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.
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
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 […]
Imagine my horror as I watched my client’s Cobra production system open, with the Project list table completely bereft of the project we’d been working on for the last 7 months
For the most part, Earned Value Techniques (EVTs) on work packages are self explanatory; 50-50, 0-100, Milestone and so on. But a couple of them don’t behave as one might expect
There’s been some rumors kicking around that bulk loading of rates in Cobra 5.0 had some issues. Today I loaded a huge and complex rate CSV file that boasts over 10,000 rows. It took several days to develop the
If you’re thinking about attending the Deltek user conference this year (May 16-19, 2011) held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN, here are the registration fees.
This year’s Deltek Insight User Conference is being held on May 16-19 2011 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN. While this conference covers all of Deltek’s products, there seems to be plenty of sessions for EPM users (Cobra, wInsight, MPM, OpenPlan, WelcomRisk, WelcomHome, WelcomPortfolio and Deltek Risk+). Deltek is promising sneak peeks of […]
With increasing frequency, clients have been interested in learning how to migrate EVMS data from Deltek Cobra 4.7 to 5.0 with the lowest amount of risk. There are several things to consider before undertaking the migration. First, the best approach may depend on your current situation. If you have an in-progress program that has just […]