Fast Tracking vs. Crashing

Project managers are typically under great pressure to complete their project in as little time as possible. However, in reality, project schedules do not always perform exactly...

How to Login to Bluebeam Studio

Bluebeam Studio is an cloud-based application within Bluebeam Revu that allows for collaboration over the entirety of a project’s life cycle. Bluebeam Studio has been available...

How to Use Activity Steps in Primavera P6

In Primavera P6, activity Steps allow the scheduler to break down an activity into smaller units of work. Instead of adding additional activities to the schedule, which increases...

How to Calibrate a Page for Measurement Markups in Bluebeam Revu 2018

 Welcome to our first Blog posting. In this blog series, we will be discussing a number of topics ranging from tips and tricks for Bluebeam Revu and Primavera P6, to rising...

How to Set Up a SQL Server Database for Primavera P6 Professional

In order to use Primavera P6 Professional, you must first set up a database. There are several different types of databases that can be used, depending on how you will be...

How to Change Column Titles in Primavera P6 Professional

Most screens in Primavera P6 Professional, such as the Activities, Projects, and WBS screens, feature a table that displays specific types of data. The data shown in these tables...

Oracle Primavera Cloud vs Primavera P6: 9 Advantages of Oracle Primavera Cloud

In this day and age, many software companies are moving to the cloud and offering their programs as subscription services. There are many benefits to this for the end users:...

What’s New in Bluebeam Revu 20

Bluebeam Revu 20 is finally here! Revu 20 delivers an easy and secure way to communicate and collaborate with project partners to maximize project efficiency and minimize risk....

Primavera P6 Updates and Upgrades

Primavera P6 Updates & Upgrades Welcome to our new Primavera P6 Updates blog! Our goal is to review and distill information about all Oracle/Primavera software releases and...

How to Perform a Visual Search in a Drawing Set in Bluebeam Revu 2018 & 2019

Trying to quickly locate all plumbing fixtures in a drawing set? You can quickly find all fixtures using the Visual Search tool. Here’s how to do this using Bluebeam Revu 2018...

Oracle Primavera Blog

Using Scenarios in Oracle Primavera Cloud

Using Scenarios in Oracle Primavera Cloud

Users transitioning from Primavera P6 to Oracle Primavera Cloud (OPC) will find many familiar tools and functions, such as the ability to create baselines and compare the current schedule to a baseline version. However, along with baselines, OPC has introduced a new...

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How Much Does Primavera P6 Cost?

How Much Does Primavera P6 Cost?

*Updated August 3rd, 2022 to reflected price change. There are a number of purchase options for Primavera P6 available, which can be confusing for prospective users of the software. For those that are interested in P6 Professional or Enterprise, here is a quick...

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Object Types Available in Oracle Primavera Cloud

Object Types Available in Oracle Primavera Cloud

As a multi-faceted scheduling solution, Oracle Primavera Cloud offers a wide variety of functionality for different types of work. For CPM schedulers, OPC can be used to create and manage a variety of projects and programs, while portfolio managers can utilize it to...

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What is a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)?

What is a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)?

In terms of project management, the work breakdown structure (WBS) is a hierarchical breakdown of a project’s deliverables or phases. On a basic level, a WBS allows project managers to organize the project’s activities into different categories to create an overall...

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What Do General Contractors Do?

What Do General Contractors Do?

General contractors are construction professionals who organize, coordinate, and oversee construction projects from start to finish. They are typically referred to as GC’s in the construction industry. GCs' are often hired by property and construction managers. They...

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How to Create a Project in Oracle Primavera Cloud

How to Create a Project in Oracle Primavera Cloud

Oracle Primavera Cloud (OPC), Oracle’s cloud based collaboration solution, allows users to work with a variety of objects for different workflows. Combining portfolio management with project planning, OPC allows for the creation of projects, portfolios, programs, and...

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When Will Lumber Prices Go Down?

When Will Lumber Prices Go Down?

Rising lumber prices Since 2020, Lumber prices have risen a whopping 135%. This has pushed the average price of a single family home up by 18,000 dollars. This rise is due in large part to the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused sawmills to decrease their labor and...

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How to Earn Primavera P6 Certification

How to Earn Primavera P6 Certification

Oracle Primavera P6 is one of the most powerful project management tools available today, allowing users full control over every aspect of their project. From cost and resource loading to planning management, P6 offers control and collaboration capabilities that give...

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Bluebeam Revu Blog

Raster PDFs vs. Vector PDFs in Bluebeam Revu

Raster PDFs vs. Vector PDFs in Bluebeam Revu

As a PDF viewer and editor, Bluebeam Revu allows you to work with any and all PDFs, regardless of how data is encoded within them. Most often, the content within a PDF document will be encoded as one of two types of data: raster or vector. Although Bluebeam Revu can...

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How to Create Custom Tool Sets in Bluebeam Revu

How to Create Custom Tool Sets in Bluebeam Revu

In Bluebeam Revu, the Tool Chest allows you to store and save customized markups for reuse. Oftentimes, Revu users may need to customize markups to work with specific projects - such as measurement markups that represent different flooring materials or color coded...

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Bluebeam Training Videos

Bluebeam Training Videos

There are many options for Bluebeam training. There is onsite training, virtual training over Zoom, and Bluebeam video tutorials to name a few. Bluebeam training videos are the most accessible and affordable option. It requires no travel, no overhead, and doesn’t...

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What Do General Contractors Do?

What Do General Contractors Do?

General contractors are construction professionals who organize, coordinate, and oversee construction projects from start to finish. They are typically referred to as GC’s in the construction industry. GCs' are often hired by property and construction managers. They...

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How to Login to Bluebeam Studio

How to Login to Bluebeam Studio

Bluebeam Studio is an cloud-based application within Bluebeam Revu that allows for collaboration over the entirety of a project’s life cycle. Bluebeam Studio has been available for free from all versions of Revu - Standard, CAD, and eXtreme - from 2012 on. Studio...

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When Will Lumber Prices Go Down?

When Will Lumber Prices Go Down?

Rising lumber prices Since 2020, Lumber prices have risen a whopping 135%. This has pushed the average price of a single family home up by 18,000 dollars. This rise is due in large part to the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused sawmills to decrease their labor and...

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What is Bluebeam?

What is Bluebeam?

Millions of architecture, engineering, and construction professionals all over the world utilize Bluebeam software to help their projects go smoothly. But who exactly is Bluebeam and what can their software do for your project? Bluebeam is a software company...

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How to get into Project Management

How to get into Project Management

Project management roles are in demand  in many different fields. In fact, you can find project managers in just about every industry from construction to medicine and beyond. Since this career has such a broad reach, it can be hard to know where to get started. Here...

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What is AEC?

What is AEC?

The acronym “AEC” in this case refers to “Architecture, Engineering, and Construction.”  AEC is a group of professionals who bring together their expertise in the fields of Architecture, Engineering and Construction in order to complete construction projects. Each...

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