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…Read More...
CBA is excited to have Rick Marden join our team as a Senior Project Controls Consultant and Integration Practice Director. He brings a unique skill set that increases the value of our professional services business. Rick lives in Cornish, Maine and comes to CBA with 19 years of IT consulting experience in business / data analysis, programming, customization, support, and training for project & contract management software. His specialties are report development, business intelligence, data integration, advanced SQL database programming and “all things Primavera Contract Management (PCM)” including…Read More...
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…Read More...
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!Read More...
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…Read More...