ProjectLink 10.1 : Baseline to measure the project performances
To be able to get control and stay in control we need a Baseline in our project that allow us to measure the progress. At this time ProjectLink doesn't support the Baseline and for our organization this shortage is a very real problem.
In the PTC Knowledge Base I have found the Document CS118721 that describe a partial solution, but this is not enough for us.
I have add in my ProjectLink 2 custom attributes : 'Baseline Start' (internal name 'SOFT_ATTTRIBUTE_1) and 'Baseline Finish' (internal name
The activity soft attribute is mapped to column likes PTC.SOFT_ATTRIBUTE_1 and PTC.SOFT_ATTRIBUTE_2 in Microsoft Project.
At this point we need to compare the baseline with the estimated date, but we have 2 problems:
1 - PTC.SOFT_ATTRIBUTE_1 and PTC.SOFT_ATTRIBUTE_2 in MS Project are exported as text instead of date 2 - even if they are date fields, I can't compare them because aren't put into baseline field
For solve my problem, I need that when I export the Project Plan from ProjectLink to MSProject, the system generate an XML that contain the