Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Catch up, part of OmniPlan 3 Essential Training.
- Managing projects and working with base lines,…we've generally been advancing individual tasks manually.…That is, just talking about a specific task,…say, design approval being done, so we move its…slider to complete, or in the Inspector,…we fill in 100% done, or 50% done for halfway there.…There is another way to advance the tasks…in a project, and it's specifically useful…for when everything is on track.…
It's called Catching Up, and it's just like…what it sounds like.…If everything in your project has been progressing…on plan, you can use the Catch Up command…to simply advance all of the tasks to a specific date.…Here's how it works.…Up under Project, we can go Catch Up to Date.…Now, we have a few choices here,…but they're pretty self explanatory.…By the way, you'll have to be very careful…if you want to use the Exercise File to Catch Up to Date,…because obviously, you won't be watching this…on the same date that I recorded it.…
So, this is the current date, but if you wanted…to Catch Up a project to a custom date,…
The course explains how to most efficiently create and assign resources, including grouping resources, assigning duration and effort, and modifying individual schedule expectations. Learn how to use views; track project progress with critical paths, Gantt charts, and baselines; and configure different project settings. Chapter 9 shows how to work with OmniPlan Pro's expanded feature set, including Monte Carlo simulations and the multiproject dashboard.
- Navigating the OmniPlan interface
- Viewing projects as Gantt charts
- Starting new projects
- Creating milestones, tasks, and dependencies
- Grouping and splitting tasks
- Assigning resources to tasks
- Working with the Calendar and Network views
- Checking and finalizing a project plan
- Gauging progress with baselines
- Configuring start and end dates, styles, templates, and more
- Working with OmniPlan Pro
Skill Level Beginner
1. Navigate the Interface
2. Work with Projects and Project Elements
3. Work with Tasks
4. Work with Resources
5. Calendar and Network Views
6. Finalize a Project Plan
7. Gauge Progress with Baselines
8. Project Configuration
9. OmniPlan Pro
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