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ACWP Calculation - Inactive Projects and Programs

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Article ID: 222292

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Clarity PPM On Premise

Issue/Introduction

Update Earned Value and Cost Totals Job does not take into consideration an inactive project when the project is entered in the job parameters. 

Cause

This was reported as DE61203

 

STEPS TO REPRODUCE: 

1. Use a project that has ACWP and ETC Costs already updated 
2. Inactivate the project 
3. Run Rate Matrix Extraction job with options 
    - Prepare Rate Matrix Data 
    - Update Rate Matrix Data 
4. Run the job 'Update Earned Value and Cost Totals' with the parameter  
    - Enter the same inactive project in the Investment parameter 
5. Upon completion of the job, check the ACWP and ETC costs on the project 

  
Expected Results: Per documentation ACWP and ETC costs are removed from the project. 

Actual Results: The ACWP and ETC Costs remain on the project. 

Workaround: Run Update Cost Totals from within the project itself. 

Environment

Release : 15.9.1

Component : CLARITY FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Resolution

The job code never processes any inactive investment regardless of the parameters selected. Therefore, the documentation is in the process of being modified.

 

The user can run the job from the Classic Project Actions on the Tasks tab - Update Cost Totals. This will remove the costs from the project. 

If the user wants to maintain the costs on the inactive project, just run the job Update Earned Value and Cost Totals Job will keep the costs and DO NOT run it from the project itself.

 

Documentation is updated in  16.0 to reflect only active projects can be run from the job.