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

1 year 30 weeks 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

1 year 31 weeks 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

1 year 32 weeks 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

1 year 32 weeks 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

1 year 32 weeks 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

1 year 33 weeks 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

1 year 33 weeks 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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Planning

How does Primavera P6 calculate Planned Value Cost for Activities without linear distribution (using Resource Curves or Manual plan) in Earned Value Management

1 year 34 weeks ago

When we use Earned Value Management technique, we focus on:

  • Planned Value Cost (PV) = Budget At Completion * Schedule % Complete
  • Earned Value Cost (EV) = Budget At Completion * Performance % Complete (usually equal to Activity % Complete)
  • Schedule Variance (SV) = EV - PV
  • SV > 0 : project is good, ahead of schedule

So Planned Value Cost

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Oracle Primavera P6 Professional – Get Filter Savvy

1 year 34 weeks ago

How to Mix the ‘And’ and the ‘Or’ Options in One Filter

Building a filter where all the conditions are either ‘And’ or ‘Or’ between each row is pretty straight forward. However, if you want to mix them up a little it’s not so obvious how you should do that in Oracle Primavera P6 Professional. This article will show you how.

Example: I want to find all the milestones in the

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Changes and Claims Avoidance

1 year 36 weeks ago

 

Most of us have heard of the saying, “The only thing in this universe that does not change is the word change itself”.
In the realm of projects, change shall mean anything that deviates from the originally agreed scope, terms and condition of the contract. It
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