Getting Started with Primavera P6 EPPM> Introduction to Dashboards
Introduction to Dashboards
Duration: 5m 05s
Skill Level: Beginner
Oracle's Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) is a robust and easy-to-use web-based project and portfolio management tool. Like the well-known Primavera P6 Professional (also known as "the windows version"), Primavera P6 EPPM is the same CPM scheduling engine with a whole new look and lots of new features.
If you want to get up to speed fast on building projects in Primavera P6 EPPM, then this course is for you. We'll take you from logging-in to scheduling, with full details on creating Work Breakdown Structure, adding Activities, linking work together, as well as getting used to the new interface. Join us for your first steps with Primavera P6 EPPM.
Video: Introduction to Dashboards
In this video, we can talk about the EPPM into place. First talk in this session is this dashboard section. Dashboards are about number of sections that we can see on the screen right now. The others have been portfolios, projects, and resources. Dashboards are configurable viewing screens providing up-to-date information on whatever topic you require. If you take a cars dashboard as an indication of what’s happening to temperature, oil pressure, or speed. We can think of dashboards in EPPM as a similar idea, showing budgetary information, earn value, or a list of projects that we’re responsible for.
What’s creating these dashboards is often down to administration teams uses can customize the look and feel of many of these windows or portlets as known in P6 by clicking on any of these customize links. At the top of the dashboard, you have a customized link for the whole of the dashboard itself. I’m going to click on that now.
At the top, you have three tabs: content, layout, and access. Within content, you got some fairly symbols straight forward options: dashboard title, dashboard filter. So you can filter which project you see in your dashboard. I’ll click on that little link here. Dashboard filter allows you to set parameters for what projects appear in your dashboard. I could use project codes. I ca...