Primavera P6 Professional that you pay close attention to the column sort order. When you click the top of any column in P6, the table will sort either in an Ascending or Descending order alphabetically. There is a third option in the WBS […]

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Posted in Layouts, Primavera, Video Tutorials, Work Breakdown Structure

Released eCPM102 has New Instructional Videos

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eCPM102 is better than ever now that we’ve added new course manuals, instructional exercise videos, and added a 30-day trial of Primavera P6 software with our training database. That’s right, you get to use the same database as you would use in our in-class courses with no installation, additional cost, or license purchase necessary. You also […]

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How to Group and Sort By Dates

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The Group and Sort By function in Primavera P6 can be a powerful tool if you know how to layer grouping levels. You can print a layout with specific groupings as a report for your team or your managers. In this article, we will show you how to group by activity start dates within each […]

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Posted in Layouts, P6, Work Breakdown Structure

Quick Tip: Using Group and Sort By List to Find Columns Faster

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Do you ever get frustrated trying to find the right column in the Columns dialog box? It almost feels impossible when you are opening and closing a labyrinth of categories and columns to find the columns you want. In this article, we will show you how to use the Group and Sort By function to change the […]

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Working with a Colleague? Use F10 and F5 Hotkeys

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As a database-driven software, Primavera® P6 doesn’t exactly come with a “Save” button. Your Primavera P6 Client (both Professional Windows Client and Web Access Client) “communicates” with a database that stores all of the data you enter. This may have presented you with a problem – how do I “save” data on the database to […]

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Posted in Database, Primavera

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

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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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A Need for Risk Mitigation Through the Decades Point to One Thing – STOworx

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Since 1857, when asked what the most challenging thing about planning and executing industry shutdowns, turnarounds, and outages the answer is invariably risk mitigation. Whether it’s the risk associated with scope of work, budget, or timeline, or whether it’s the risk associated with social responsibility, this is for certain – without best-practices, good data, and document […]

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Posted in P6, Partners, STO Navigator

Release 16.1 of EPPM Gives P6 Web a New Look

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Oracle released the latest version of Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM), release 16.1, and has given P6 Web a facelift. As promised, Oracle is gradually removing the Java applets needed to load pages in P6 Web. This means users will not need to install or update Java plugins or wait for pages to […]

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