Primavera Tips & Tricks

Conquer Knowledge-Driven Planning – Primavera Tips & Tricks: Tip 59

By |2018-09-26T11:03:42+10:00September 20th, 2018|Primavera Tips & Tricks|

In this edition of the PrescienceAdvantage® Tips & Tricks, our friends from BASIS are back to discuss how to create more realistic plans and explain how BASIS integrates with other scheduling tools, including Oracle Primavera P6. BASIS creator, Dr Dan Patterson, will introduce the concept of Knowledge-Driven Planning and explain how

Introducing: BASIS Knowledge-Driven Planning – Primavera Tips & Tricks: Tip 58

By |2018-10-04T09:30:16+10:00August 4th, 2018|Primavera Tips & Tricks|

In this edition of PrescienceAdvantage® Tips and Tricks, we’ve invited our friends from BASIS Planning to share with you their new knowledge-driven planning tool, BASIS, designed to help build more accurate plans, faster. This topic will be a two part series introducing this revolutionary software to our readers and the benefits of using it

Five Time-Saving Primavera P6 Tips – Primavera Tips & Tricks: Tip 57

By |2018-08-01T14:11:07+10:00August 1st, 2018|Primavera Tips & Tricks|

Wondering how to use Primavera P6 more efficiently? We've compiled some of our favourite time-saving tips that web believe will benefit all our support clients and P6 schedulers by improving their productivity and saving time. Note: These tips are relevant for Primavera P6 R8.x onwards. Fill Down A great P6 time-saving function is the

Understanding P6 Calendars – Primavera Tips & Tricks: Tip 56

By |2018-07-12T10:17:51+10:00December 11th, 2017|Primavera Tips & Tricks|

Understanding how calendars are defined in Oracle Primavera P6 is an important factor in maintaining the duration and date integrity of projects. Problems with project activity dates and durations can occur when a different calendar is assigned to an existing activity. An example of this could be changing from an 8-hour day to a

What’s New In Deltek Acumen? – Primavera Tips & Tricks: Tip 55

By |2018-03-08T12:24:46+10:00August 29th, 2017|Primavera Tips & Tricks, Technology News|

A sound schedule is the key to a successful project. Many of our clients use Deltek Acumen to quickly diagnose and resolve project schedule shortcomings, reduce risk exposure, accelerate and align schedules with project goals and benchmark quality and performance. If you’ve recently upgraded to the latest version of Deltek Acumen, you will have noticed the

P6 Job Services and Why F5 is Your Friend! Primavera Tips and Tricks: Tip 54

By |2018-03-08T12:28:58+10:00July 20th, 2017|Primavera Tips & Tricks|

Since the release of Oracle Primavera P6 EPPM 15.2 (and later), a number of functions have been changed to run as background tasks in Job Services. This includes functions such as Adding Baselines, Copying and Pasting Projects and XML Exports. Moving these tasks from the client to Job Services has benefits in performance and

Creating Workflows for Business Processes in Unifier – Primavera Tips and Tricks: Tip 53

By |2018-03-06T11:04:25+10:00June 7th, 2017|Primavera Tips & Tricks|

Last month we explained how Primavera Unifier uses business processes to drive transactions and collaboration. In this edition of Tips and Tricks, we will explain how to further develop business processes by using workflows. Just as we discussed last month, some business processes have a single purpose of storing data, also known as non-workflow

Creating Business Processes in Primavera Unifier – Primavera Tips and Tricks: Tip 52

By |2018-03-06T11:15:07+10:00May 19th, 2017|Primavera Tips & Tricks|

Primavera Unifier transaction and collaboration functions are driven by business processes. Information is entered and stored in Primavera Unifier using electronic business process (BP) forms. Each time you fill out a business process form, you are creating a new record in Unifier. Business process records are stored in logs, which are accessible in the

Synchronising P6 and Unifier – Primavera Tips and Tricks: Tip 51

By |2018-04-26T15:57:31+10:00April 12th, 2017|Primavera Tips & Tricks|

Primavera P6 and Unifier work exceptionally well together. Primavera P6 is widely considered the industry standard solution for the execution and visibility of projects across the organisation. On the other hand, Unifier provides excellent contract management, cost management, capital planning and Portfolio Management capabilities. There are two options to leverage the combined strengths of

Working with Baselines in P6 – Primavera Tips and Tricks: Tip 50

By |2018-03-08T12:46:11+10:00January 25th, 2017|Primavera Tips & Tricks|

To kick off the New Year, we’ll be providing some useful tips on working with project baselines in Primavera P6. Before you update a schedule for the first time, you should create a baseline plan. The simplest baseline plan is a complete copy, or snapshot, of the original schedule. This snapshot provides a target