Tag: p6

Catalyst and LoadSpring Partner to Offer Cloud-Hosted Project Scheduling Software

INDIANAPOLIS (April 9, 2018) — The promise of the cloud meets the power of construction project scheduling with a new partnership formed today.   Catalyst, a top U.S. seller and services provider for Asta Powerproject and Oracle Primavera, has joined forces with cloud hosting giant LoadSpring to offer the software packages on reliable, access-anywhere cloud…
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Tip From Our Consultants: None of my Activities are Constrained So Why Do I Have Negative Float in My P6 Schedule?

There is negative float in your schedule and yet you’ve checked for constraints on your activities and can’t find any…puzzling, right? Unfortunately, there is a sneaky type of constraint at the project level that can also force negative float through the schedule even if none of the activities are constrained. It’s totally invisible when you’re…
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Tip From Our Consultants: Applying Filters to Bars in Primavera P6

A code field can be used to color code the bars. The example I usually use is a need to quickly see conflicting simultaneous operations (SimOps) in an outage/shutdown schedule. To demonstrate, this procedure will use a very simple example consisting of two modules and three different types of work.   This procedures suggests creating…
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How Chicago Public School System Manages Projects with Primavera P6

As the third-largest school system in the country, the Chicago Public School System tends to have plenty of irons in the fire. When it first implemented Primavera P6 into its construction management process, it was managing 1,000 remote workers across 175 active capital projects worth approximately $1.4 billion. Despite these large numbers, however, it had…
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Three Ways Asta Powerproject Outperforms Primavera P6

As the market leader for construction management software, Primavera P6 appears to have it all. That’s why so many of our clients are shocked to find out that there is software with all of Primavera’s functionality at a fraction of the cost. No, this isn’t a small startup looking to get new users. In fact,…
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