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.
A new feature in Deltek Cobra 8.1 allows you to load actual costs into your projects from a database table. This article takes a closer look at this marvelous new capability; one that I think will prove popular among my fellow Cobra heads.
Deltek’s Acumen Fuse is a tool that complements your existing scheduling and Earned Value Management tools. Acumen Fuse provides advanced analytics and project intelligence, which can quickly highlight improvements to your
Did you know you can slip a planned project in Deltek Cobra to a new start date? This neat feature allows you to tell Deltek Cobra the new start date and shift the entire project to the new starting date.
Video: When you need to learn a new software platform, particularly a sophisticated system like Deltek Cobra, where do you start? Because Deltek Cobra is an earned value management application (EVM), you do of course need to have a good grasp of EVM concepts
During a recent engagement I was challenged to come up with a way to map specific resource assignments to a specific budget cost class in Deltek Cobra. The reason for this was that on this particular project the same resource could
As we say goodbye to 2016, we get to greet a new version of Deltek Cobra for the new year as Deltek release Cobra version 8.1. This new release builds on all the great things that Deltek did when they released the first Cobra 8 back in
One of the issues with the integration of Primavera P6 and Deltek Cobra is how to best use the integration to update the Cobra WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) code file with the P6 WBS. It’s an easy way to keep the WBS code file up to date in Cobra
When reviewing an Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) there are certain things I look for that can alert you to changes in the status of your project or highlight data integrity issues. The following list ranges from finding data