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Author: Scott Carrico

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 by Scott Carrico

Time-scaled logic diagrams (TSLD) are typically required by NAVFAC and USACE contracts for baseline and monthly update schedules. Primavera P6 incorporates TSLD in versions 8.3 through 17+ and can be difficult to navigate. In Primavera P6 software package, TSLD can be referred to as a network...

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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 by Scott Carrico

General contractors will have many what-if scenarios as a project progresses fromstart to finish. These what-if scenarios will help determine response to complications that arise on a construction site. Typically, Primavera users will create a sandbox EPS node to account for the ideas and...

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Friday, Aug 25, 2017 by Scott Carrico

Learn how to export a Primavera P6 file into Trimble LeanSight. 

At BuildingPoint Pacific, we create, modify, update, and track project schedules with our team of schedulers and planners located throughout California. This normally occurs on a monthly cycle with Oracle...

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Monday, Jul 03, 2017 by Scott Carrico

Learn How to Import a Microsoft Project 2016 Schedule into Primavera P6 in versions 8.3 through 16.2.

One of the most valuable tools on a construction project that the stakeholders can create, communicate, and modify is the construction or project schedule. A through schedule that has the...

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Sunday, May 28, 2017 by Scott Carrico

BuildingPoint Pacific wrapped up a six week long Primavera P6 training session with Rudolph and Sletten (R&S) last month in their San Diego, California office. The class consisted of project managers, assistant project managers, and superintendents in a two-hour per week course, either in...

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by Scott Carrico

How to change the labels in the Gantt Chart

A common question in Primavera P6 classes is how to change the labels in the Gantt Chart. The process to change the labels can be thorny. Typically, people would assume that where they change the color of the bar is where they change the label;...

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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 by Scott Carrico

Scott Carrico, Scheduler at BuildingPoint Pacific shares his tips and techniques when working with Primavera P6 Scheduling tool.

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