P6 Job Services and why F5 is Your Friend! – Primavera Tips and Tricks: Tip 54

Author: Duncan Mellor & Angelo Bucon       Publish Date: July 20, 2017

Since the release of Oracle Primavera P6 EPPM 15.2 (and later), a number of functions have been changed to run as background tasks in Job Services. This includes functions such as Adding Baselines, Copying and Pasting Projects and XML Exports. … Continue reading

Creating Workflows for Business Processes in Unifier – Primavera Tips and Tricks: Tip 53

Author: Dipesh Vasa      Publish Date: June 7, 2017

Last month we explained how Primavera Unifier uses business processes to drive transactions and collaboration. In this edition of Tips and Tricks, we will explain how to further develop business processes by using workflows. Just as we discussed last month, … Continue reading

Creating Business Processes in Primavera Unifier – Primavera Tips and Tricks: Tip 52

Author: Dipesh Vasa      Publish Date: May 19, 2017

Primavera Unifier transaction and collaboration functions are driven by business processes. Information is entered and stored in Primavera Unifier using electronic business process (BP) forms. Each time you fill out a business process form, you are creating a new record … Continue reading

Synchronising P6 and Unifier – Primavera Tips and Tricks: Tip 51

Author: Dipesh Vasa      Publish Date: April 12, 2017

Primavera P6 and Unifier work exceptionally well together. Primavera P6 is widely considered the industry standard solution for the execution and visibility of projects across the organisation. On the other hand, Unifier provides excellent contract management, cost management, capital planning … Continue reading

Working with Baselines in P6 – Primavera Tips and Tricks: Tip 50

Author: Angelo Bucon      Publish Date: January 25, 2017

To kick off the New Year, we’ll be providing some useful tips on working with project baselines in Primavera P6. Before you update a schedule for the first time, you should create a baseline plan. The simplest baseline plan is … Continue reading

7 Tips on Creating Better P6 Web Views – Primavera Tips and Tricks: Tip 49

Author: Angelo Bucon      Publish Date: December 7, 2016

In this edition, we provide some handy tips on creating great P6 Web views and reports from within the grouping and sorting areas of Primavera P6 EPPM. Creating views in P6 Web can be challenging at times, but these handy … Continue reading

A Look at the Latest Release of P6 16.2 – Primavera Tips and Tricks: Tip 48

Author: Angelo Bucon      Publish Date: November 1, 2016

What’s new in P6 16.2? At a glance Unfortunately for P6 Professional users, apart from some overall performance enhancements, the new enhancements of 16.2 focus entirely on the web based Primavera P6 EPPM version of the software. The main development … Continue reading

Comparing Primavera’s Prime and Unifier – Primavera Tips & Tricks: Tip 47

Author: Angelo Bucon      Publish Date: October 5, 2016

  Recently, readers have asked us about the differences between some of the Oracle Primavera products. This month, we touch on this subject by focussing on Oracle Primavera Prime and Primavera Unifier. We’ll discuss the uses of these applications, the … Continue reading

Using P6 Team Member Effectively – Primavera Tips & Tricks: Tip 46

Author: Angelo Bucon       Publish Date: August 3, 2016

The P6 Team Member suite of applications, compatible with Primavera EPPM P6 R8.x and later, is designed for individual users or team members to record task statuses without the need to learn an enterprise project management application. The P6 Team … Continue reading

Using Earned Value Formulas and Calculations – Primavera Tips & Tricks: Tip 45

Author: Angelo Bucon      Publish Date: July 6, 2016

A powerful scheduling function available in Oracle Primavera P6 is the capability to use Earned Value measurement techniques to measure project performance against cost and schedule. As a scheduler or planner, calculating Earned Value within Primavera P6 allows you to … Continue reading