Oracle Primavera P6 V8 Feature List

Posted by Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. on Monday, June 4, 2012

By default, when Primavera refers in their documentation to P6 EPPM they are referring to the web. They will specifically say "P6 Optional Client" or "P6 Professional" to refer to the client.

Release 8 includes the following major features in the web:

  • All administration is now in the web (and not in the client)
  • Schedule checker that performs the DCMA 14-point schedule analysis
  • One dialog for Baseline Management
  • Email links to specific Activity Views
  • Management of all job services now performed from the web
  • Custom toolbars
  • Multi-project resource assignments view (without needing to open projects)
  • Resource assignments Gantt view
  • Users can update their own Personal Calendars and have an ability to synch with other calendar tools
  • Integrated Project Risk Management
  • Web based reporting (BI Publisher is integrated into P6) – reports can be output in different formats, scheduled and distributed via different methods (printers, file, email, content repository etc.)
  • Integration with Oracle Business Process Management (BPM) for workflows – replaces old workflow approach

The following changes are available in P6 Professional:

  • Timescaled logic diagrams
  • The user interface has had a face lift with tabbed window layouts, tiled windows, and enhanced menus and toolbars
  • Offline mode is available


  • Project templates replace the Methodology Manager module
  • Team members can status tasks via email or iPhone App
  • Integration with Oracle User Productivity Kit (UPK) for creating P6 tutorials
  • New Web Services and API functionality

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