Dashboards build upon those analysis tools and present project and portfolio information
way that is easy to set up and use. These dashboards can be customized and assigned so that specific users or groups of users can see the same information when they log into the system. Dashboards can be configured to suit individual needs or literally
get everyone on the same page.
Question No: 53
What is the significance of setting quot;Summarize project based on high-level resource planningquot;?
Summarized project data will reflect top-down plans.
Summarized project data will reflect bottoms-up plans.
Summarized project data will reflect actuals pushed from another application.
Summarized project data will be monetized.
Explanation: Typically, use the High Level Resource Planning option for future projects that are currently planning only high-level resource allocation requirements, or for projects that are underway, but for which you do not want to assign resources at a detailed activity- level.
Note: ‘Summarize Project Based on’ determines whether the Summarizer calculates and displays rolled-up data based on resource assignments at the activity or project level.
Note 2: You can summarize project data to a specific WBS level when calculating and maintaining summary data.
Question No: 54
Identify two ways of quickly creating templates.
Create a template from an existing project.
Copy/paste existing project into templates node.
User Project Architect to modify templates.
Create complexity formulas to modify templates.
Base a new template on an existing template.
Explanation: You can create a template from an existing project, create it from scratch, or create it from another template.
Note: Creating a new project template
As mentioned, you can either create a template from an existing project.
From the main menu, choose the Projects tab and click on the Add Project Template icon. You get the following page:
Where, Copy from existing project or template: Allows you to create a template based on an existing project or template.
Question No: 55
Where are workflows accessed?
In the EPS
In the dashboards
In the workspace
Explanation: The Workflow portlet is displayed in a Dashboard. Example:
Setup and Configuration: After your administrator sets up BPM, configure a dashboard to display the Workflows portlet.
Action Required Tab: This tab shows the tasks that are important to you (the currently logged in user).
My Workflows Tab: This tab enables you to view all workflows according to role and status filters you can set.
Initiate a Workflow: Click Initiate a Workflow to start a new instance of a workflow based on a predesigned template.
When a specific user or any user assigned to a role or group logs into P6, the Workflows portlet on their dashboard will display their relevant tasks at this stage of the workflow, as authenticated by BPM.
Reference: Oracle Primavera P6, Working with Workflows in P6
Question No: 56
In your project, cost and work effort is not subject to change. Which duration type should be used?
Fixed Duration and Units/Time
Fixed Duration and Units
Explanation: Cost and work is here least flexible. If total work effort or fixed costs are most important, choose Fixed Units.
Note: Working with Duration Types Duration type options
Duration type determines whether the schedule, resource availability, or cost is most inflexible when calculations are performed to reflect activity progress. Duration type affects update calculations only when resources are assigned to an activity.
Choose a duration type based on which factor is the most important, or least flexible, in planning your project.
If schedule is most important, choose Fixed Duration and Units/Time or Fixed Duration and Units.
If resource availability is most important, choose Fixed Units/Time.
If total work effort or fixed costs are most important, choose Fixed Units.
Question No: 57
You are a project manager on a fixed-bid contract. This contract has actually been positioned as a quot;loss leaderquot; within your company because it is your first contract with this customer. The hope is that you can prove yourself to the customer and win additional business at higher margins down the road. The margins for this contract are very slim.
What would be the best solution to set up in P6 to give you the visibility that you need to minimize the probable financial loss?
Set a Mandatory Finish constraint at each contractual milestone and track schedule performance against the constraint.
Set all activities in your project plan to Physical % Complete, and use Remaining Duration to track schedule performance.
Set all activities in your project plan to Units % Complete, and use Remaining units to track schedule performance
Set a Must finish By date at the project level, and track schedule performance using float in the project plan.
Answer: B Explanation:
Note: Percent complete
You can also update activity status by entering the completed percentage against it. In the Activity Details screen, you can set the percentage complete for the activity to be one of these three types: