ScheduleReader is Joining the PMSoft International Conference on Project Management

The answer to numerous discussions, questions of project teams and top managers will be at the 2021 PMSoft International Project Management Conference. This year, PMSoft marks the 20th anniversary of their annual conference, which will be held 2-3 June in Sochi, Russia. The event will follow a hybrid model with opportunities for both physical and online …

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Introducing New Improvements for More Efficient Work with ScheduleReader

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest version of ScheduleReader, the XER project plan viewer that allows schedulers, planners, managers, and the wider project team to dynamically view and analyze XER and XML schedule data. ScheduleReader continues to improve the user’s experience in visualizing project data with the new features and improvements that …

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Understanding Primavera P6 Histograms

Introduction to Histograms Histograms are bar charts depicting distinct, numerical, and statistical data with the goal being to relate an analytical examination of patterns, frequencies, and intervals. Due to their analytical and statistical nature, histograms are popular in project management. Histograms allow the project team to view the patterns of data in a picturesque form, …

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Primavera P6 Calendars – Global vs Project Data

Introduction to Primavera P6 Calendars Primavera P6’s calendar features and capabilities are powerful tools for project and schedule management. Two of the three most common types of calendars in Primavera P6, global and project calendars, will be addressed in this article. The third type of Primavera P6 calendar is the resource calendar, which is very …

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Benefits of Using Critical Path Method (CPM)

Benefits of Using Critical Path Method (CPM) Scheduling for Construction Projects

Introduction to the Critical Path Method (CPM) The Critical Path Method, or CPM, is a scheduling technique that identifies the longest path of logically dependent and connected activities that it takes to reach the end of the project or the end project deliverable. Although there can be more than one critical path, otherwise known as …

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Webinar: Aram Group Presents ScheduleReader and ScheduleCleaner

On Friday, April 9, together with our partner and official product reseller for the Benelux region, Aram Group, we are organizing a free webinar from 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm CET. During this demo, you will get more information about the two software solutions, ScheduleReader and ScheduleCleaner and how you can use them to improve communication …

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Project Health and the To Complete Performance Index (TCPI)

There is More Than One To Complete Performance Index (TCPI) The Earned Value Management (EVM) index of the To Complete Performance Index (TCPI) is a mathematical projection of the cost performance in a project that must be achieved on the remaining project work to meet the agreed-to business goals of the establishment. These agreed-to business …

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How to Use S-Curves for Monitoring and Reporting Project Progress

An S-curve is a representation of the cost, resource, or any other unit consumed plotted against the time taken. The S-curve can be created for any value you want, depending on the need of the hour. You can plot different S-curves for different values and then compare them to get important information about the project’s …

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Webinar: Greater Project Control with XER Reader and Cleaner

Optimierte Projektsteuerung mit XER Reader und Cleaner Der Terminplan stellt die Basis aller Projektinformationen. Der Schlüssel zum Projekterfolg ist die effektive Kommunikation der Daten zwischen allen Projektbeteiligten. In diesem Webinar stellen wir Ihnen zwei Softwarelösungen vor, die den Einsatz der Oracle® Primavera P6 Software bei der Verwaltung von Projekten ergänzen, die interne, externe & organisationsweite Zusammenarbeit …

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Managing project health

Managing Project Health With the Schedule and Cost Performance Indices

Introduction to the Schedule and Cost Performance Indices The Earned Value Management (EVM) indices of Schedule Performance Index (SPI) and Cost Performance Index (CPI) encompass mathematical projections of a project’s overall health from a schedule and a cost viewpoint. Each project contains predetermined business goals that are anchored on the Budget at Completion (BAC) or …

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