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
If you’re using Oracle’s Primavera P6 enterprise project management tool suite and are like most other organizations, you probably have a large resource pool. You’ll also find that assigning resources from that pool to your project can be time consuming, as scrolling
Today, I finally got my finger out, and learned how to code a couple of simple macros that have saved me (and therefore my customer) hours
Many companies attempt to implement measurement of performance processes, find they have problems with the information they collect. There are many reasons for this but all of them have the same
Clients soften ask us to give an overview of Oracle’s Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) product range and explain what all the different modules do. Because Primavera P6 can scale from a single user to the largest of enterprise implementations, it’s easy to understand the confusion.
There are times when clients are trying to import XER files from newer versions of Primavera P6 and encounter difficulties. Whether it’s a project file coming in from a sub-contractor or customer it’s not uncommon to get an error similar to this “A Version 6.2 XER cannot be Imported”. Of course this refers to the […]
Deltek Cobra – Error updating RTD file: Sometimes you get one of those errors that you’ve never seen before and for all manner of reasons, the cause takes all day to track down. Try this one for size: [Error]Error updating RTD file:|Error: Connectivity error: [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Cannot insert duplicate key row in object […]