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Understanding Resource Codes in Primavera P6 (4m 56s)
Resource Codes are an essential feature of Primavera P6 for managing resources, especially in an Enterprise capacity. Learn how Primavera's Resource Codes help users classify and categorize resources through information tagging.
Video: Understanding Resource Codes
What are Resource Codes? How can Resource Codes in Primavera help me to categorize and manage my resources? Those are the topics for this lesson where we’ll cover resource codes from start to finish. I want you to think of Resource Codes as Information Tags giving us the ability to add bits of additional information to each resource. Now, it’s not just bits of information but it’s actually common bits of information. So this gives us the power to tag our resources with additional information to help us organize, manage, categorize our resources.
What kind of information might we tag our resources with? Well, common things that we use resource codes for are to link the resource or tag the resource with Sale Location. This resource is at this site or if we’re in an enterprise situation, this resource is in North America, these resources are in Asia or Europe. So that’s one example. Another way is to differentiate between the resources in your dictionary which ones are contract resources and which ones are actual company resources or employees. So you might create a resource code and tag resources with a Contractor - Yes, or Contractor - No code, for example. Our third example here is a Department code where you can indicate which department the resource belongs to. Now, I’ve got to say it’s possible to add all...