Updating Activities in Primavera P6

by TheP6Pro

A common request that we receive is from folks wanting to understand how to update work progress using the update features in Primavera P6 Professional. This article describes the major steps to updating your schedule based upon the progress of your..


Using Physical and Duration Percent Complete Types In Primavera P6

by Ten Six

If you are looking for a quick way to update the progress of work on your Primavera P6 schedule or you want to describe the progress of work that has a non-uniform production rate, then you should become familiar with the different Percent Complete Types..


Free Schedule Assessment

by Ten Six

The Ten Six ‘Pulse Check Schedule Assessment’ looks at 10 key schedule health metrics and provides initial analysis around the results. The metrics are focused on areas that have proven to be weak spots in schedule health over time and represent areas..


What Do You Do About Out Of Sequence Activities?

by Ten Six

An out of sequence activity is an activity that is worked in an order other than how it was originally planned. When you build a schedule with relationships, you’re not only doing so to enable the tool you’re using to..


5 Things You Can Do Today To Make Risk Management Successful

by Ten Six

Despite all the planning, deep thought and assumptions you put into a project plan chances are there is still risk of not meeting your goals once you move beyond planning and get into execution…“Stuff” happens…


Microsoft Project: Displaying the Total Float (Slack) of Tasks on the Gantt Chart

by Ten Six

To better understand the total float of tasks in your schedule, it’s often very useful to display these on the Gantt chart. A Gantt chart view of total slack may complement or even provide more insight than a tabulated list of values…


How Do You Do Cross Project Reporting In Deltek Cobra

by TheCobraGuy

Deltek Cobra has the ability to define a “Master Project” that acts essentially like a container to which you can allocate multiple projects. This feature gives you the ability to report across projects, as well as perform other functions, which can be..


Tracking Costs in Primavera P6

by TheP6Pro

Do you know how to track schedule costs in Primavera P6? Most of us are familiar with the process of updating and tracking schedule activity progress from a time standpoint, but what about the cost of those activities? Well, Primavera P6 has..


5 Personalities You’ll Meet On An EPM Implementation

by Ten Six

An enterprise project management implementation means big changes for a company. You might not have had a Project Management Office before. Even if you did, it may not have had such far-reaching..


Primavera P6 Downloads

by Ten Six

We’ve posted over the past few years some really handy eBooks, guides, desktop aides, tips, and step-by-step instructions related to Primavera P6. Here we’ve consolidated some of the most popular downloads..