Primavera P6: Schedule Options – Calculate start-to-start lag from

In Primavera P6 Schedule Options, there are 2 options for "Calculate start-to-start lag from". The purpose of these option is described below. We have a simple project: Activity A has FS relationship with Activity B Activity B has SS relationship with Activity C with a lag value of 2 days. The schedule option in this... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Project: Filter predecessor and successor based on “Task Path” function

Microsoft Project version 2013 or later provide a function named "Task Path" to highlight the driving predecessor or successor in gantt chart but not provide a function to filter the activity. We can create a macro to filter activity based on "Task Path" function. Go to View -> Macros -> Visual Basic Right click on... Continue Reading →

How to perform Collapsed As-Built / As-Built But-For Schedule Delay Analysis in Primavera P6

Introduction An Collapsed As-Built / As-Built But-For Schedule Delay Analysis (ABBF) is a retrospective CPM schedule delay analysis technique that determines the earliest date that the required project completion activity, or various milestone activities could have been achieved but-for the owner-caused delays that occurred during the project. The amount of owner-caused delay determined from the ABBF Schedule... Continue Reading →

Oracle releases Primavera P6 version 18.8 – What’s New in this version

Oracle has just released Primavera P6 18.8 and here's a look at what's new in Primavera P6 Professional version 18.8: Performance Percent Complete Field Based On Labor Units. The Performance % Complete - Labor Units field shows the percentage of the activity or project planned work that is currently complete as measured by labor units.Calculated as Earned Value Labor Units divided... Continue Reading →

Benefit of using Primavera P6 in Delay Analysis

Primavera P6 software can be very useful in delay analysis work. Some of the benefits are described as follows. 1. Filter which activity affect the critical milestones There could be many delay events happened in a project and each delay event affects certain activities. What are the delay events or activities impacting the critical milestones?... Continue Reading →

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