Steelray Project Analyzer - Video Training

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Learn how to use Steelray Project Analyzer the easy way: by watching this free video course! There are nine videos, each just a few minutes long, for a total of about 33 minutes. We recommend that you watch them in order, because some of the videos build on concepts from earlier videos.


1: Getting Started


The first video in the series. In under two minutes, you'll see how to load and run a scorecard on a project schedule!

2: The Scorecard


In this video, we'll take a deeper dive into the scorecard that was created in the previous video. You'll learn how to use these scorecards to improve the quality of your schedule.

3: The Project Area, Project Sets


This video introduces the Project Area and Project Sets. Project Sets are collections of projects, often used for comparing two schedules. This video sets up the next video (schedule comparison).

4: Schedule Comparison


Building on the creation of project set in the previous video, you'll learn how easy it is to compare two schedules.

5: DCMA Reports


In this video, you'll see how to use the DCMA Reports in Steelray Project Analyzer. In addition to the DCMA 14 Point Assessment, you can configure your own tweaks in a customizable version or run the newer DCMA EVAS schedule checks.

6: Custom Filters and Criteria


One of the most powerful features of Analyzer is the ability to create your own criteria (checks). This video walks you through the 3 steps in adding a custom criterion:

  1. Creating an SPA filter
  2. Creating a criterion that uses the filter
  3. Adding the new criterion to a report

7: Global Pre-filters


Revisiting SPA filters, we learn how to use an SPA Filters to run reports on a portion of a schedule.

8: Export/Import Reports


In this video, you'll learn how to share reports you've created or customized with other Analyzer users. This is helpful in establishing a set of best scheduling practices in your organization.

9: Justification


In this video, you'll learn how to use a custom field in your project schedule to "justify" certain tasks by providing an explanation on why it will be flagged on a specific check. It's possible to ignore justified tasks using this feature.