Primavera - FAQ's
What is Primavera?
Primavera is a company that was recently bought by Oracle that specializes
in project management software. Although the software is typically
used for large-scale construction projects, it is also regularly
used to monitor software & pharmaceutical development.
How much do scheduler’s
Starting salaries for schedulers typically range from $55,000 to
$65,000. However, Sr. Schedulers can make upwards of $150,000+.
When was Primavera
Primavera was founded in 1983 when it came out with a DOS-based
version of the program.
What is CPM scheduling?
CPM, or Critical Path Method Scheduling refers to a sequence of
activities that determine the completion date of a project. These
activities form the Critical Path of a project due to the fact that
the completion of each one of these activities is necessary for
the progression of the project.
What is Suretrak?
Suretrak is a standalone, more basic version of Primavera Project
Manager (P6) software that is easily accessible to the non-scheduler
as well. For this very reason, it is often used in conjunction with
Primavera Project Manager where superintendents will status construction
activities on a regular basis and then export the updates to a scheduler.
However, the creation of P6 has led Primavera to gradually start
to discontinue Suretrak.
What is Expedition?
Expedition is a multi-user project administration and contract administration
product that incorporates document management capabilities.
What is P3, P5,
These are the commonly used abbreviations for the different versions
of Primavera Project Management software ranging from oldest to
What is the newest
version of Primavera Project Management? What’s new?
Primavera P6.2 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management. This version
on the surface is nearly identical to Primavera 5, however large
advancements in web-integration, including a web control panel for
multi-user access, have been made to this version. It also is more
stable than P5 with a lot of the bugs having been fixed.
How much revenue
did Primavera have before being purchased by Oracle?
Primavera had around $180 million in revenue in 2007.