Oracle Release Primavera P6 Version 17.7

Primavera P6 Release 17.7

In July, Oracle released 2nd iteration of its Primavera P6 EPPM & Primavera P6 Professional Project Management application, release 17.7 

Primavera P6 that releases are now being rolled-out to Primavera Cloud first, with a general release coming to on-premise customers later. Primavera Cloud customers are receiving updates much more often than on-premise users, a strategy to encourage companies to migrate to the Primavera Cloud.

What’s New in Primavera P6 EPPM Release 17.7

Oracle continue migrating Primavera P6 EPPM from its Java-based platform to HTML5. Java has proved to delayed the product going forward and it’s been at least 2 years since the team announced P6 EPPM was moving to HTML5

Pages Updated to HTML5 in P6 17.7

  • Activity Network (Including Trace Logic)
  • Print and Print Preview
  • Document Viewer

HTML5 Page added in P6 17.6

  • Assignments page (this includes resource allocation analysis)

Pages updated to HTML5 in version 17.5

  • Capacity Planning (scenarios not available in the new standard view)
  • Import/Export from the Activities page. This enhancement to the Activities page also allows Classic (Java) and Standard (HTML5) views to be exported and then imported as Standard user views.

Updated to HTML5 in version 17.4

  • Manage Portfolios
  • Open Portfolios
  • And enhance in the same release:
  • Add WBS Notes, including their activities on the Activities page
  • Add columns for Project, WBS, and Activity UDFs on the Resource Assignments page

Updated to HTML5 in version 17.3

  • View calendar: EPS, Activities, Resource Assignments, and Resource Administration pages
  • Dashboards: My Issues Portlet
  • New Administration tab (this appears to the right of the Reports tab)

Updated to HTML5 in version 17.2

  • Global and Project Schedule Services have been updated to HTML5 and streamlined into a single page (available from the Administer menu)
  • Dashboards: Customize Dashboard Pickers, My Calendar Portlet
  • Status Updates: this page added to the new Approvals section, along with the Timesheet approvals
  • My Preferences

Enhanced Pages in this release include:

  • The Resource Assignment page to support multiple views
  • The EPS page now includes Global Search and Replace

Updated to HTML5 in version 17.1

  • User Interface Views
  • Update Existing Users from LDAP

The new feature disables the applets and allows admin to limit users to only HTML pages.This can be useful for preventing users from encountering Java-related issues. An applet setting in Application Settings affects all users

And the following existing page enhancements include:

  • Duration and project UDF values roll up (for example to the EPS or WBS levels)
  • Move Left and Move Right options are available, to reposition an item in the WBS, EPS or other hierarchy
  • Interval-based grouping has been added

Key Link:

https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E80666_01/English/User_Guides/whats_new/whats_new_in_p6_eppm.pdf

Blog Contributed by Sneha R(Marketing)

 

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