Creating a Pure Progress Update Using the Update Baseline Options

Often times we are faced with a situation where the updated schedule has substantially changed compared to the previous update. These changes include sequencing changes, duration changes, added activities, deleted activities etc. With all these changes already incorporated in the schedule, it is har

Jump to a Predecessor or Successor in MS Project

In Oracle Primavera P6, there is an easy way to navigate relationships between activities. Usually when an activity is selected, there is an Activity Detail Form in the bottom window, that lists all the predecessors and successors. Clicking on the Go To after selecting the predecessor, will take to

How to identify and list Out of Sequence within P6

This article explains how to isolate and review Out of Sequence activities. Oracle’s Primavera P6 Project Management (P6) scheduling software provides users with three different options when scheduling. These are 1.     Retained Logic2.     Progres

When relationships are important (Copying an activity with its predecessors and successors)

There are situations, where you copy a group of activities including their relationships between each other. This is useful for duplicating activities between various sections or levels. Many of the schedulers are familiar with this scenario so I will not go over this one. This copy process is typic

Assigning Multiple Relationships at Once

Most of us know the trick of linking a group of activities with a Finish to Start (FS) relationship. This is done by selecting multiple activities using Ctrl+click (If the activities are in different locations or non uniformly distributed over the schedule) or Shift+click (If they are

Liquidated Damages - A Primer

Disclaimer: This article is not legal advice and is purely for informational purpose and based on the Author's experience and review of other literature in this domain. IntroductionTime is Money, and a delayed project impacts the Owner as well as the Contractor. A way of managing the risk of late co