Eastwood Harris Articles

TASK SPLITTING IN MICROSOFT PROJECT

Task Splitting is normally switched on in Microsoft Project and users end up with splits at the start of a task which is quite difficult to sort out. If you wish to understand how Task Splitting in Microsoft Project works then this article is an extract from the books...

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UPDATING A MICROSOFT PROJECT SCHEDULE PROPERLY

A properly updated a schedule is very important if you wish to manage a project or substantiate delays with the schedule. It is very simple to update a Microsoft Project schedule incorrectly and end up with completed work in the future or incomplete work in the past, both of which are totally illogical. Download this article, which is an extract from my book Planning and Control Using Microsoft Project 2013, 2016 & 2019, that explains how a program is properly in Microsoft Project

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Renumbering Activity IDs in Oracle Primavera P6

After completing a schedule, the P6 Activity IDs are usually not in order from top to bottom. To make it simpler to find activities when checking the relationships it is useful to renumber the task from top to bottom. Unfortunately, the P6 Renumbering function will...

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Microsoft Project P6 Delay Analysis Techniques

Many construction contracts specify that a delay must be calculated from the critical path of a program. Often project programs are completed Microsoft and therefore to demonstrate a delay the scheduler needs to add delays to the program to evaluate the delay. If you...

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What’s New in Oracle Primavera P6 Version 20 PPM

Oracle released Primavera P6 Version 20 PPM for download from their eDelivery web site in late 2020. I have written a document that expands on the documents published by Oracle and outlines the changes a PPM user will see in the software and add some comments on the...

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ORACLE PRIMAVERA P6 DELAY ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES

Many construction contracts specify that a delay must be calculated from the critical path of a program. Often project programs are completed in Oracle Primavera P6 and therefore to demonstrate a delay the scheduler needs to add delays to the program to demonstrate...

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