How to use Activity Duration Type in Primavera P6

37 weeks 2 days ago

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In Primavera P6, when we assign resource to activity there is a equation:

Original Duration x Units/Time =

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Best Practices for Resource Management

38 weeks 2 days ago

The best sports managers in history have all been those who had an intuitive grasp of the resources they had available to them. They had a deep understanding of what each team member could do and who could make a difference at crucial

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What Are Some Good Risk Management Techniques?

39 weeks 2 days ago

To properly mitigate risk, a project manager must know how to effectively manage it. The inability to ascertain hazards can cause a project to careen off the rails rather quickly. Risk management is a process that begins at the conception of the venture and is followed

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What is the difference between Activity type: Task Dependent and Resource Dependent in Primavera P6

39 weeks 2 days ago

In Primavera P6, there are 2 popular activity type: Task Dependent and Resource Dependent.

So what is the difference?

By choosing Task Dependent or Resource Dependent, P6 will choose what calendar it will use for the activity:

  • Choose Task Dependent: P6 use Activity calendar for the activity
  • Choose Resource Dependent: P6 use Resource calendar for the
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Reinventing the Wheel with Spreadsheets

40 weeks 2 days ago

For a long time, too long in fact, spreadsheets have been the primary tool that organizations use for budgeting, planning and forecasting. It has become ingrained in the DNA of how organizations function, the foundation of everyday reporting and transmission of vital information. Some teams

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Role of “Daily Diary” in Construction Projects

41 weeks 3 days ago

Often neglected, the subject document is an important piece of paper for construction projects. The document can be used in a variety of ways to improve the project performance and dispute resolutions. I have often seen that the project team believes the document as a burden and useless effort and thus the document is either not maintained properly or in some worse cases the document even

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Forecasting – An Insight on Project Planners Vs Old School Mangers

41 weeks 3 days ago

Forecasting is an important skill and since the beginning, folks have been using different techniques and procedures to better predict the future. As the technology evolved over time, new techniques and procedures have revolutionized the forecasting capabilities. Forecasting using previous experience is one of the widely used old school methods. This method is good as it is quick and general

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Learning to Love the PMBOK®--It Wasn’t Easy

41 weeks 5 days ago

Years ago, I begrudgingly took my project management certification (PMP®)exam.  I passed.  Almost a decade later, I now teach PMP® preparation classes and see the value of the Project Management Book of Knowledge® Guide (PMBOK®)and the rigors of the

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Management, Project Planning and Control

41 weeks 6 days ago

This is my first note. Actually I have a Persian blog to share my opinion about: Project Management, Project Planning and Control, Strategic Planning and thier softwares. The Latest part of my note is to introduce PowerBI software that is published by Microsoft in 2015. to visit it and my blog follow the link:

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4 Bad (Planning) Habits to Kick this Year

42 weeks 2 days ago

4 Bad (Planning) Habits to Kick this Year
February 15, 2018 | By Dr. Dan Patterson, Guild Fellow of Planning & Scheduling, PMP  

After being on the road these last two weeks presenting at project planning conferences and talking to hundreds of project

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