O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 5. Adding Activities and Relationships

In this chapter we discuss the basic element of a schedule—the activity. An activity is a unit of work that must be done in order to complete part of a project. Though the specific definition depends on the nature of your work and your specific project, an activity generally lasts from a few hours to a few days. An activity can involve a crew of people, or could be a passive activity such as waiting for the concrete to set.

In P6, activities have many properties that can be combined so the activity will schedule, progress, and report in a way that proves that the project and schedule will meet the scope and requirements. This combination of settings represents a chain of features giving users a lot ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required