Primavera P6 Users

We’re working on a couple of new products for you! If you’re interested in finding out more, send a quick email to us ea@steelray.com.

Premier News About IPMW 2020

Steelray is proud to announce that we are a Premier Sponsor at this year’s IPMW Virtual, a workshop for integrated program management. January 19-21 & Jan 25-27, 2021. http://test.mycpm.org/ipmw-virtual/ #cpm #ipmw2020

Join Us This Evening

Steelray is excited to be the speaker at this evening’s CPM WDC (College of Performance Management, Washington DC) chapter meeting. It’s virtual, so all are welcome regardless of where you’re based. When: Thursday, September 17, 2020, 5:20 – 7:00 pmFree Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cpm-wdc-schedule-performance-exposed-w-brian-leach-tickets-118199011425 Topic: Schedule Performance Exposed: Schedule Delay Analysis Why did the finish data move? How… Continue reading Join Us This Evening

New Video: The True Purpose of a Project Schedule

This is the first in a series of explainer videos I’m making while under the stay-at-home order. In the video, we answer the burning question: What’s the true purpose of tools like Microsoft Project and Primavera P6? 

Grammarly Premium Rocks

I know this is a free plug, but whatever. I’ve been using Grammarly’s free version for a while now, and I made two changes recently. First, I started doing my writing inside of their web application. Second, I upgraded to their premium version. I figured I’d give it a month and see for myself whether… Continue reading Grammarly Premium Rocks

In Microsoft Project, Summary Tasks are Misnamed

Microsoft Project has a feature called summary tasks. In Microsoft’s world, you take a bottom-up approach to creating your schedule. You create a list of tasks, and when you realize one can be broken up into smaller activities, you create those smaller tasks and indent them (making them subtasks), and your original task becomes a… Continue reading In Microsoft Project, Summary Tasks are Misnamed

A Must Have Software Utility

I’m kind of obsessed with productivity tools, and they generally fall into one of two categories: the ones everyone should use and the rest. It’s our company mission to make must-have tools (viewers, analyzers, exporters) for people who are writing, updating or reviewing project schedules.  We live in a niche; we design and deliver productivity software products for… Continue reading A Must Have Software Utility