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Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management by Daniel L. Williams PhD, Elaine Britt Krazer

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Oracle Primavera P6

In this chapter, we introduce Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management or P6 for short. P6 is used worldwide to schedule projects in a range of industries, including construction, energy, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, IT, and finance, to name a few. At first glance, the program may appear daunting in the scope of its capabilities. It is the hope of the authors that this book will establish for our readers a strong foundation in P6 that will allow them to use P6 with confidence on a daily basis.

In this chapter we will cover:

  • Product history
  • What's in the Name?
  • P6 Core Concepts
  • What's New in P6 Release 8

Product history

The core concepts of project scheduling were laid down in the years ...

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