proimporter - Hammock Tasks & E-Days




import eday from MSP to Oracle Primavera P6 EPPM

Elapsed Days from MSP only can be imported manually to Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM, yet. With the proimporter you import Edays cleanly, automatically and without any additional effort.

 

With the proimporter you simplify your daily work routine significantly.

 

Logic differences between Microsoft Project® tasks and Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM activities are always a challenge for the import, because so far Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM does not consider these or only partly. 

Especially with more complicated processes, such as the Hammock Task, a logic bridging is necessary. A Hammock Task is a process that start and end dates are synchronized with the start date of another task and the end date of another subsequent task. In this way, a macro operation spans a certain phase of a schedule, which is to be considered super ordinate, for example, for resource planning or for certain evaluation purposes.

When importing to Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM, the database now does not recognize these Hammock Tasks from Microsoft Project® as such and the information is lost during the import. The proimporter recognizes the information correctly and imports these tasks as Level of Effort activity to Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM. Thus, data loss can be avoided and the appointment chain can be imported cleanly. 

Elapsed Days are also a regular challenge for project managers. In Microsoft Project® it is possible to ignore the duration of an activity in the stored calendar. This is especially useful for processes that - beyond the normal working day - also take place on weekends (e.g. drying concrete), or for machine availability that can last 24 hours a day. With the proimporter you import these edays directly from the MPP file into Oracle® Primavera P6 EPPM. The tool uses a 24/7 project calendar for this purpose. This ensures that every day is a working day and that the deadlines are correctly met.

 

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