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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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Summary

The capacity planning feature is one of P6's most valuable and it is one of the easiest to use. With most of P6's power coming from the schedule, inputting a high-level schedule with estimated hours and roles gives incredible power to an organization looking to plan for its future needs in terms of people and money. Simple, dynamic adjustments create immediate scenarios for analysis before committing to the changes. Users can pinpoint where rentals, overtime, cross training, or other solutions will be required, months and years in advance simply by moving a bar on a bar chart!

In the next chapter we look at how to bring together all of the tools we have covered in the book so far to create dashboards. These dashboards provide quick views ...

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