So you schedule your project and things look great and you’re even finishing sooner than you thought! Unfortunately, upon closer examination, you realize that your durations don’t seem to be matching up with your finish dates, so it looks like you are finishing each activity earlier than you should be. What’s going on? In this scenario, you are likely displaying your activity durations in days. We all know that a “day” on one assigned activity calendar may translate to 8 hours, while on another calendar it may be 10 hours. And we’re all ecstatic that…Read More...
Graneda Dynamic has been the leading Project Management Graphics tool for more than 25 years. Now Graneda Dynamic supports the Oracle Primavera P6 product. With the ability to view Network Diagrams, Gantt Charts and Work Breakdown/Organizations Breakdown Diagrams, Graneda Dynamic is an essential tool for all organizations using Oracle Primavera. Network Diagram The Graneda Dynamic network diagrams are Best in Class because of their optimized node arrangement and minimum crossing of relationships. Grouping of activities by time orientation is also a key feature that is found in very few Project Management graphics products. Gantt Chart Although…Read More...
When the Ohio Contractors Association (OCA) looks for expert advice regarding Oracle Primavera solutions, they turn to Ohio’s only certified Oracle Partner specialized in Primavera P6 EPPM – Critical Business Analysis, Inc. (CBA). We were asked by the OCA, due to our involvement with ODOT and ODOT contractors…Read More...
At the time PCM 14.0 BIPE was released many in the PCM community were excited to hear of the retirement of InfoMaker, but at the same time dismayed to hear there was no ‘upgrade’ or ‘conversion’ from their extensively customized libraries. I have started my own personal journey to being equally comfortable with BI Publisher. And it looks like it will be a long journey. Aligning with the Oracle Toolset — With the acquisition of Primavera by Oracle in 2009, many of Oracle’s other products are being introduced into the applications Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio…Read More...
After attending the 2012 NPUG (Nuclear Primavera User Group) conference in Palm Beach, Florida, it became very clear that there are a lot of passionate people involved with this group that are working to improve not only the Primavera product but to discuss the best practices of other facilities in our industry for all to reap a benefit. We started out as a very small group several years ago and have grown to what we thought was potentially 50-55 interested persons/utility/vendor representatives for this years conference and were astounded at the over 90 people in…Read More...
CBA is pleased to announce our support and involvement in the Southern Ohio P6 User Group. Based on our long history of working with their members and our deep domain knowledge of Primavera P6 CBA has been asked by group leaders Gil Laterza of Jacobs Engineering and Randy Rapin of CPS Ltd. to provide technical support and guidance to assist in delivering an enriching experience for their membership. Started in 2011 the Southern Ohio P6 User Group holds meetings every other month. The purpose of the group is to discuss experiences and sharing advice when implementing and using Oracle’s Primavera P6…Read More...