With the advent of Microsoft Project 2010, a new capability was introduced that allows you to select whether or not a particular task will be calculated as part of the critical path.
Since the release of Microsoft Project 2010 turned we 2007 users back into instant armatures, it seems only fair that we should try and help each-other out with a few tips for the common question “where the heck did that go?”. In this case – where the heck did the Split option go?
It seems that some of the known issues with the Microsoft Project import capabilities of Primavera P6 are driving some creative solutions out in the field.
The Import feature in Primavera P6 Professional that loads Microsoft Project schedules from an XML file works very well. Unfortunately the same cannot be said of the Export to Microsoft Project feature for version R8.2 – R8.3.2. However the good news is that Oracle Primavera have evidently fixed this problem in the October 2014 release of P6 R8.4.
The Microsoft Project Conference is certainly one of those annual events that’s in most folks calendars who use Microsoft Project. The next Conference is being held in Anaheim, California on February 2nd-5th 2014. With such a huge user base, Microsoft Project Conferences
In the past month, we’ve encountered a strange problem when importing or exporting XML files using Primavera P6 EPPM. If you’ve had a similar problem importing or exporting a Primavera XML or Microsoft Project XML file into Primavera P6 EPPM and it seems to get stuck, then the solution below may help. What seems to […]
We’ve had some great feedback from our recent blog Creating LOE Tasks in Microsoft Project. Of particular value were some comments from Steve Devaux, Instructor in Project Management at Suffolk University.
This article looks at a lesser-known and tricky to find feature of Microsoft project that allows you to create a Level of Effort task. Level of Effort (LOE) tasks are often required in a critical path network to represent ongoing work that doesn’t typically represent a specific deliverable.
Often folks are asking about the differences between Microsoft Project and Oracle Primavera P6. While coming up with a definitive list is more than challenging, below highlights some of the major features
As Deltek is no longer continuing to develop Risk+, there are many users out there that will be looking to consider other Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA) tools. If you are a Microsoft Project user and need to consider an alternative to Risk+, then the folks at Barbecana have an offer for you.