Deltek Cobra’s Top Down Planning feature allows you to make very precise adjustments to the overall cost of a control account, work package or indeed an entire project, and then push that value down into the target object to change the BAC value.
When you are importing .csv or .xlsx files into Deltek Cobra to create or update ancillary files, which option should you use – Update or Overwrite? This blog is based upon a set of tests to determine the exact behavior of the Integration Wizard’s ancillary data loading capabilities
For those of us who have been using Cobra 5 and 5.1 for many years, the upgrade to Cobra 8.1 has some very appealing feature enhancements. The most welcome of these, from a ‘user interaction’ standpoint at least, is the ability to save a named view
While delivering a recent training class I discovered that Deltek had made an unannounced enhancement to the Thresholds tab in the Cobra 8.1 Codes dialog. This is an enhancement that will have all you fellow Cobra pilots smiling big time.
We recently published an article that shows you how to run a schedule diagnostic in Deltek Acumen Fuse. The Acumen Fuse tool is a one-stop shop for much of your schedule analysis during the development of a
Deltek Acumen Fuse Schedule Diagnostics Deltek’s Acumen Fuse software package offers a wide range of project analysis and diagnostic tools to help you raise the quality and effectiveness of your schedule data. In this article we will take a look at the Acumen Fuse tool and walk through the process of analyzing a schedule from […]
The following is a generic example of an EVM calendar that might be used in support of a Deltek Cobra system.
The Assignments Export/Import spreadsheet allows non-cobra users to update budget and forecast data. Cool, but what’s the catch? You do have to be careful with the format. This article talks about the dos and don’ts of spreadsheet updating.
The resources file in Deltek Cobra can be developed as a simple list or a more complex hierarchy of resources. In this Video, I’m going to walk you through some of the options for creating a hierarchy within your resource list. What you’ll learn here is how to build a resource hierarchy into your Resources ancillary
From time to time I’m asked about loading resource spread curves into Deltek Cobra from outside sources. There isn’t much documentation about this topic other than a few mentions of the basics in the otherwise very comprehensive Cobra online help system.