Published on Tuesday, July 27, 2021

ScheduleReader Focusses on Improving Work With Assignments in New Version

ScheduleReader Focusses on Improving Work With Assignments in New Version

We are pleased to announce the latest release of ScheduleReader, the leading standalone viewer for existing project plans created and exported in the XER, XML and XLS file format from the Oracle® Primavera P6 application.

ScheduleReader provides project teams and stekeholders with fast and interactive view access to the project data, by visualizing the information from the existing project plans, as a more sophisticated alternative over communicating the schedule information using static PDF files.

The new features implemented in version 9.0 answer our client needs in response to the recent updates introduced in the December, 2021 Primavera P6 software release and are focused toward improving the work in ScheduleReader with a strong emphasis on the Assignments view. 

The complete list of new features and functionalities is as follows:

  1. Assignment Codes;
  2. Group & Sort in Assignment view;
  3. Activity Codes in Assignment view;
  4. Resource Codes in Assignment view;
  5. UDF tab in “Details” view;
  6. Details in Project Expenses view.

Support for the New Assignment Codes 

Organize and arrange the assignments according to your needs

ScheduleReader provides various options to organize the display of information through views and layouts that allow the user to view and quickly access specific project data. Additionally, in each View of the application users are able to filter, sort and organize the data using specific project categories such as the different “Codes” included in the schedule.

In the new version 9.0, we have extended the support for the new Assignment Codes, who were recently implemented in the Primavera P6 software. Assignments Codes allow you to categorize, group and analyze the resource assignments in your project plan.

primavera p6 assignment codes

Benefit: You can create various layouts using assignment codes that will help you to view and analyze different aspect of the project plan.

Group and Sort in the Assignments View

Organize and arrange the assignments according to your needs

This newly implemented functionality in the Assignment view allows users to display more detailed arrangement and easily organize the assignments in the project plan by multiple Codes/UDFs or by more than one parameter

group and sorts by primavera p6 assignment codes

Benefit: Organize the assignments by different parameters that are specific for the organization or by creating more detailed arrangement using multiple project parameters to sort the information inside the view in a custom way will provide more flexibility for users to quickly find specific data in the schedule.

Activity Codes in Assignments View

Manage the project’s layout using activity codes

Activity codes are one of the most frequently used codes to categorize activities in logical groups. Up to now these codes allowed the user to quickly organize, view and arrange the activities in the other ScheduleReader views such as the Activity and Resources views, and now they have been additionally implemented to the Assignments view of the application.

p6 activity codes in assignment view

Benefit: You can now organize the assignments by different activity codes, specific for your organization, and create layouts that best suits your work.

Resource Codes in Assignments View 

Manage the project’s layout using resource codes

In addition to the Activity codes, the Resource codes have been also implemented to the Assignment view in version 9.0. Resource Codes are another type of codes that also allow you to group, sort and filter activities in the Assignments View.

p6 resource codes in assignment view

Benefit: you can organize the assignments by different resource codes, specific for your organization, and make layouts that best suits your work.

New UDF tab in “Details” view

View the user-defined fields in bottom view

ScheduleReader 9.0 also provides users with the flexibility to view user-defined fields in a specially created tab located in the Bottom View table across the different Views in the application.

udf-details

Benefit: Viewing the user-defined fields assigned to the activities will give users overview of the additional input that is specifically tailored to the project plan.

Details in Project Expenses View

View expense details

The Expense View in ScheduleReader also received a new upgrade located to the bottom table view. ScheduleReader users will now additionally be able to view the different expense’s information in a bottom view.

project expenses view

Benefit: Project managers can now view detailed expense information for the selected item and analyze the cost and quantity usage for the selected activity, for a single project or for multiple projects.

Improve Your Project Communication With ScheduleReader

Provide your broader project team with view access to XER and XML schedule data

ScheduleReader has gradually evolved up to the latest version 9.0, which comes with new features and enhanced functionalities designed to maximize productivity and modernize work while sharing, auditing and analyzing schedule data.

The solution continues to help leading global companies from various industries ranging from Construction, Oil, Gas, Energy to Manufacturing and others to improve project communication, save time and work more efficiently.

schedulereader featured clients

The accessible licensing plans, seamless integration and the flexibility to implementing new features and upgrades that meet the client’s organizational requirements are few additional reasons that speak to why ScheduleReader has quickly gained the trust of leading global companies.

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