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14

Jul
2017

No More Java in Oracle Primavera P6 v 17?

No More Java in Oracle Primavera P6 v 17?

If you’re part of the Primavera Community you know what the bane of most user’s existence is. It’s, of course, Java.  Java, that once heralded Sun developed software that enabled developers to deploy code on almost any platform, has had it’s issues lately to say the least.  In Primavera software, Java is most common in…

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18

Mar
2015
Comments Off on Oracle Primavera P6 15.1 Set to Debut

Oracle Primavera P6 15.1 Set to Debut

Oracle Primavera P6 15.1 Set to Debut

For those of you who have become accustomed to the Primavera P6 naming convention for new releases hold onto your hats because your world is about to change. Since P6 started with release 5 then progressed through 6,7 and now 8.x, Oracle has decided to title releases based on year released and number of releases for that year. The same naming convention will also apply to Unifier and P6 Analytics.  The rationale is to name products that are in the same family and are designed to be integrated with one another to have the same version…

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21

Feb
2014
Comments Off on An Ounce of Prevention is Worth More Than a Box of Donuts

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth More Than a Box of Donuts

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth More Than a Box of Donuts

In a perfect world, when awarded a project, you’d be allotted a full week of gloating, “Hoo-hahs!” and chest bumps followed by a full 30 days to submit a preliminary 90 day baseline schedule and another 60 days to submit the complete construction schedule for the full project. Of course, you’d not only have the non-partisan support and participation of the Owner for feedback along the way, you’d also have all your subs identified and ready to go. They’d all come filing into the first weekly project meeting with a fully detailed Primavera project schedule, smiles and a box of donuts to share!

Unfortunately, that’s not…

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15

Jan
2014

Better Safe than Sorry!

Better Safe than Sorry!

I want to share some very useful tips with you on information safety.

Unfortunately, I recently learned the hard way when my credit card number was stolen as I checked into a Las Vegas Hotel for a seminar. Luckily though, my bank was very diligent and the breach was under $100 and very short lived!

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24

Sep
2013
Comments Off on Better P6 Float Management through Proactive Analysis

Better P6 Float Management through Proactive Analysis

Better P6 Float Management through Proactive Analysis

As many times as I have conducted Primavera P6 training, I am always surprised by the under use of one of the basic P6 tools.

A Scheduler painstakingly builds a schedule to reflect reality and then after the project starts, neglects to take advantage of the opportunity to be proactive in managing…

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