How does Primavera P6 determine a driving relationship between activities?

The Driving Relationship is determined based on the Relationship Free Float and the business rules for Driving Relationships. Relationship Free Float Relationship Free Float (Rel FF): The Free Float on the relationship. Calculated as Successor Early Start (assuming a Finish to Start relationship) - Relationship Early Finish on the predecessors' calendar. This field is computed... Continue Reading →

How does Primavera P6 determine or identify the longest path?

In Primavera P6, when we use "longest path" option to determine the critical path, the process to determine the longest path is as follows: The longest path activities are determined by reviewing the schedule backwards (starting from the last activity) through the driving relationships; If the relationship between two activities is driving, then both activities... Continue Reading →

How to perform Collapsed As-Built / As-Built But-For Schedule Delay Analysis in Primavera P6

Introduction An Collapsed As-Built / As-Built But-For Schedule Delay Analysis (ABBF) is a retrospective CPM schedule delay analysis technique that determines the earliest date that the required project completion activity, or various milestone activities could have been achieved but-for the owner-caused delays that occurred during the project. The amount of owner-caused delay determined from the ABBF Schedule... Continue Reading →

Oracle releases Primavera P6 version 18.8 – What’s New in this version

Oracle has just released Primavera P6 18.8 and here's a look at what's new in Primavera P6 Professional version 18.8: Performance Percent Complete Field Based On Labor Units. The Performance % Complete - Labor Units field shows the percentage of the activity or project planned work that is currently complete as measured by labor units.Calculated as Earned Value Labor Units divided... Continue Reading →

Benefit of using Primavera P6 in Delay Analysis

Primavera P6 software can be very useful in delay analysis work. Some of the benefits are described as follows. 1. Filter which activity affect the critical milestones There could be many delay events happened in a project and each delay event affects certain activities. What are the delay events or activities impacting the critical milestones?... Continue Reading →

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