The critical path is the shortest time duration in which a project may be completed. The critical path also has zero float, which means that a delay in any activity along the critical path will result in an extension of the project schedule
In order for project managers to properly assign resources and develop workable schedules, they need to understand the difference between Duration, Effort, and Hours. Microsoft Project users often refer to these constraints as Duration, Units, and Work. Duration is the total amount of time that the task
In this article we’ll take a look at how to find that rather useful Project Summary Task option in the ribbon area of the Microsoft Project 2010 version.
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.