Schedule Contingency Methods

Overview This post provides methods of allocating time contingency, that may be useful when constructing or reviewing project schedules. Note - guidance in determining time contingency values is beyond the scope of this article. Contingency vs Float For the purposes...

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Schedule Levels and Schedule Silos

A timely LinkedIn post by Kul Bhushan Uppal, served as a reminder on the purpose of schedule levels and issues around the use of these. What are Schedule Levels? AACEi Recommended Practice (RP) 27R-03 - Schedule Classification System, provides a useful definition:...

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Primavera P6 Views and Layouts

This article provides a brief overview and a downloadable reference card on Primavera P6 Views and Layouts. Overview In a previous post on Activity Codes in P6 , it was suggested that using Activity Codes could take up an entire day of Primavera Training, Another...

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Its Not Rocket Scheduling!

When Tim Mather and I struck upon Rocket Scheduling as a useful term, it wasn’t just a play on the phrase “it’s not rocket science” (or even better – “rocket surgery”). One fitting example is the process of developing project schedules from team planning sessions,...

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