Often managers are uncomfortable with the “guesstimate” given for percent complete. The Oracles Primavera P6 steps feature becomes very useful when they are weighted to drive the percent complete in a way that is less subjective and more quantifiable. Generally, steps are a way to track deliverables or any sub-activity without adding activities and complexity to your schedule. Any group of steps that is often repeated (a typical document workflow for example) can be made into a step template for use on all such activities, too.
As an important tool in managing the portfolio management concepts, importing budget or actual values for units from other remote users can be facilitated using the various file formats that are supported by Oracle Primavera P6. These three formats enable the transfer of data from other Primavera Project Management Software, Microsoft Project And Microsoft Excel.
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The Oracle Primavera P6 Project Management (PM) module is comprehensive, multiproject planning and control software that has been designed to support organization-wide project management or portfolio management. The P6 Project Management module uses a hierarchical set of global data structures that serve as the foundation for a project portfolio.
IMS eU Virtual Project Management Training Courses: Getting Started IMS eUniversity uses a live, interactive environment for virtual project management training that can be accessed from any personal computer with an internet connection. Students will use three components for these classes: 1. WebEx Training Center 2. Oracle Primavera software in IMS' hosted "cloud" solution 3. Oracle's eKit