Category: Oracle Primavera

The Benefits of Consolidating Your Project Portfolio Data

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by Jeff Collins

Portfolio data may contain information regarding dozens of projects or programs, and the amount of information can easily cause problems. However, consolidating your project portfolio data can benefit your workload and organization in six ways. 1. Consolidated Project Portfolio Data Helps You Take Informed Risks Consolidated data enables project managers to base all decisions on…

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Improve Primavera P6 User Efficiency and Productivity with Outsourced Application Management Services

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by Jeff Collins

Project management teams rely on applications like Primavera P6 to effectively do their job. Supporting such complex applications can be daunting. Whether they are running on stand-alone computers or a server, someone has to install patches and upgrades to the applications so the project management team can access the latest version. Beyond maintenance, someone has…

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Achieving Project Portfolio Management Solutions with Oracle Primavera

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by Jeff Collins

Oracle’s Primavera Project Portfolio Management solutions offer the breadth and depth of functionality required to help companies institute an end-to-end portfolio governance process to deliver new product development success. Oracle’s Primavera solutions do this within a collaborative, web-based environment that coordinates multiple contributors no matter their position in the company or role in the particular…

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A Powerful Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Solution

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by Jeff Collins

It seems that no matter where we turn these days, there are construction projects taking place left and right. From homes to skyscrapers to community buildings, many of these projects are quite complex. In order for these jobs to be carried out effectively, contractors must share first-rate collaboration skills with one another as well as…

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4 Ways to Transform Your Business with Oracle Primavera Engineering and Construction

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by Innovative Management Solutions

One of the main keys to successfully completing a project is always making sure that you have a plan in place before it ever begins. When you think about all of the moving parts of a project – which are not limited only to your team members – you begin to realize just how disastrous…

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5 Benefits of a Cloud Based Project Management Software

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Even basic project management software brings with it a wide range of different benefits that are hard to ignore. Instead of keeping reams of paper and notebook after notebook of information as your project goes on, you can enter everything into one interface that is then accessible at a moment’s notice. In the last few…

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5 Oracle Primavera Tips for Even Better Project Management

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by Joe Somerville

Oracle Primavera is a type of software that falls into the category of EPPM, or enterprise project portfolio management. It’s the type of solution that includes project management tools, utilities that are designed to increase the ease at which team members are able to collaborate with one another and more. Even if you think that…

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Oracle Primavera P6: Importing Units and Applying Weight

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by Joe Somerville

As an important tool in managing the portfolio management concepts, importing budget or actual values for units from other remote users can be facilitated using the various file formats that are supported by Oracle Primavera P6. These three formats enable the transfer of data from other Primavera Project Management Software, Microsoft Project And Microsoft Excel. Formats…

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3 Primavera P6 Software Tips to Improve Project Success

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by Joe Somerville

Primavera P6 software has many different functions that improve the success of your project. However, some of these features are confusing and can cause problems if not used correctly. For example, forgetting to check one box for administrative controls could be disastrous for your entire calendar. Alternatively, creating a new activity calendar under a global calendar…

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How to Clean up Your Oracle Primavera P6 Database

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by Joe Somerville

Over time, your Primavera P6 database will grow and become tough to manage at times. This is not necessarily a bad thing, as some functions and global changes may actually be used in future projects. However, a project management database within the Primavera P6 database can grow so large that it causes the computers to…

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Assigning Responsible Managers for Oracle Primavera P6

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by Innovative Management Solutions

The Oracle Primavera P6 Project Management (PM) module is comprehensive, multi-project planning and control software that has been designed to support organization-wide project management or portfolio management. Oracle Primavera P6 should be set up as per the following sequence: Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS)- the hierarchical arrangement of a company’s management structure, which can be presented…

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7 Steps For A Successful Oracle Primavera Implementation

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Oracle’s Primavera is one of the most powerful and comprehensive project management tools available on the market today. With one simple and straightforward graphical user interface, you can track everything from deliverables to deadlines to scope and everything in between. It is not, however a “magic bullet” for every project that you will face. If…

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