Deltek Acumen Fuse

Our Deltek Acumen Fuse online training course takes you through how to perform detailed schedule analysis on your projects. You will learn how you can save time on manual validation and spot and resolve errors quickly, so your schedule is optimized.

Creating high quality schedules is one of the most important considerations for both your company and your customer. After taking our Acumen Fuse course, you’ll have a detailed understanding of how to use the compliance capabilities, bench-marking, reporting and, of course, identifying how best to use the information to improve your schedule.

Course Contents

Lesson 1 – Introduction To Acumen Fuse

  • Purpose and History of Acumen Fuse
  • Acumen Project Maturity Framework
  • Acumen Fuse Diagnostic Process and Forensics

Lesson 2 (Parts 1 & 2) – Getting to know Acumen

  • Basic Navigation in Acumen
  • Tour of Acumen Maturity Framework
  • Acumen File Structure
  • Forensics and Metrics tabs

Lesson 3 – Viewing a Single Schedule

  • Importing Project Data
  • Viewing the Schedule
  • Activity Table Controls

Lesson 4 (Parts 1 & 2) – Analyzing a Single Schedule

  • Performing a Schedule Quality Metric Group Analysis
  • Review of Metric Results Analyzers: Ribbon, Phase, Intersection
  • Metrics Based Scoring

Lesson 5 (Parts 1 & 2) – Metrics tab

  • Exploring the Metrics tab
  • Metric Basic Structure and How to Modify a Metric
  • Metric Group Creation

Lesson 6 (Parts 1 & 2) – Snapshots & Scenarios

  • Snapshots and Trend Analysis
  • Scenarios and Modification in Bottom Details, Calibration Slider, and Schedule Realism Advisor
  • Scenarios and Brief Overview of Cleanse Schedule and Acceleration Features
  • Exporting Scenarios

Lesson 7 (Parts 1, 2 & 3) – Key Metric Groups

  • Notable Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) 14-Point Assessment Metrics including: Missed Tasks, Critical Path Length Index (CPLI), and Baseline Execution Index (BEI)
  • Logic, Lags, and Constraints Metric Groups
  • Baseline Compliance Metric Group

Lesson 8 (Parts 1 & 2) – S2 // Logic tab

  • Diagnostics in S2 // Logic tab
  • Relationship types, Lags and Leads, Logic Checks, Dangling Activities
  • Logic Analyses: Logic Sensitivity and Logic Trace

Lesson 9 – Forensics tab

  • Forensics Analyses
  • Forensics Fields and Results
  • Forensics tab Applications

Lesson 10 (Parts 1 & 2) – Reporting

  • Plotting Schedule Progress on the Gantt chart
  • Displaying Schedule-to-Cloud Database Quality Comparison in Benchmarking
  • Presenting Schedule Overview and Metric Group Fuse Analyses in Dashboards
  • Publishing Schedule Data in an Executive Briefings and Spreadsheets



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