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Jon Ward
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Hello all,
i am (what i like to think of) a competant Planner,, i would really like to learn a lot about what Primavera Pertmaster can offer and the correct ways in which to use it,, does anyone know of a user guide or any free notes that may be able to help me,, strangley my employer didnt seem to keen to buy the software then let me learn.
thank you in advance
regards
jon

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Darek Lipski
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those links below no longer exist
Have you any other links to pertmaster white papers..?

thx
darek
Jose Ramirez
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Hey, thanks (Roger Gibbs)for posting these links: they have been great to read and understand...
Riyadh Yahia
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Dear Roger,

Thx for the informations you provided about "The white papers from Pertmaster"

It was usefull to me

best regards

riad
Roger Gibbs
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To all,

The white papers from Pertmaster, also the ones written by Philip R., can be found in the following links:

Integrated Cost/Schedule Risk Analysis using Risk Drivers & Cost Templates
(David Hulett, Hulett & Assoc.)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/IntegratedCostScheduleusingRi...


Using the Risk Register in Schedule Risk Analysis with Monte Carlo
Simulation (David Hulett, Hulett & Assoc & Waylon Whitehead,
ConocoPhillips)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/UsingRiskRegisterwithMonteCar...


Assessing Bid Viability in the Organization (Dan Patterson, PhD PMP
Pertmaster)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/AssessingBidViability.pdf

Schedule Risk Analysis Simplified (David Hulett, Hulett & Associates)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/riskanalysissimplified.pdf

Project Risk Management Procedures (Bob Harvey, CRT, Inc.)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/prmprocedures.pdf

Risk Management in Pharmaceutical R&D (Martin Powell, Indeco)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/RMinpharm.pdf

Importing Microsoft Project Schedules into Pertmaster (Stephen Cresswell,
Bombardier Transportation)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/ImportingMSschedules.pdf

Sensitivity Measures in Pertmaster 7.7 (Philip Rawlings, Euro log Ltd)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/sensitivitymeasures.pdf

Pertmaster Lags Clarified (Philip Rawlings, Euro log Ltd)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/lagsclarified.pdf Carryover

Modeling in Pertmaster (Philip Rawlings, Euro log Ltd)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/CarryoverModelling.pdf

Learning Curves in Pertmaster (Philip Rawlings, Euro log Ltd)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/learningcurves.pdf

Successfully Managing Contract Risk (Dan Patterson, PhD PMP Pertmaster)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/ContractRisk.pdf

Using Pertmaster within a Microsoft Project Environment (Dan Patterson, PhD
PMP Pertmaster)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/MSEnvironment.pdf

Controlling Cost Overruns (Dan Patterson, PhD PMP Pertmaster)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/CostOverruns.pdf

More Realistic Estimating: Separating Risks & Opportunities from
Uncertainty (Simon White, Pertmaster)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/RealisticEstimating.pdf

Benefits of Risk Assessment (Simon White, Pertmaster)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/BenefitsProjectRiskAssessment...


Butler Report: Technology Audit on Pertmaster Risk Expert
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/ButlerReportRiskExpert.pdf

Enhancing Project Schedule Credibility (John Zhao, Suncor Energy)
http://www.pertmaster.com/docs/whitepapers/Suncor_ProjScheduleCredibilit...


Cheers,

Roger
Phil Shatz
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Phil R,

Unfortunately those great whitepapers you wrote are not available on www.primavera.com.

The link for the Pertmaster information that is available
http://www.primavera.com/products/pertmaster/lit.asp

I would also recommend the case studies
http://www.primavera.com/products/pertmaster/stories.asp

Let me investigate if there is some way we can make these resources available on the Yahoo! user group. My understanding is that Planning Planet does not have a file store, correct?

Sorry, PhilS
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Phil Shatz
Pertmaster Business Development
Guildford, Surrey
Philip Rawlings
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Jan
You can (maybe) see some white papers on the application of pertmaster at www.primavera.com - look for pertmaster. There are also a few I have written at www.eurolog.co.uk.
Good reading.
Phil
Phil Shatz
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Hello!

We have just posted the free Pertmaster seminar schedule for the rest of the 2007 year at the following address:

http://www.primavera.com/events/seminars.asp

Here are the dates!

UK
August 28 Portsmouth
September 9 Bristol
September 11 Warrington
September 17 Aberdeen
September 23 Cambridge
September 30 Newcastle
October 2 Belfast
October 6 Dublin
October 8 London Docklands
October 9 Reading
October 15 Aberdeen
October 22 Norwich
November 4 Milton Keynes
November 11 Thurso
November 18 Derby
November 19 Aberdeen
November 25 London
December 9 Warrington
December 11 Bristol

Germany
September 17 Berlin
September 18 Hamburg
October 22 Dusseldorf
October 23 Frankfurt
October 28 Zurich
November 26 Stuttgart
November 26 Wien
November 27 Munchen

Feel free to let me have any questions on pshatz@primavera.com

Thx Phil
Jon Ward
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thats great, many thanks gents
Guy Hindley
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I would agree with the previous response. Download a copy of Pertmaster from their web site. It lets you use the software with a restriction on number of activities and some functionality. This will give you a good idea of what the software is capable of doing - it is prety powerful.
In the UK Pertmaster run demonstrations of their software around the country - free of charge. I presume this happens elsewhere as well. Just look at their website for details.
Hope this helps.
Joao Ribeiro
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I think the best way is to download it. Pertmaster’s manual comes with that download. Of course you will just get an evaluation version with limited capacity, but with some interesting samples.

HTH