Resources

Golden Thread of Change Management

WHITE PAPER
This white paper explores the importance of having robust change management procedures, processes, and tools on a project. Known as the golden thread of change management, it provides traceability of changes so that organizations can follow a change from its current position back through the entire life of the project. Learn about the five factors of a successful golden thread implementation and five benefits of utilizing a robust change management process.

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PRISM Brochure

BROCHURE
The best opportunity for project cost savings is during the definition, planning, and early design phases of a project. PRISM provides an end-to-end complete project lifecycle management solution to help global organizations reduce costs and increase visibility.

Download our brochure to learn more about the ARES PRISM suite of software including PRISM G2, PRISM Dashboard, PRISM Docs, and PRISM Integrator.

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PRISM Docs

DATASHEET
PRISM Docs offers unprecedented scalability. It’s the only solution that offers the flexibility and simplicity needed to solve your most complex data management, workflow and collaboration challenges while easily addressing the unique requirements of other departments across the enterprise.

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Barrick Gold Corporation

CASE STUDY
Our case study explores how Barrick Gold Corporation, the world’s top producer in the gold mining industry, is utilizing ARES PRISM enterprise project controls software to increase efficiency, provide effective reporting and data analysis, and provide visibility for stakeholders.

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Five Pillars of Project Controls

WHITE PAPER
This white paper explores the fundamental elements required to deliver a mature, effective and robust project controls capability. The aim of every project controls team should be the delivery of actionable information, at the right time, in the appropriate format and correctly contextualized. This information is the basis for decision making and is critical for all types of projects regardless of size and complexity. Learn more about the five pillars of project controls today!

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Why Using Excel is Lining You Up for Failure

WHITE PAPER
When it comes to project management, Excel spreadsheets are one of the most popular tools on the market. It comes included with your Microsoft Office license and is flexible enough to create highly specific functions from scratch. So, what’s the catch? While spreadsheets can be powerful, they come loaded with an inherent risk of error and tend to become complicated and unmanageable as projects grow.
This white paper dives into the risks you face when using spreadsheets as your primary project management tool.

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AECOM

CASE STUDY
This case study explores how AECOM, a global engineering and construction company, is utilizing ARES PRISM project lifecycle management software to massively reduce project cost, gain complete insight into their data, and improve repeatability of analysis.

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PRISM Training

DATASHEET
ARES PRISM is an enterprise project lifecycle management solution that supports the planning, execution, and completion of capital projects for dependable forecasts, cost control, and performance measurement.

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PRISM Datasheet

DATASHEET
What is ARES PRISM? ARES PRISM is an enterprise project lifecycle management solution that supports the planning, execution, and completion of capital projects for dependable forecasts, cost control, and performance measurement.

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Why Do We Need Good Project Controls?

WHITE PAPER
This white paper explores why project management cannot be successful without strong project controls to keep the project on track. It identifies the components that make up a good project controls system (people, processes and software) and how this system ultimately helps an organization to achieve success.

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Time Phased Budget vs Cost Loaded Schedules

WHITE PAPER
This white paper defines the challenge all projects face: how do you accurately predict and report on the success of the project and still have time to actually manage it? The answer is by creating a Performance Measurement Baseline to plan, track, and report project progress against. In addition to being sound project management, a Performance Measurement Baseline is part of the ANSI Standard for Earned Value Management Systems (ANSI EIA 748-A).

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AACE Analyzing S-Curves

WHITE PAPER
This white paper explores the AACE International Recommended Practice 55R-09 on analyzing S-curves and describes how an earned value management tool, like PRISM G2, can be used to meet and exceed its requirements.

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AACE Variance and Analysis Reporting

WHITE PAPER
This white paper explores AACE’s newest recommended practice, 86R-14, which provides guidance for planning, performing, managing, and controlling the variance analysis process. This white paper outlines how to use PRISM to easily follow the guidelines outlined in the recommended practice.

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AACE Earned Value Management

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Using ARES PRISM to Conform to the AACE International Recommended Practice 82R-13

This white paper explores the 32 EVM principles in the ANSI standard EIA-748C; taking these 32 principles and associating them with the National Defense Industrial Association’s (NDIA) Earned Value Management Systems Intent Guide. Learn how to use ARES PRISM to conform to the AACE International Recommended Practice 82R-13 today.

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PRISM Field Management

DATASHEET
PRISM Field provides a comprehensive methodology for managing field progress and performance information based on quantities and hours. It keeps your team, including contractors and subcontractors, on track by identifying critical issues when tasks are going over budget or falling behind schedule.

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PRISM Dashboard

DATASHEET
PRISM Dashboard is a game changer in the portfolio management Enterprise Dashboard market. It is a web-based reporting platform that serves as a meta data repository and can be integrated with internal websites. PRISM Dashboard lets you review data across all projects. It interfaces with the PRISM Data Warehouse where selected project data is filtered and maintained. With just a few keystrokes, the entire project portfolio is updated to the Dashboard in a matter of seconds. So, no more waiting days or weeks to learn about project status.

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PRISM Integrator

DATASHEET
The PRISM Integrator platform delivers enterprise-grade integration, business process automation, and data synchronization solutions. PRISM Integrator has the power and versatility to support a wide range of business processes and data synchronization scenarios.

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