Lean and Critical Path Scheduling: Bridging the Great Divide for Exceptional Outcomes

As the construction sector continues its strong rebound, expanded opportunities bring new challenges and business considerations. Project owners demand faster builds; skilled trade resources become increasingly scarce; cash flow requirements intensify; and costs—both real and reputational—mount for delays. These factors—and many more—exert considerable pressure on already narrow margins. Firms seek solutions to help them more consistently deliver projects on-time and …

Oracle Prime Project v18.3 Out Now – What Enhancements Have Been Made?

Oracle Prime Projects v18.3 Lean Enhancements In 18.3, Lean features a major usability enhancement by providing users the ability to select multiple Tasks in the Hopper and Planning Board and cut, copy, paste, drag and drop them. This release also features an interactive Gantt allowing users to change the due date and duration of Tasks from the Gantt view. Finally, …

Explore the Future of Project Delivery at Oracle Industry Connect 2018

What does the future of project delivery look like, and how do we – collectively – get there? What are the transformative ideas and innovations that are reshaping this landscape, enabling organizations to unlock new levels of productivity and operational effectiveness? What technologies and practices, nascent or still speculative today, are likely to be commonplace in 15 years? These and …

Primavera P6 EPPM Integration with Assemble Enables 4D Scheduling

The concept of 4D schedule simulation holds significant promise to improve project delivery by marrying highly detailed scheduling to building information models (BIM). Unfortunately, this approach has been difficult to implement, as the constantly changing nature of the models, activities, and other schedule data used makes it difficult to share information across project teams. But Oracle and Assemble Systems are …

Oracle Prime – Prime Targets for Transformation (White Paper)

We’re currently working with a rail client in implementing Primavera P6 with Oracle Prime. Our project delivery will enable site staff to access documentation and record issues as they perform their day to day maintenance activities, with all work linking back to the integrated master schedule in P6. This white paper gives some great information on how companies can simplify …

Creating a New Standalone Database in Oracle Primavera Professional

In this short, illustrated document we talk you through how to create a new standalone P6 database. There are two very good reasons why you might want or need to do this: If you have a database that you use for your business, that has a standard set of Calendars, Resources, Roles, User defined Fields and any amount of configuration, …

Checking out Projects in P6 Cloud

One of the simple but fantastic features in Primavera EPPM Cloud is the ability to check projects out of the cloud environment, and download them into your local database. With large projects holding lots of data, you will get the benefits of working locally on your desktop or power laptop. If you’d like to know more, just click the link …

Oracle Prime Cloud Service

Oracle Prime has been on the horizon for a little while now, and in the next few blog posts we’re going to take a look at why Dividend thinks that this new Oracle application is a game changer for EPPM solutions. Oracle Prime is a cloud based enterprise solution that allows users to manage all aspects of project management and …

New Cloud Solution Helps Mid-size Public Entities Improve Infrastructure Project Portfolio Management

It’s a struggle common to most public entities: trying to successfully manage vital infrastructure improvement projects amid large backlogs, limited budgets, and public scrutiny of decisions. Adding to the challenge are all the outdated and disjointed legacy applications in use at such organizations, which do little to help public officials get the visibility and data they need to optimize their …

Introducing the NEC4 contract suite

The new NEC4 contract suite was published in June 2017. It builds upon the success of NEC3 contracts, which have had a transformative effect on the construction industry since their introduction 12 years ago. The launch of NEC4 reflects continuing evolution of industry practice while retaining the proven and unique NEC processes for collaboration, fair dealing and good project management. …