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
Critical Path in Primavera P6 - Tutorials and Articles
Tutorials and Articles to help you understand Critical Path in Oracle Primavera P6.
When I first started learning planning and Primavera P6, I thought I had it all figured out. But it wasn't until I sat with a client and tried to explain what I was showing him that I realized I still had a long way to go. This video tutorial walks you through 5 Things about Critical Path Analysis in P6 that I wish someone would have told me earlier on as a planner. But fret not! You can
I am on a mission to learn and master Deltek Acumen Fuse software and I am bringing you along for the ride. Deltek Acumen Fuse is a powerhouse app that becomes an incredible tool in your arsenal if you’re doing P6 scheduling all the time and getting hammered by people who are analyzing it on the other end. So, I’m going to teach you how to get the best use out of Acumen Fuse. In this
All project controls professionals know how critical is it to monitor our project's critical path. And we all know that comparing our project performance to a baseline is also essential. Most of us are doing this critical path and baseline monitoring in Primavera P6 every day. But what about monitoring our project's critical path vs our baseline critical path in P6? Of course, as we execute a
A location based management system (LBMS) might not be something that is on your radar as a project planner or scheduler -- but it likely will be soon. The concept has deep roots in the United States. The Empire State Building is one of the most well-known examples of using a LBMS, and its use is considered a key factor in the building's rapid completion. While this method of tracking construction
It's become generally accepted across many industries using Primavera P6 that identifying and tracking a project's Longest Path is THE best method to keep your project's deadline in sight. And we've discussed that here on the blog before - that a project's Critical Path identified as the Longest Path, rather than the path where Total Float equals 0, provides the clearest Critical