Percent Complete Fields in Primavera P6

Anyone who has used Primavera P6 before might have at least some problems understanding the way different percent complete fields are calculated and related to each other. This software supports many different kinds of percent completes and relationships between them to cover all of your needs. In this free ebook, the whole structure of the percent complete fields are explained.

 

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Project Scheduling Rules

This eBook is a collection of 19 essential rules of project scheduling which I find important and useful. These rules are based on the PMI and the DoD standards and codes.

I’ve explained the reasons behind each one, and the way you can apply them in the real world.

Table of Contents

  • Rule 01: Scheduling Methodology Should Be Documented and Approved
  • Rule 02: The Schedule Should Have a Complete Scope
  • Rule 03: Level-of-Efforts Should not Be Critical and Should not Have Variance
  • Rule 04: Activities Should Have Unique Names
  • Rule 05: Activity Names Should Have a Verb
  • Rule 06: Each Activity Should Have at Least One Predecessor and One Successor
  • Rule 07: Activities Should not Be Dangling
  • Rule 08: Most Relationships Should Be FS
  • Rule 09: SF Relationships Should Be Avoided as Much as Possible
  • Rule 10: Long Lags Should not Be Used
  • Rule 11: The Number of Lags Should Be the Fewest Possible
  • Rule 12: The Number of Leads Should Be the Fewest Possible
  • Rule 13: Activities Should not Have Negative Floats
  • Rule 14: Activities should not Have Long Floats
  • Rule 15: Activities Should not Be Split
  • Rule 16: Date Constraints Should Be the Fewest Possible
  • Rule 17: Date Constraints Had Better Be Implemented Through Milestones
  • Rule 18: Activities Should not Have Long Durations
  • Rule 19: Duration Units Had Better Be the Same

Editions

  • First edition: discontinued
  • Second edition: available in the publisher’s website
  • Third edition: will be available until mid 2016, under Creative Commons license

Note: the book used to be available for free, but the publisher, Book Boon, has switched to a subscription-based model in 2015, and you can have access to this and many other books by paying a small amount now.

 

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