What You Should Really Be Scared Of This Halloween

It was a dark and stormy night. A man sat alone in a darkened office building, light from the computer screen in front of him highlighted his expression of fear. Row after row of numbers in disparate spreadsheets filled the screen. Was the project on time? Was it on...

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How The Sunk Cost Fallacy Is Affecting Your Project Decisions

The Sunk Cost Fallacy is a decision that involves continuing to invest additional resources like people, time or money into a situation because of a desire to not waste the already used, unrecoverable resources. This is a costly mistake we all make with various types...

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How To Improve Your Project Management Batting Average

If there were a project management hall of fame, would you want to improve your winning streak? Here's how!  The Cleveland Indians just completed a 22-game win streak that enabled them to clinch the American League Central Division title this year. If their coach,...

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Accurate Schedules Using The DCMA Assessment

In 2005, the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) implemented a 14-Point Schedule to help identify potential issues within project schedules. These 14 points act as a means of evaluating schedules to ensure they are built to best practices. These points include a...

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Earned Value Cheat Sheet

Find yourself forgetting important Earned Value formulas and symbols? Use this handy cheat sheet to refresh your memory! Click here for a printable version. Earned Value Management is critical in the management of projects. ARES PRISM offers a powerful Earned Value...

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PRISM G2 Version 4.0 Now Available

Here at ARES PRISM, we work continually to improve our product to ensure it is meeting our customers' needs. And that is why we are thrilled to announce the availability of PRISM G2 Version 4.0. This release includes great enhancements such as: Centralized change...

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