Eastwood Harris Articles

MICROSOFT PROJECT RIBBON AND QUICK ACCESS TOOLBAR

The Microsoft Project Ribbon Toolbar has a few issues including: It consumes a large area of the screen, The commands are not in logical groups, and Some commonly used commands, such as the Manual Page Break, are not on it at all. It is often better to hide the Ribbon...

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ISSUES WHEN P6 TASKS HAVE MIXED CALENDARS There are a number of issues when there are mixed calendars in a schedule, such as when some tasks have an 8 hour per day calendar and some with a 12 hour per day calendar. To read a short article which is an extract from this...

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UNDERSTANDING PRIMAVERA P6 DATE FIELDS Primavera P6 has many more date fields than any competitor and the descriptions of these fields are sometimes misleading. If you wish to understand how the current schedule dates calculate then down load an extract of my 99...

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SCHEDULING WITH SHIFTS IN PRIMAVERA P6

I am writing a new book titled 99 Tricks and Traps for Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional and this will be a Casual User’s “Survival Guide”. One of the new topics I will include in this book is scheduling with shifts. The P6 inbuilt shift function is difficult to...

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ISSUES WHEN P6 TASKS HAVE MIXED CALENDARS

There are a number of issues when there are mixed calendars in a schedule, such as when some tasks have an 8 hour per day calendar and some with a 12 hour per day calendar. To read a short article which is an extract from this book on the issues and solutions to this...

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Displaying Primavera P6 Baseline Critical Bars

When analysing project delays it is often useful to know where the Baseline Critical Path was. Click on this link>>> to read an article, which is an extract from the author’s book 99 Tricks and Traps for Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional, on how to display...

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What is the PMBOK® Guide for Project Managers?

In general, a “body of knowledge” would usually refer to gathered knowledge from different sources that is about one idea or topic. For project managers, there is PMBOK® Guide, which refers to all the standards they need to adapt and practice. Just by the scope of...

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Tips for Scheduling Projects

Scheduling is an essential part of managing any project. It is the reason for the success of the project itself and can help identify the duration of the whole project as well as the various milestones that are put in place. The project schedule acts like a map that...

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