A “Level of Effort” Activity in Primavera P6 is a special activity type with unique qualities for duration. Primavera P6 will calculate the duration of a Level of Effort Activity based on dates from its predecessor(s) and successor(s). Let’s dive into some specifics about Level of Effort activities in general because they are not specific to Oracle Primavera P6 but are common tasks in project
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When I think of a hammock, the first thing that comes to mind is a hammock hanging in the nice cool breeze between two tall palm trees in the Caribbean. In an article written by Patrick Weaver “The Origins of Hammocks and Ladders”, published in the PM World Journal, we get a glimpse of the origins of hammocks and why they were created in the first place. A hammock is an activity that hangs
A Level of Effort activity is used primarily to resource-load an ongoing support activity in Primavera P6 schedule. It's a handy activity type. We've previously sighted some example activities you might use a Level of Effort activity type for, such as: project management activities equipment maintenance activities client meetings These are all considered support-type activities;
Typically when we develop a schedule we assume that an activity can be finished uninterrupted once it has commenced. But, sometime events occur which force the work on the activity to stop. This could range from wet weather to a change in design. Additionally, there might be times when you want to add additional network logic. In most cases, it is desirable to maintain the original Activity ID