What is Primavera P6 Professional latest version?

Primavera P6 Version History

Version Release Date Detail Information
16.2 30-Sep-2016 What’s new in version 16.2

P6 Professional 16 R2 Documentation

16.1 31-Mar-2016 What’s new in version 16.1

P6 Professional 16 R1 Documentation

15.2 30-Sep-2015 What’s new in version 15.2

P6 Professional 15 R2 Documentation

15.1 31-Mar-2015 What’s new in version 15.1

P6 Professional 15 R1 Documentation

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How to define Resource Productivity in Primavera P6 and create schedule

When create a schedule, we can based on Resource Productivity to estimate duration.

For example:

  • We have a team which can cast 10 m3 of concrete per day (This is Productivity)
  • We have an Foundation which take 100 m3 concrete.
  • Duration of Foundation activity will be  100 / 10 = 10 days

Now we will do it in Primavera.

Supposed that we have a schedule like below picture:

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First we need to change Duration type of all activity to “Fixed Units/Time” Continue reading “How to define Resource Productivity in Primavera P6 and create schedule”

How to quickly identify Behind Schedule and Over Budget activity by Indicator UDF in Primavera P6

In Primavera P6, we can quickly identify behind schedule and over budget activity by using graphical indicator in User Defined Field.

I will show you how to do it.

Supposed that we have a project which has baseline. After update progress, we can show these column the see whether an activity is behind schedule:

  • BL Project Finish : Activity finish date from Project Baseline
  • Variance – BL Project Finish : Duration between BL Project Finish date and current Finish date. Calculated as BL Project Finish – Finish

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Now we will create Indicator.

Go to menu Enterprise -> User Defined Fields. Continue reading “How to quickly identify Behind Schedule and Over Budget activity by Indicator UDF in Primavera P6”

How to assign resource / resource loading / make resource plan in Primavera P6

In Primavera P6, after finish creating the schedule, you may need to assign resource to activity to make the resource plan.

I will show you how to do it.

Let say you have a schedule like in below picture:

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To assign resource, first you need to create one.

Go to menu Enterprise -> Resource.

Click on Plus icon to create a new resource. Continue reading “How to assign resource / resource loading / make resource plan in Primavera P6”

How to highlight a Time period in Gantt chart in Microsoft Project

MS Project do not provide a tool to highlight a time period in Gantt chart.

So how can we do it?

First you create a new calendar. For example “Gantt Shade”

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In Exception tab, add the Time period you want to highlight. (From January to March) Continue reading “How to highlight a Time period in Gantt chart in Microsoft Project”