People often tell us how frustrated they are at getting information on Primavera P6 from the Oracle web site. With the vast range of Oracle products and services offered, it’s easy for the Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) tools to get lost in the mix.
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve run into some goofy errors, one of which had me on the ropes for a couple of days. It turns out that certain words and certain characters can create issues that will generate some perplexing warnings at the time of integration.
At Ten Six, we are seeing a distinct shift in the way people perceive project management. No longer is project management just about getting things done on time, on scope and on budget. Stakeholders are looking to project teams to really deliver business value.
On April 21st Deltek announced the release of a new version of Cobra, Deltek Cobra version 5.1. Deltek Cobra version 5.1 boasts over 150 product enhancements and improvements based upon the feedback they have received since the initial 5.0 release. I look forward to testing Deltek Cobra 5.1 and will be publishing a full Cobra […]
One thing to look out for when building a CSV file for resource loading is the presence of trailing spaces. Nasty little things when it comes to loading your ancillary file data into Deltek Cobra. A trailing space is the invisible killer of resource calculation files; as I’ve discovered recently.
With nearly all enterprise implementations of Primavera P6 that we encounter at Ten Six Consulting, organizations have a requirement to integrate Primavera P6 with other enterprise systems. These include HR, ERP, Finance and Accounting systems, Manufacturing, etc. Here we are taking a look at the different roles both systems perform when integrating Primavera P6 with
In Part I of Project Management Tool Selection, I discussed the importance of getting the right requirements when selecting an enterprise project management tool. With so many enterprise implementations costing more than originally forecast and taking significantly longer to implement than planned, it makes sense to ensure that you’re selecting the right tool for your […]
There’s a lot of process and rigmarole involved in reporting variance as part of an Earned Value Management System (EVMS). We’ve witnessed many Control Account Managers (CAMs) trying to
One of the largest EVM events of the year, EVM World, is being held again in Naples, Florida. The conference is open between May 16-18, 2011 at the Naples Grande Hotel, Naples, Florida.
Oracle Primavera P6 Analytics is a relatively new module is still largely unexplored by the Primavera user community. So what exactly does it do? It is designed to help senior management