Last updated on JUNE 29, 2016
Applies to:Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 5.0 and later
Primavera Contractor - Version 5.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 5.0 and later
***Checked for relevance on 25-May-2012***
***Checked for relevance on 27-Oct-2014***
This document explains why the Planned Start and Planned Finish (Planned Dates) could be different from the Early Start and Early Finish (Early Dates). This document also addresses the following questions/scenarios:
- Why are Planned Dates no longer affected by Constraints or entries like Expected Finish?
- Planned Start does not equal Early Start (ES). Planned Finish does not equal Early Finish (EF).
- Baseline Start does not equal Baseline Early Start. Baseline Finish does not equal Baseline Early Finish.
- Early Start is equal to the Data Date for activity with Actual Start.
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