While it might sound like the title of the classic novel, the longest path is a very useful setting in Primavera P6 Professional’s scheduling options dialog.
In this video, you will learn how to use the longest path option as a way to determine your most critical activities in the schedule. The critical path and the longest path our terms often used interchangeably in the project management world. However from a technical standpoint they are two very different ways of calculating a critical path through the network.
Watch this video to understand these differences and to see them being used for practical purposes in the evaluation of a Primavera P6 project schedule.