Category: Oracle Primavera

Working with SDEF and P6 Professional

Overview In 1986, the US Army Corps of Engineers recognized the need for a Standard Data Exchange Format (SDEF) to facilitate the exchange of data among contractors using various project management tools. The format chosen was a 132-character per line, fixed-length ASCII file, with data items, field positions, and field lengths explicitly defined by the…
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Oracle Primavera – Key Resource Loading Fields

Resource Loading in Primavera utilizes both Cost and Units Columns.  Knowing which fields are important is half the battle.  This page discusses some of the key fields / considerations to make when resource loading a schedule.  This document also discusses why some fields may be ignored when resource loading. Key Table Columns Having the right…
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