FREE DOWNLOAD – Building Dashboards E-Book

Written on . By Tracy Mah

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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Posted in Free Resources, P6, Web Access

8 Free Layouts for Earned Value Analysis

Written on . By Tracy Mah

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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Posted in Export/Import, Free Resources, Layouts, P6

FREE DOWNLOAD – Earned Value Cheat Sheet

Written on . By Tracy Mah

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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Posted in Earned Value, Free Resources, P6

Q & A: “How Do You Know When to Use a Constraint or Lag?”

Written on . By Tracy Mah

QUESTION “P6 lets me add constraints and lags to activity relationships. How do you know when to use a constraint or lag on an activity and which one is best for each situation?” ANSWER This question seems to be a favourite in our P6 training courses. Not all relationships are the same when it comes […]

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Posted in P6, Scheduling

Quick Guide: Setting-Up Issue Navigator at Start-Up

Written on . By Tracy Mah

Watching for project issues is not always the first thing a project manager does when logging in to Primavera P6. In fact, many forget to use the Project Issues window in P6 all together. Instead of letting issues creep up in projects, Primavera P6 has a setting called the Issue Navigator that that notifies you […]

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Posted in Issues & Risks, P6

What You Need to Know About Trace Logic: Solid Versus Dotted Relationship Lines

Written on . By Tracy Mah

Many of you already know what Trace Logic is without needing to be told. It is the process of working through (“tracing”) predecessor and successor relationships through the project schedule. Primavera P6 makes this process fast by using the Trace Logic feature. Similar to the Activity Network diagram, Trace Logic displays activities in boxes and […]

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Posted in P6, Scheduling

The Benefits of a Database Driven Project Management Solution

Written on . By Tracy Mah

There are more and more project management tools becoming available as online services or as software packages. They offer the same service as each other – to plan and manage your project with ease. You may be wondering why you would choose Primavera P6 over other project management tools for scheduling your projects. It is because […]

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Posted in Database, Project Management

STO Excellence Conference – BUY 2, GET 1 FREE TEAM DISCOUNT

Written on . By Tracy Mah

The STO Excellence North America conference is coming up quickly! Co-presented by STO Navigator, the STO Excellence North America conference will bring STO experts from around the world to discuss the 4 P’s of STO – People, Planning, Process and Performance. Topics covered during the event include: Logistics Planning and Management for STO Long Range […]

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Posted in News, STO Navigator