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Key Features

With proimporter, projects can be updated at any time and project updates from suppliers, business partners and customers can be imported directly into your target database. The extensive functios of the tool enable a smooth and lossless import of xer and mpp files into Oracle Primavera P6.

Reduction of manual efforts and assurance of data quality

  • Individual mapping and selection of data objects such as calendars, codes, and UDFs
  • Genuine import of planned and actual data
  • Protecting global data from corruption
  • Storage of mapping settings via templates

Import validation

  • Uniform mapping of the different calculation logic of Oracle Primavera P6 and MS Project
  • Intuitive user guidance through necessary decisions and options

Support with initial project set-up and regular updates

  • Easy data import of xer and mpp files
  • Merging of sub-project plans
  • Synchronization of project progress between project partners

Further functions

  • Data consistency check

    • Checking the import file for validation errors
    • Avoiding an import of inconsistent data
    • Removing inconsistencies via quick-fix function
    • Import of xer files based on Primavera P6 calculation logic
  • Quick Fix Features

    • Shortening of too long Ids, e.g. Project, WBS, Activity, Resource, Role
    • Adding prefixes for non-unique IDs, e.g. Project, WBS, Activity, Resource, Role
    • Selection of baselines (if the number of possible baselines in the target database is limited)
    • Exclusion of unused resource calendars during import
    • Preventing corrupt data from being imported
  • User Reports

    • Report of all imported data
    • Detailed documentation of all changes made during the import process
    • Saving changes in a change report
    • Rollback option after Import
  • Project update

    • Updates of existing project plans from both xer and mpp files
    • Importing project progress
    • Structure updates (WBS, Activities)
    • Attribute updates

Functions according to user mode

proimporter offers three different user modes with different authorization levels:

  • User: imports to P6 with limited authorization

  • PowerUser: extended authorization and full range of functions

  • Admin: full authorization and access to full range of functions

Imports from MS project into Oracle Primavera P6

With proimporter, files from MS project in mpp format can be imported directly into Oracle Primavera P6 databases. Therefore, a conversion of the import file to XML is no longer necessary.