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07/21/14

7 Things To Look For In Your EVM Team Members

by Ten Six

Running projects with Earned Value Management (EVM) systems in place requires a slightly different skill set to project management without EVM. Finding the right people is essential if you want to make your EVM deployment a success, but seeking them out can be difficult. You’ll also want to ..

07/18/14

Microsoft Project 2010 Project Summary Task

by Ten Six

In this article we’ll take a look at how to find that rather useful Project Summary Task option in the ribbon area of the Microsoft Project 2010 version…

07/15/14

3 Ways To Improve Portfolio Performance

by Ten Six

Are you looking for ways that you can improve your portfolio management approaches? PMI has recently done some research that will help. It’s Pulse of the Profession: Portfolio Management report highlights three ways to differentiate your PMO and step up your..

07/11/14

Near-critical Activities in Primavera P6

by TheP6Pro

A commonly used scheduling practice is to identify activities that are within a certain number of days from joining the critical path. In other words, the activity’s total float value is less than or equal to something like 10 days…

07/08/14

What Does A Project Health Check Involve?

by Ten Six

One of the best ways to increase confidence in your project management effectiveness is to carry out a few targeted project health checks. These are assessments that help you determine whether or not a project is healthy: whether it is performing as it should and is on target..

07/03/14

Ten Six To Present At The EVMP Conference

by Ten Six

For those of you that are planning to attend next months EVMP conference, previously mentioned here, will be able to hear Ten Six’s own Neil Smith speak in the Deltek Cobra..

07/01/14

All eBooks and Videos for $10

by Ten Six

Our friends at Packt Publishing are celebrating their 10 year anniversary and are offering a great deal on all their eBooks and videos. We have reviewed a couple of great books Primavera related books here before that you can read…

06/30/14

Primavera P6 – Importing XER Files Using Collabro’s Legare

by TheP6Pro

The Oracle Primavera P6 database allows any number of projects to be “exported” to a single XER file, and that XER file can be “imported” into a P6 database in a variety of ways:..

06/27/14

Milestone Performance Evaluation Tools

by Ten Six

There has been increased interest in developing the ability to objectively assess a Program/Project executing team’s ability to successfully meet their Integrated Management Plan (IMP) goals. Using the Baseline Execution Index (BEI)..

06/24/14

Deltek Cobra – Moving Money from UB to MR

by TheCobraGuy

Deltek Cobra has some very comprehensive features for managing the various budget accounts associated with an Earned Value Management (EVM) program and the audit logging of these accounts. For normal project baseline initialization the process is well designed and reasonably straightforward to use…