In Primavera, when you need to make a quick update of project (Let's say everything goes as it's planned) we have 2 ways of automatically update progress: Apply Actuals Update Progress Here I will only explain what is the difference between these 2 options. The Apply Actuals function will update any activities with the "Auto Compute Actuals"... Continue Reading →
What does The Carat (^) Symbol next to the Resource Price/Unit in Primavera P6 mean?
When we assign resource to activity, sometime we can see a carat (^) symbol appear in Price/Unit column. The carat (^) is displayed when the resource does not have a price/unit assigned. If resource does not have price/unit, Primavera will use the Project level price/unit which is defined in Project window -> Calculation tab Now... Continue Reading →
When do we use “Store Period Performance” function?
What Does Store Period Performance Do Using the Store Period Performance feature, you can track actual units and costs to date each time the schedule is updated. For example, if you increase the actual this period by 50, the Project Management module increases the Actual to Date by the same amount. At the end of... Continue Reading →
Turn off Auto Compute Actuals for 1 activity
By default our project check this option like below image so that when you update Duration % complete, P6 will update Actual units for you. When you don't want this happen, you can turn it off. However it will apply to the whole project. How about you want to turn it off for only one... Continue Reading →
Does Resource Curve affect Remaining Late Unit
The Resource curve obviously affect Remaining Early Unit. How about Remaining Late Unit. The answer is YES. We have a resource assignment window showing Remaining Early and Remaining Late unit. When we apply resource curve. It affect both Early and Late unit.
How does “Resource curve” work?
Let say we have an activity with 100 days duration and 100 labor units. By default it use Linear spread. It mean, when you reach 5% of duration (5th day in this example) you have 5% of total unit (5 unit in this example). And it spread evenly to that period. So resource spreadsheet will... Continue Reading →
How does “Actual units” spread when you use Resource curve
We have an activity which is applied "Back Loaded" resource curve. When we update progress, the Actual unit will spread just like we plan.
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