P6 Filters Most Used in Schedule Reporting (Activity Filtering)-Part2

Prepare Schedule Analysis Filters

In last week, P6 Filters Most Used in Schedule Reporting (Activity Filtering)-Part1 has been published and we have discussed how to build Lookahead filters. This week, we will discuss on Schedule Analysis Filters.

If you are working on level3 schedule, it involves baseline schedule quality assessment and analysing project status. This can be achieved by using schedule analysis filters also known as schedule review filters. The most common used filers are

P6 Filters Most Used in Schedule Reporting (Activity Filtering)-Part1

Suppose you are working on a project or maintenance schedule with thousands of activities, then you might want to make the report (layout) for the activities scheduled to start in next 3 weeks, weekly plan(weekly progress status) report, executive summary report, milestone reports, traffic-light report, and schedule analysis reports and so on. You can set the criteria that determine which activities in P6 displays in the layout or project report. With the combination of filters criteria and grouping activity column, you can make customized layouts (reports) for your team. 

The most used filters in schedule reporting and activity filtering are

(1) Lookahead filters

(2) Schedule Analysis Filters

(3) Activity Name & ID Filters

(4) Resource Filters

3 Ways to View Activity Count Tutorial for P6

There are 3 easy ways to count number of activities in P6 whether you are curious to know total number of activities for the entire project or total number of activities for individual WBS, Activity Code and filter results. The following questions can be answered if you know how to count number of project activities,
(1) Total project activities

(2) Total activity count by WBS or Activity Code ( e.g. total engineering activity, procurement activity and construction activity)

(3) Total activity with constraints

(4) Total activity with external link

(5) Total major milestones out of overall activities

(6) Total activities with broken logic (e.g no predecessor, no successor)

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