Acumen Fuse 360

Course Catalog

Asset Name Description Roles DLZ Subscription
Acumen Fuse Product Overview Series: Online Help Learn about the different features of Acumen Fuse.
  • Project Manager
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  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Functional Guide
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse VLC On-Demand: Learn More This guide explains how the On Demand service for Virtual Live Classes works, and includes a list of all the available classes. The On Demand booking service for live classes is available to Enhanced Tier subscribers only.
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Product Overview: Features and Navigation - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 8m read 

Learn about the different features and navigation of Acumen Fuse.

Topics covered:
Features Overview - 2m read 
Acumen 360 - 2m read 
Workbook Setup - 1m read 
Data Organization - 3m read
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Functional Guide
Acumen Fuse Product Overview Series: Introduction, Overview and Navigation - Recorded Session In this 2-hour course, you will learn the terminology, definitions and metrics prominent in Acumen Fuse, to effectively navigate its basic capability and tools, about the Work Book setup and structure, specialized Imports, managing Groupings, and how to use output results as applied to projects including basic schedule or cost quality and performance. This course is part of the Fuse Product Overview Series.
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Product Overview Series: Introduction, Overview and Navigation - Virtual Live Class Duration: 1.5hrs

Learn about the terminology, definitions and metrics prominent in Acumen Fuse. This course is part of the Product Overview Series.

Topics Covered:
Tool Setup
Workbook Setup and Structure
Data Organization
Specialized Imports
Managing Groupings
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Product Overview: What's New in v8.3 - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 7m Read 

Learn about the new features and enhancements on Acument Fuse version 8.3.

Release Goals
Key Release Changes
New Features and Enhancements
Merge Metric Template
Import Cost Data from CSV File
Risk Driver Report Enhancements
Fuse Detail Report Enhancements
Usability Enhancements
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Functional Guide
Acumen Fuse Product Overview: What's New in v8.4 - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 10m Read 

Learn about the new features and enhancements on Acument Fuse version 8.4.

Topics covered:
Fiscal Calendar Data
Risk Analysis Calculation and Display in Hours
Project Server
EVAS Metric Enhancements
Calculated Fields
Physical % Complete Field
Turn Mentor Messages Off
New TimePhase Fields
Logic Sensitivity
UNCEFACT Import
Performance Improvements
User Pool Manager
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  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Functional Guide
Acumen Fuse Product Overview: What's New in v8.5 - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 10m Read 

Learn about the new features and enhancements on Acument Fuse version 8.5.

Topics covered:
EVAS/DECM Metrics
Accelerate Schedule
Enhancements
Deltek Acumen Options Dialog
Box Enhancements
Loading Cost Data without Schedule Data
Baseline Project Time Now and Baseline WBS Code Fields
Fields Tab Project Selection
S2//Logic Tab Enhancements
S2//Diagnostic Enhancements
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Functional Guide
Acumen Fuse Product Overview: What's New in v8.6 - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 10m Read 

Learn about the new features and enhancements on Acument Fuse version 8.6.

Topics covered:
Integrated Program Management Data Report (IPMDR)
S2//Diagnostics Enhancements
S3//Risk: Risk Exposure Grid Enhancements
Deltek Acumen Options Dialog Box
3-Point Risk Impacts
Publish Metrics to a Deltek Data Source
Copy to Cost Model
Metric Enhancements
UN/CEFACT Export Enhancement
Microsoft Platform Enhancements
Fuse.exe.config File Enhancements
Other Enhancements
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Functional Guide
Acumen Fuse Product Overview: What's New in 8.7 - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 10m Read 

Learn about the new features and enhancements on Acument Fuse version 8.7.

Topics covered:
Acumen 8.7 New Features
Acumen 8.7 New Enhancements
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Product Overview Series: PPM Architecture - Infographic Duration: 5m read

Learn about the PPM Architecture and its best practices, and how the portfolio of products under the PPM umbrella integrate with each other.

Topics covered:
Project Portal
Project Control Artifacts
Proposal System
Accounting System
Project Management Control System Schedule and Cost Database
Risk Management ARM
Resource Management Schedule
Performance Analysis
Customer Reports
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Logic Tracing Series: Basic Diagnostics - Recorded Session In this 2-hour course, you will learn the functions of the analyzers in S2 Diagnostics, about the Comparison and Trend Analysis tools to aid in producing accurate information for all of projects and reports, to create Custom Metric/Ribbon views in Diagnostics, compare the Activity Browser's view options, and set Exclusions and Annotations. This course is part of the Fuse Logic Tracing Series.
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Product Overview - Quick Reference Guide Duration: 8m read 

Learn about the features of Acumen Fuse and 360.

Topics covered:
Features Overview - 2m read 
Acumen 360 - 2m read 
Workbook Setup - 1m read 
Data Organization - 3m read
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Logic Tracing Series: Logic Analysis and Logic Trace - Recorded Session In this 2.5-hour course, you will learn to identify each of the functions of the Logic Analysis tab, the options for Logic Sensitivity, the process of Logic Trace and Analysis, and to create a custom dashboard view with the Logic widget. This course is part of the Fuse Logic Tracing Series.
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Logic Tracing Series: Forensics - Recorded Session In this 2-hour course, you will learn the forensics that significantly augment Acumen analysis and presentation capabilities, about each of the Forensic Checks and Variance Analysis available in Acumen and how to run and apply them, the process of Field Mapping, to set up Custom mapping, and to create a custom dashboard view with the Forensics widget. This course is part of the Fuse Logic Tracing Series.
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Logic Tracing Series: Forensics - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the functions of the Forensic Analysis, and the process of Field Mapping. This course is part of the Fuse Logic Tracing Series.

Topics Covered:
Forensic Checks
Variance Analysis
Forensics Widget
Setup Custom Mapping
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Logic Tracing Series: Basic Diagnostics - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the features and functions of the analyzers in S2 Diagnostics, and the Activity Browser. This course is part of the Fuse Logic Tracing Series.

Topics Covered:
Viewer and Analyzers
Ribbon Viewer
Ribbon Analyzer
Phase Analyzer
Intersection Analyzer
Custom Metric/Ribbon Views
Custom and Trend Analysis
Exclusions and Notes/Annotation
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Logic Tracing Series: Logic Analysis and Logic Trace - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the functions of the Logic Analysis tab. This course is part of the Fuse Logic Tracing Series.

Topics Covered:
Logic Sensitivity
Logic Trace and Analysis
Logic Widget
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Metrics Series: Fundamental Metrics - Recorded Session In this 1.5-hour course, you will learn to create and modify existing components of a basic Metric Template, set the metric weighting, and create and save a sample Metric Template. This course is part of the Fuse Metrics Series.
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Metrics Series: Advanced Metrics - Recorded Session In this 2-hour course, you will learn to create and modify an Existing Advanced Metric, use Metric and Project Variables, set the metric weighting, and create and save a sample Metric Template. This course is part of the Fuse Metrics Series.
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Metrics Series: Fundamental Metrics - Virtual Live Class Duration: 1.5hrs

Learn about the features and functions of Basic Metric. This course is part of the Fuse Metric Series.

Topics Covered:
Metric Weighting
Metric Template
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Metrics Series: Advanced Metrics - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the functions of Advanced Metrics. This course is part of the Fuse Metric Series.

Topics Covered:
Existing Advanced Metrics
Metric and Project Variables
Metric weighting
Metric Template
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Reports and Graphics Series: Advanced Playlist - Recorded Session In this 1.5-hour course, you will learn about the Advanced Metric Views such as Definition of Baseline Compliance, DCMA, Earned Value, and Risk Metric Views, and to use the Control Account and Work Package Metrics Views.
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Reports and Graphics Series: Fundamental Reporting and Graphics - Recorded Session In this 2-hour course, you will learn to create the Analyst Report and the Executive Briefing Report, to produce reliable output text and graphic results reports, about the many types of graphical views used in S2 diagnostics and the Acumen Dashboard with its many widgets, and to create a custom dashboard view with an Analytical widget. This course is part of the Fuse Reports and Graphics Series.
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Reports and Graphics Series: Advanced Reporting and Graphics - Recorded Session In this 2-hour course, you will learn about the Custom Report API, to create the Fuse Summary Metric Report and Analytics Report, and to create Graphics from the Control Account/Work Package Metrics. This course is part of the Fuse Reports and Graphics Series.
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Reports and Graphics Series: Project Views and Benchmarking - Recorded Session In this 1.5-hour course, you will learn to customize the Timeline View, construct and apply SmartGantt Filters, identify and customize SmartGantt View, and the set-up of Benchmark Schedule Quality Score against the Acumen Cloud, the Benchmark Logic Quality Score against the Acumen Cloud and Benchmark against a Specific Industry or All Results. This course is part of the Fuse Reports and Graphics Series.
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Reports and Graphics Series: Exporting IPMDAR JSON Files - Learning Video Duration: 7m 22s

Learn about the IPMDAR DID and how to export its JSON files.

Topics covered:
Introduction and In this Learning Video - 50s
IPMDAR DID Overview - 50s
Exporting the JSON Files - 4m 53s
Summary and Conclusion - 49s
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Reports and Graphics Series: Advanced Playlists - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the different Advanced Metrics Views and how to use the Control Account and Work Package Views. This course is part of the Fuse Reports and Graphics Series.

Topics Covered:
Definition of Baseline Compliance
DCMA
Earned Value
Risk Metric
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Reports and Graphics Series: Fundamental Reporting and Graphics - Virtual Live Class Duration: 1.5hrs

Learn about the fundamental features and functions of Reporting and Graphics of Acumen Fuse. This course is part of the Fuse Reports and Graphics Series.

Topics Cover:
Analyst Report
Executive Briefing Report
S2 Diagnostics
Acumen Dashboard Widgets
Analytical Widget
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Reports and Graphics Series: Advanced Reporting and Graphics - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the Reporting and Graphics features of Acumen Fuse. This course is part of the Fuse Reports and Graphics Series.

Topics Cover:
Custom Report API
Fuse Summary Metric Report
Analytics Report
Control Account/Work Package Metrics
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Reports and Graphics Series: Project Views and Benchmarking - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the Project Views and Benchmarking features of Acumen Fuse. This course is part of the Fuse Reports and Graphics Series.

Topics Cover:
Timeline View
SmartGantt Filters and Views
Benchmark Schedule Quality Score
Benchmark Logic Quality Score
Acumen Cloud
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Reports and Graphics - Quick Reference Guide Duration: 10m read 

Learn about generating reports in Acumen Fuse.

Topics covered:
Graphics, Charts and Dashboards - 2m read 
Standard Reports - 2m read 
Advanced Reports - 1m read 
Activity Browser - 2m read
Advanced Project Views - 3m read
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Schedule Acceleration and Recovery Series: Scenario Creation - Recorded Session In this 1.5-hour course, you will learn the characteristics of a scenario vs. an imported file, what can be cleansed in a schedule, to create a cleansed scenario, and to export scenarios to different platforms. This course is part of the Fuse Schedule Acceleration and Recovery Series.
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Schedule Acceleration and Recovery Series: Schedule Acceleration and Recovery - Recorded Session In this 2-hour course, you will learn to create a Customized Acceleration Script, compare the Scenarios in Diagnostics and Forensics, to Accelerate and Decelerate a Schedule, and the use of the Schedule Realism Advisor.
  • Scheduler
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Schedule Acceleration and Recovery Series: Scenario Creation - Virtual Live Class Duration: 1.5hrs

Learn about the Scenario Creation and Export of Acumen Fuse. This course is part of the Fuse Schedule Acceleration and Recovery Series.

Topics Cover:
Scenario vs. Imported File
Schedule Cleansing
Create Scenario
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Schedule Acceleration and Recovery Series: Schedule Acceleration and Recovery - Virtual Live Class Duration: 1.5hrs

Learn how to create a Customized Acceleration Script in Acumen Fuse. This course is part of the Fuse Schedule Acceleration and Recovery Series.

Topics Cover:
Scenarios in Diagnostics and Forensics
Accelerate and Decelerate a Schedule
Schedule Realism Advisor
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Logic Tracing and Metrics - Quick Reference Guide Duration: 10m read 

Learn about metrics and benchmarking.

Topics covered:
Viewer and Analyzers - 1m read 
Basic Metrics - 2m read 
Advanced Metrics- 2m read 
Benchmarking - 2m read
Schedule Acceleration and Recovery - 3m read
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse Certification Exam Duration: 1h 30m

The Deltek Acumen Fuse Certification validates skills within the Acumen Fuse product suite. Successful completion of the Certification exam is required to receive the Professional Certification. A candidate who passes the Deltek Acumen Fuse Certification exam has demonstrated proficiency within multiple areas of Deltek Acumen Fuse. To receive Deltek Acumen Fuse Certification, you must pass the knowledge based exam.
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  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse VLC On Demand Request Form Use this form to request a private Virtual Live Class on a date of your choice.
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  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Acumen Fuse VLC On Demand - FAQ This printable document covers the frequently asked questions by people interested in taking the virtual live classes (VLC).
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  • Claims Analyst
  • Control Account Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced