Gantt charts serve as the indispensable backbone of project controls and scheduling especially in the realm of construction engineering. The ability to read and interpret these visual representations of project timelines is a crucial skill for anyone aiming for success in managing complex construction and engineering projects. In this post, we'll explore essential tips and tricks to help you
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Ever been confused by Primavera P6's As Late As Possible constraint? If you're a still familiarizing yourself with P6's many features, you might not be sure what the As Late As Possible (ALAP) constraint does or when to use it. I had a Plan Academy member ask me that question recently and decided to put this informative video together. I had a chance to practice my whiteboard skills and
After so many questions about how to get certified on Primavera P6 and the confusion around Oracle certification exams, Michael has decided to clear things up with an explanation of Primavera P6 certification for users of the tool. Michael answers the following questions in this Ask Plan Academy video: How do I get certified on Primavera P6? What's the difference between a
"These submittal activities are screwing everything up," I told my boss. "The project's Critical Path is completely messed up." There were 576 submittals to log. Each one took 2 lines in my P6 schedule. That was an extra 1,152 activities to manage and update, a lot of extra work from my perspective. I didn't like this notion. "The Owner's guy want to see those details or he won't approve the
Ask Plan Academy. Primavera P6 is a great scheduling tool, but I hear from people who struggle with P6's Calendars alot. Here's another Ask Plan Academy question about WBS bars and Calendars from Tom, a project scheduler: "In Primavera P6, the Calendar on the WBS lines is different than the calendars that I'm on seeing on each activity. What gives? How do I fix this
Today we're starting a new series on Plan Academy where will be answering your Primavera P6 and project controls questions in video rather than in text. Video is such a great medium to explore and it's one that I want to continue to hone my skills with. So welcome to Ask Plan Academy. Here's a great question from Raj that we'll be answering in the video below. "In Construction, is it