Primavera P6 Constraint: How does it work?

1. Purpose of Constraints in Primavera P6 Date restrictions used to reflect project requirements that cannot be built into the network logic.More accurately reflect real-world aspects of a project.Provide added control of a project.Apply to the entire project or to individual activities.Commonly used project-level constraint: Must Finish ByCommonly used activity-level constraint: Start On or AfterNo... Continue Reading →

Typical Delay Analysis Methods in Construction Claims

This article addresses the concepts of some typical delay analysis methods in construction claims. Why do we need Delay Analysis in Construction Claims? Because The Delay Must Affect The Critical Path The Construction Contracts often state that no adjustment to the critical milestones dates or the scheduled completion dates would be made unless the delay... Continue Reading →

How does Primavera P6 determine a driving relationship between activities?

The Driving Relationship is determined based on the Relationship Free Float and the business rules for Driving Relationships. Relationship Free Float Relationship Free Float (Rel FF): The Free Float on the relationship. Calculated as Successor Early Start (assuming a Finish to Start relationship) - Relationship Early Finish on the predecessors' calendar. This field is computed... 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 →

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