proimporter - Release 19.12 - Improved usability, new features, new quickfixes and bugfixes.




Release 19.12

Beside the optical improvements in dropdown menus and the general overview up to the technical manual, with the release 19.12 we have made general improvements in many areas.

Improved visibility of dropdown cells

Until now, the visual surface of the proimporter was the same for all cells. So it could not be distinguished which cells are editable and which are not. Only in the edit mode of a single cell it was obvious that a value can be selected from a dropdown menu.
With release 19.12, all non-editable fields will be marked grey and italicized. This allows you to see at a glance in which cells values can be adjusted.

 

2019 12 09 Ausgegraut2

Here you can see the difference between editable and non-editable fields.


Unique ID's

By shortening ID's for roles through the implemented Quickfix function, an ID can be created that is not unique. This led in Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM so far to the fact that these data were not transferred to Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM, because the tool does not allow duplications in the ID's simply.
The proimporter can now recognize and validate possible Unique constraint violations with its Quickfix function. Thus you avoid possible inconsistencies and keep your Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM database clean.


Improved import for calendars without workweek

Resources and calendars are essentially the backbone of any schedule. Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM uses workweek calendars to create reliable forecasts as a project planning tool. If the calendar in the XER-file does not contain a workweek, the XER-file is not imported into Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM, because in Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM calendars cannot exist without a workweek.
In the future, the proimporter will recognize whether the calendars to be imported contain a workweek. If this is not the case, the validation results in an error message. A standard workweek is then assigned to the calendar.


Technical manual

With release 19.12 we have made some additions to the technical manual. In addition, the manual is now available in English.


Resource Panel

Until now, the calendars of individual resources were not displayed in the overview of resources. With release 19.12 this changes and the calendars of the resources are now visible.

 

2019 12 09 calender Gesamtübersicht

The "Calendar" column has been added to the resource panel.


The following bugfixes are included in version 19.12:

Previously, under certain circumstances, there was an incorrect status message from the proimporter after loading data from Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM. This behavior has been corrected.

 

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Do you have any suggestions? You are welcome to send us your suggestions via our contact form. You can also use our chat function. At regular intervals we also offer webcasts for our proimporter. You can find the dates for these in our webcast announcements.

 

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Secure, faster, easier – proimporter

You know the exchange of project schedules via XER or mpp files and the issues that this causes in Oracle Primavera P6? You do not want to import any corrupted, inconsistent or irrelevant data into your database? You want to avoid time-consuming clean-up actions after an import? With proadvise proimporter we offer you the solution for fast, precise and secure imports of XER and mpp files directly into your P6 database!

Application area

proimporter is versatile in various applications

Consortium partners

who exchange monthly schedule updates with customers and suppliers

Administrators

who migrate data between different databases

New P6 customers

moving their existing MS Project schedules to P6

Overall schedulers and project managers

who consolidate subproject plans from various business units in P6

Your Benefit

Increase in data quality

Increase in data quality

through inspection and individual selection of the data to be imported
Cost savings

Cost savings

by avoiding the necessary database cleanup due to corrupt data
Training expense savings

Training expense savings

through intuitive user interface
Straightforward collaboration

Straightforward collaboration

externally with partners, suppliers, and customers and internally between your P6 databases
Importing Baselines

Importing Baselines

Baselines that have been converted to projects in P6 can be imported as baselines to the target database
Trouble free migration

Trouble free migration

easy transfer of data during reorganization or tool rollout

proimporter Roadmap – Outlook on our functional expansions

 

  Function included in product
  Function in planning

1st quarter of 2020

Minor improvement measures
Q1 2020

2nd quarter of 2020

Compatibility of the proimporter with Oracle® Primavera P6 PPM
Q2 2020

3rd quarter of 2020

Proof of concept for transferring XER files to the Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM cloud including performance tests
Q3 2020

4th quarter of 2020

Compatibility of the proimporter with the Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM Cloud
Locking global elements during import as soon as a user works on them
Q4 2020