Baselines are important as schedule progress is measured against the baseline. When measuring progress, schedulers will want to pay particular attention to the critical path. It may also be helpful display a baseline
Do you want to monitor a task that can take place during a date range, i.e. during a window of opportunity? If so, you should take a look at the secondary constraint feature in Primavera P6 Professional
In resource constrained projects the end date of the schedule is driven by the availability and assignment of resources. Level these resource constrained projects manually to achieve the tightest schedule possible. Here’s a look at a few different ways
One of the beauties of the Gantt chart is that it allows you to visually see the progress of your schedule. However, to measure progress you need some ruler to measure your progress against. Schedule baselines are this ruler
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) Release 16.1 has a systematic approach to describing and assigning activity labor, equipment, and material resources. What if the activity labor, equipment, and material costs are
Primavera P6 Professional has long had capabilities to produce some pretty decent stacked resource histograms. That being said, many folks aren’t aware they are there or have not had time to explore the capabilities they offer. This article quickly shows you how to create a stacked histogram using some simple steps.
If you set the calendar for relationship lag to the 24 Hour calendar you may find in certain instances that your critical path becomes discontinuous or disjointed. To avoid this situation you can adjust your definition of critical activities
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
How often have you heard the questions “How does scenario 1 compare to scenario 2?” or “What’s the effect on float between different scenarios?” Simple questions I am sure you will all agree with me, but how can you view project data easily and visually compare project schedule data of
What do the options in the Resource Assignments section of the Calculation tab in the User Preferences dialog do?
From time to time I get asked about this setting in Primavera P6 Professional and what impact it’s having on a schedule.