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Year in Review: ARES PRISM 2020

Year in Review: ARES PRISM 2020

It was a wild year for everyone, to be sure, but our ARES PRISM team did its best to pivot to support our loyal customers and continue delivering a quality product in spite of all the 2020 pandemic chaos. Check out our greatest 2020 achievements!

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How Covid-19 Has Impacted Construction in 2020

How Covid-19 Has Impacted Construction in 2020

While the global construction industry had a 3% anticipated growth rate for 2020 ahead of the pandemic, this forecast was reduced as COVID-19 spread worldwide. There are many ways the global pandemic has affected the global construction industry, and here we cover the highlights.

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How to Calculate Earned Value (EV)?

How to Calculate Earned Value (EV)?

Earned value is the most effective and accurate technique for measuring a project’s performance. Calculating earned value (EV) in project management for measuring progress and performance can be done in many ways. Luckily, there are many formulas involved in EVM analysis for various calculations to fit any project size or scope. These include:

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Are Data Silos Destroying Your Projects?

Are Data Silos Destroying Your Projects?

Projects, no matter the industry, produce a bulk of data and information from many sources. These various sources include different departments with differing systems and software. While an abundance of data is great for getting insight into your projects, it is not...

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How Does Project Procurement Differ From Corporate Procurement?

How Does Project Procurement Differ From Corporate Procurement?

In comparison to corporate procurement, there are significant differences in the way project procurement needs to be tracked and managed. Corporate procurement systems are very rarely built with functionality that allows users to see the details that project procurement needs– tracking materials and process equipment at the detailed level required for projects.

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Top 10 Project Manager Challenges

Top 10 Project Manager Challenges

Project managers know their jobs can be extremely rewarding, but as projects become more complex their roles can become very demanding and frustrating. These complex projects require hard work, long hours (and countless coffee refills!), and an exceptional amount of...

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