A How-To on Plan Validaton

A How-To on Plan Validaton

Plan Validation – Creating Ownership The purpose of plan validation is to create ownership in the plan within the organization. Plan validation establishes the mentality that the job plan is “our plan” instead of “your plan”. Another function the plan validation...
How-To Develop a Turnaround Scope

How-To Develop a Turnaround Scope

By: Bobby Pevehouse 1.1 Scope Development Process Scope development is the process of describing, in sufficient detail, the turnaround’s deliverables and the work required to accomplish those deliverables. All scope items should have at least one, direct connection to...
Primavera P6 R8.x Administration in a PPM/EPPM World

Primavera P6 R8.x Administration in a PPM/EPPM World

This paper provides key insights into the changes that have occurred in Primavera P6 with the transition of the product into a web-centric environment and with the introduction of Primavera P6 Release 8.x. After Primavera was acquired by Oracle in January 2009,...
Understanding How to Use level of Effort Activities

Understanding How to Use level of Effort Activities

A Level of Effort activity duration is dependent on its predecessor and/or successor assignments. It basically contracts and expands based on what it is linked to. They can be useful for applying hours for overhead type of activities to a project or turnaround. A...
Using the Leveling Functionality in Primavera

Using the Leveling Functionality in Primavera

Resource leveling is a process that helps you ensure that sufficient resources are available to perform the activities in your project according to the plan. During resource leveling, an activity is only scheduled to occur when its resource demands can be met. To...