In an integrated Earned Value Management System (EVMS), the contract Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is the hub upon which all things depend. Some organizations new to Earned Value Management
– – UPDATED: March 2019 – – In Oracle Primavera P6, there are Hot Key commands that can save valuable time. Quite often, our customers are unaware of some of them, if not all. It’s very rewarding to see how a few simple Primavera P6 tips have such a big impact on users productivity. If […]
Are you experiencing this Deltek Cobra Integration Warning? [Warning]Resource code Engineer on activity 18.104.22.168 could not be found in structure file Explanation: This warning appears in the Deltek Cobra integration log when a resource cannot be located in the Resources file for the target project. In this case the term structure file is referring to […]
Oracle has just released the latest version of Primavera P6 8.1. This is quite a major release and addresses a common complaint from the previous release (version 8.0) and that is, the return of Administrator functions back into a stand alone client version. In addition to the Administrator functions, Security, Enterprise Project Structure, Organizational Breakdown […]
If you’re finding that the lovely list of code values you just entered for an activity or project don’t show up in the Code dialog when you attempt to assign them – here’s why.
Deltek Cobra Integration Warning [Warning]Invalid budget class ‘Budget’ for ‘2.3.3’, ID ‘3.3.3’ Explanation: Do you get this error message [Warning]Invalid budget class ‘Budget’ for ‘2.3.3’, ID ‘3.3.3’? This rather obscure warning is typically found in the Deltek Cobra integration log when a resource has been assigned incorrectly to a Control Account that has no Work […]
If you ever get a warning like the one below during a Microsoft Project or P6 to Deltek Cobra 5.0 baseline integration, don’t let it drive you crazy. There’s an easy solution, if you know where to look. The warning usually goes something like this: [Warning]Finish date for budget resource Engineer (04/25/2012) after finish date […]
Before running reports in Deltek Cobra, open and then close the project you wish to report on. Deltek Cobra will then display the last project opened in the File: field of the reporting wizard. This will save you having to keep selecting the project for every report you need to run. This Deltek Cobra tip […]
It’s always exciting when something new releases from the Deltek production team, so I was looking forward to installing and testing the latest point release of Cobra, namely version 5.1.
This warning appears for several reasons, but basically Cobra is telling you that it can’t construct the total cost of a resource assignment. It usually means there’s a problem within the rate file, but can in some less common