Project Management Software

What is ARES PRISM Project Controls Software?

ARES PRISM is enterprise project controls software that’s fastest to deliver value. ARES PRISM’s intuitive, easy to configure software is project-ready right out-of-the-box. A quarter-century of best practices, customer input and industry expertise is built into the software, enabling ARES PRISM customers to drive project performance throughout the entire project lifecycle.

Built by Project Controls Experts
for Project Controls Professionals

Purpose-built by expert, experienced practitioners who do what you do

Over 25 years of best practices and intellectual property programmed in

Intuitive workflows get more of your team involved sooner and more easily

Harmonize data between and across projects to facilitate better decision-making

To ensure your projects stay on time and on budget

ARES PRISM Enterprise

Best-In-Class Project Controls Solution

Optimize Project Spend & Performance

Cost Management, Integrated Schedule & Earned Value Management

  • Cost Tracking: effectively control cost and simplify month-end progress reporting
  • Project Schedule Integration: easily integrate cost data with P6 or MS project
  • Time-Phased Budgets: establish time-phased budgets to represent cash flow plans for projects
  • Earned Value Management: helps organization’s meet government requirements and find variances in projects based upon the comparison of worked performed and work planned
  • Reporting: easily use enterprise reporting for enterprise cash flow analysis

Improve Visibility to Make Informed Decisions

Real-Time Executive Dashboards, Structured Data Warehouse, Pre-Built & Custom Reports

  • Real-time Executive Dashboards: report, analyze and make better decisions using real-time project data
  • Structured Data Warehouse: easily review data across all projects and portfolios
  • Pre-built and Custom Reports: show project insights, review actionable items for performance improvement, increase productivity within project controls teams

Account for Change & Maximize Efficiency

Change Management, Workflow Management, Certified Audit Trail

  • Trends: manage trends, potential changes, and change orders
  • Workflow Management: review and approve using workflows and authority levels
  • Certified Audit Trail: audit for tracking cost and schedule changes to the project’s baseline and forecast
  • Transparency: foster better project control via transparency, increased awareness, better decision-making, time saved and improved compliance.

Manage Contracts & Contractor Activity

Contract Management, Contract Workflow Design, RFP Management, Bid Analysis, Contractor Portal

  • Contract Workflow Design: setup standardized electronic workflow processes to substantially reduced turn-around times
  • RFP Management: effectively manage the entire RFP process
  • Bid Analysis: record contract bids, perform analysis, and award contracts
  • Contractor Portal: enable third party contractors and vendors to update project progress in a secure environment

Why Choose ARES PRISM as your Project Management Software Solution?

Improved Financial Performance With An Out-of-the-box Proven Solution

Avoid budget overruns and delays by using PRISM to effectively monitor the important aspects of the project. Make use of the comprehensive set of features in order to take advantage of the software quickly.

Improved Workflow, Enhanced Visibility and Control

Standardize project performance measurement techniques across projects to allow program/portfolio roll-ups and analysis. Gain visibility into project execution and performance through dashboards. Track expenditures or calculate forecasts without having to rely on erroneous spreadsheets.


PRISM has the ability to function extremely well when users increase (1 to 3000) or project data load increases in order to meet user needs. PRISM maintains performance levels and takes full advantage of larger operating systems in terms of user response time and the amount of users that can be handled. PRISM will maintain excellent response time regardless of the number of projects, the amount of project data, and the number of concurrent users.

Measure Performance Across Projects, Programs and Enterprise

PRISM has processes that help collect, analyze and report information regarding the measurement of performance by component, project, group, organization, system, program or portfolio. We are the most robust project management software on the market, and we aim to keep it that way. We know what the industry demands and needs are for PM software because ARES PRISM was built for our own team to assist them in delivering innovative technical and project management solutions.


Simple & Fast Implementation

ARES PRISM is truly out-of-the-box without any customization required. In fact, depending on the size, scale and readiness of the project data, PRISM can be implemented in a matter of weeks.

  • PRISM is installed and staff commences training.
  • Once project data is cleaned, it is loaded manually through imports.
  • Staff begins to analyze the project data with PRISM.
  • Business processes are blended with project controls best practices.
  • Meaningful reports are produced and data is published to the Dashboard.
Best ROI And Total Cost of Ownership

PRISM provides users with the ability to manage demanding complex projects easily and take mundane less complex tasks to a higher level. PRISM accelerates user buy in and company ROI.

One Central System that handles:
  • Portfolio Management
  • Program Management
  • Project Management (Small Projects – Large Projects)
  • Maintenance Work
  • Initiatives
Convenient Flexibility

PRISM is available as a cloud, web-based operation or as a client, server-based technology. So whether you need a cloud-hosted setup of PRISM, or for it to be installed on specific machines, we are ready for your implementation needs.

Deliver Projects
On-Time & Within Budget

Ready To Make Improvements to your Project Controls Strategy? ARES PRISM can help!