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Jul
2013
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Monthly Actual Cost Values Not Matching Stored Period Performance Values for Actual Costs? Why?

Why aren't these matching

So you’re viewing a monthly display on the Team Usage page in the web and wondering why the Actual Cost values each month do not match your monthly stored period performance values for Actual Cost. Don’t be alarmed. Your database has not been corrupted by a super bug, and possibly more important, you did not screw anything up! The P6 Stored Period…

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Jul
2013
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Seeing Red?

Does Oracle and Unifier have you seeing red?

Take off your goggles…

DEFINITION: Seeing Red — Noun 1.) – a state of irritation or annoyance*

When your favorite product is first acquired into the world of Oracle, you might be seeing red. It truly does take some time to get used to the Oracle way of doing things. It does get better. Either that, or you just get used to the Oracle way.

Another cause of seeing red is the ambiguity and mixed messages that…

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Jul
2013
Comments Off on Staff Augmentation – An Emerging Best Practice

Staff Augmentation – An Emerging Best Practice

As staffing needs increase, use CBA Staff Augmentation Services

Many organizations experience fluctuations in their staffing requirements due to changes in workload attributable to: market conditions, rapid growth, project implementation, facility maintenance and turn around, employee attrition, regulatory requirements and a variety of other factors. Staff Augmentation is an effective strategy which can address these…

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Jun
2013
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Right-Size Your Implementation

Right-Size Your Implementation

For more than a couple of decades, CBA has been involved with client implementations of Primavera applications. One would think after so much interaction with many different organizations that we have seen it all. Well, we have seen a lot, but certainly not all! We have worked with very large companies that had only a few users in one department and have worked with one person consultants who build schedules for very complex large projects…

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May
2013
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P6 User Group – Graneda Dynamic

P6 User Group sponsored by Construction Process Solutiions, LTD., Oracle, aace International and CBA, Inc.

One of the principles that we at Critical Business Analysis take great pride in is supporting Primavera P6 User Education through our continued partnership with Construction Process Solutions, Ltd. to promote and support the Southern Ohio P6 User Group.

At the May 15th meeting, facilitated by Co-Chairpersons, Randy Rapin from Construction Process Solutions, Ltd. and Billie Feldkamp from CBA Inc., our very own Bob Ferris, Senior VP of Professional Services presented a webinar titled, “Graneda…

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May
2013
Comments Off on Primavera P6 Configuration – Great Idea!

Primavera P6 Configuration – Great Idea!

Let CBA configure your Primavera P6 software while your team is at a CBA Primavera P6 Training.

Let’s assume you have made an enterprise decision to manage all of your projects using Oracle’s Primavera software. Smart move! Let’s also assume that you have spent considerable amounts of dollars purchasing the product along with Oracle Maintenance. You have decided to have CBA, Inc. install your product and are ready to send your users to our terrific training classes.

Everything is installed, users are trained and it’s time to get to work – but wait…the system…

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Apr
2013
Comments Off on The $3.3 Million Dollar Pothole

The $3.3 Million Dollar Pothole

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Recently an article ran in the Cleveland Plain Dealer about a tragic fatal accident where a Columbiana county mother was killed when a truck lost control, due to a pothole. The article caught my eye for two reasons, first because the attorney representing the woman’s family was a high school friend and secondly because this record judgment paid by the taxpayers of Ohio was the result of a pothole that was not fixed in a reasonable amount of time.

So I bet you’re wondering what this has to do with…

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