Primavera P6 Milestone Activities in any schedule usually represent the most important deadlines, deliveries, start ups or drop-dead dates for a project. These are undeniably dates that you’ll want to stay on top of and keep close at hand in case you’re asked for a report or to check on the health of the project. But it can be difficult to search for milestones in a large construction schedule,
WBS in Primavera P6 : Tutorials and Articles
Understanding WBS is important to building good projects in Primavera P6. Read our tutorials related to Work Breakdown Structure in P6.
In this tutorial we explain how to import a WBS dictionary in Primavera P6 without the SDK. NOTE: The steps needed to transform a classical WBS presentation (which is WBS Path and Description) to a format understood by the database (which is parent / child) is covered in Steps 1 to 6 of this tutorial. To load the WBS data into Primavera P6, instead of using the SDK we will use the XER File
In this tutorial we explain how to use the Oracle Primavera P6 SDK to import a WBS from Excel to Primavera P6. We are using the WBS.xls P6 SDK spreadsheet made available by Oracle Support. The SDK is a very handy tool, but the data must exactly respect the required format, we used a sample WBSand a step-by-step guide to prepare the data to be imported. We assume you already have the Primavera SDK
The idea of this tutorial was inspired by a question in LinkedIn forum. A planner had received a Primavera P6 schedule using WBS. It's often useful to have different layouts to present the schedule to a different audience, so Activity Codes were needed. More importantly the Work Breakdown Structure was based on geographic area in the construction phase, and then based on systems in the