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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 13. Measuring and Scoring Projects

In the last chapter we surveyed the many charts, graphs, and tables available to use in analyzing projects. Armed with these tools we will now see how to use and learn more about them through the following topics:

  • Scoring projects
  • Creating and using scenarios
  • Waterline Analysis

Scoring projects

When analyzing a portfolio, there are many criteria that you can use—budget versus actual costs, spend per month, production rates, and capital returns. All these data points can be daunting, and sometimes you want to use a single metric that captures the overall health of your projects. Primavera provides just such a metric in the project score. This can be the best of all worlds; one score representing all the items ...

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