IDENTIFYING AND UNDERSTANDING THE REASONS FOR ORACLE PRIMAVERA P6 ROUNDING ERRORS

Many companies like to keep their schedules on a daily basis so that all activities start at the start of the day, finish at the end of the day and all durations are in round days. P6 does not have functions like the Elecosoft (Asta) Powerproject “Snapping” function that keeps all task to a round day, so users have to be more careful with Primavera P6.

There are two rounding errors issues:

  • Firstly, how do you identify that you have rounding errors, and
  • Secondly identifying what is causing rounding errors.

If you wish to learn how to identify and resolve P6 rounding errors then please read this article which is an extract from my 99 Tricks and traps for Oracle Primavera P6 Professional book  by clicking on this link>>>.

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 and calculate the delay.

If you wish to understand the various techniques of assigning delays to activities in an Oracle Primavera P6 program, click on this link>>>.