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03/30/15

Primavera P6’s Systematic Approach to Displaying Gantt Chart Bars

by TheP6Pro

If you’ve ever created a bar in Primavera P6 and had difficulty displaying it on your Gantt chart the problem may be in where your bar is located in the list or stack of bars…

03/27/15

Defining Task Relationships In Microsoft Project

by Ten Six

If you are not familiar with the process of defining relationships between tasks in Microsoft Project, the following may be of help. These examples are shown using Microsoft Project 2013, however these steps are the same in most recent versions..

03/25/15

New Cloud Services Accelerators for Primavera

by Ten Six

Oracle announced today three new Cloud Services Accelerators for Primavera. The new accelerators focus on the needs of the Financial Services industry, Public Sector and Engineering and Construction Industries. They are designed to get..

03/25/15

Primavera P6 – Displaying Total Float of Activities on the Gantt Chart

by TheP6Pro

It’s not uncommon that you have to consider options for delaying activities to move resources to, possibly, “crash” a critical path activity. Most likely, this request would come as a result..

03/23/15

Reading Books to Earn PMI PDUs

by Ten Six

One of the less expensive ways to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) is by reading books. Currently, every three years, you are required to earn 60 PDUs. Apart from taking formal training classes, you also can attend..

03/20/15

Inserting Gantt Chart Gridlines in Primavera P6

by TheP6Pro

We had a call from someone who had become frustrated with trying to change the Primavera P6 Gantt chart gridlines for printout. If you didn’t know, the Gridlines toggle in the print page setup dialog only..

03/18/15

Updating Schedule Progress in Microsoft Project 2013

by Ten Six

Knowing how to update your schedule in Microsoft Project is essential to accurately tracking your schedule progress. Here we look at the major steps to updating your Microsoft Project 2013 schedule based upon the progress..

03/16/15

Reporting Schedule Progress in Primavera P6

by TheP6Pro

Creating a schedule update report for program sponsors or customers that they are happy with is not always an easy task. What do you provide them? Would a progressed Gantt chart be sufficient? Or how about..

03/13/15

Deltek Cobra Feature Enhancement Wish List

by TheCobraGuy

This article looks at a couple of shortcomings in the Deltek Cobra interface that, if solved, would make a lot of users very happy indeed. They may seem a little trivial on the surface, but evidently I’m not alone in my frustration. So for what it’s worth, here’s..

03/11/15

4 Career Paths For PMO Professionals

by Ten Six

Let’s get one thing straight: the Project Management Office is not a dead end job. If you’ve heard that myth, then put it to one side now! PMOs are consistently gaining credibility in their organizations and they focus on maintaining standards and maximizing economies..