Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management

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  • Learn the powerful calculations behind a P6 CPM schedule
  • Master the real-time reporting features of Project Dashboards and the data behind them
  • Create Portfolio Scenarios to capture data for comparison and analysis
  • Learn how to use P6 features as well as best practice Project Management using P6
  • Make effective use of calculated User Defi ned Fields
  • Master organizational features of P6 such as the EPS, OBS, WBS, Roles, and Resources

In 2008 Oracle acquired Primavera Software, Inc., a leading provider of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solutions for project-intensive industries.

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management is an integrated project portfolio management (PPM) solution comprising role-specific functionality to satisfy each team member's needs, responsibilities, and skills. It provides a single solution for managing projects of any size, adapts to various levels of complexities within a project, and intelligently scales to meet the needs of various roles, functions, or skill levels in your organization and on your project team.

Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management aims to show you all the features and functionality of the software thoroughly and clearly.

With Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management, readers will master the core concepts of Primavera P6 and the new features associated with version 8.

This book is divided into two sections, in the first section we learn the fundamental concepts behind managing projects which include organizing projects, adding activities and relationships, assigning roles and resources, scheduling a project, and much more. In the second section we cover portfolio management and how to make the best use of the web client that includes working with portfolios, portfolio analysis, portfolio capacity planning, ROI, tracking performance, and lots more.

  • Get a detailed overview of Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management.
  • Manage your projects from just anywhere using simple e-mail and the P6 iPhone app.
  • Learn to create a new project in the P6 Professional Client
  • Integrate Primavera P6 with three main ERP systems: Oracle EBS, JD Edwards, and PeopleSoft.
Page Count 348
Course Length 10 hours 26 minutes
ISBN 9781849684682
Date Of Publication 21 Aug 2012


Daniel L. Williams, PhD

Daniel Williams first began working with Primavera in 2001 as part of an integration project with JD Edwards World. Since then, he has helped clients integrate Primavera with many other systems, such as PeopleSoft, Timberline, and Oracle EBS. His work centers around helping people make best use of Primavera and other software investments. Sometimes this involves heavy integration; sometimes it involves customization and automation of business processes. Sometimes it simply involves listening to people talk through their business goals and helping them come up with workable solutions. Daniel’s background includes a Ph.D. in Physics from Caltech, many years of programming in C, C++, C#, and Java, and for the past decade, leading numerous software development projects oriented around Primavera

Elaine Britt Krazer

Elaine Britt Krazer, PMP began working with Primavera products as a project manager for a Government contractor in a Top Secret environment in 2003. Having managed projects since 1986, she embraces Primavera as her tool of choice. She has written training materials and published materials that combine best practices (as defined by the Project Management Institute® and from experience) and the appropriate use of Primavera within client organizations. Her philosophy is that understanding an organizations’ strategic goals for projects are the foundation for project management excellence and Primavera is the tool of choice. She has a Masters Certificate from George Washington University 2002, and her Project Management Professional (PMP®) and ITIL Foundations certifications. She is an Oracle Certified Primavera Implementation Specialist and is Primavera Training Authorized. Elaine has worked in most major industries implementing Primavera. Her past includes technical change management, business process redesign, data center management and PMO creation.