Resources

Why Do We Need Good Project Controls?

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Explore why project management cannot be successful without strong project controls to keep the project on track. This white paper 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.

Barrick Gold Corporation – Business Process Integration & Portfolio-Level Insight

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.

Introduction to Estimation

Watch our 30-minute webinar to learn about the core technologies and techniques for estimation. Professor Andrew Langridge covers the basics of what makes a good estimate, and...

What Is Change Control in Project Management?

Change management, also known as change control, is the process of tracking & reacting according to the changes that are happening within a project or program.

Measuring Project Performance With Earned Value Management

According to the Project Management Institute, earned value management is a management methodology for integrating scope, schedule, and resources; for objectively measuring...
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Project Management Maturity: Using Software to Setup Project Management Processes

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Learn how to improve your organization’s project management maturity level, and the processes for setting up your project for success with industry standards.

AACE Earned Value Management

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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.

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...

Using ARES PRISM Project Controls Software for Small to Medium Projects

WEBINAR
This webinar discusses how ARES PRISM project controls software can be used not only on megaprojects, but small and medium sized projects, too. Join us as we create a simple project – planning a party with PRISM.

Effective Change Management

This webinar discusses effective change management and how it can be accomplished using the ARES PRISM suite of enterprise project management software.

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Improving Project Insight & Productivity at Middle East Airport

CASE STUDY
This Middle East airport was managing several large programs, one of which involved expanding the complex to more than 50 gates in order to cope with anticipated growth in the region.

Crossrail Limited – Automated Change Management Approval Process

CASE STUDY
This case study shares how Crossrail Ltd implemented PRISM to increase confidence in data, create a dependable audit trail for all project changes, and produce executive reports just five days after month end.

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How To Choose the Right Pilot Project for New Software

When implementing project lifecycle management software, like ARES PRISM, it is a common practice to select a pilot project that represents a cross section of characteristics...

Holistic View of Integrated Breakdown Structures

This webinar discusses how different project breakdown structures fit together from a practical viewpoint. All disciplines on a project have some sort of breakdown structure of how they group information. Most of the time, these breakdown structures do not talk to each other. Learn how to integrate them at a level sufficient to run reports across each structure using the same set of data.

Project Management Transformation at Barrick Gold Corporation

This live online webinar 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.

Why Project Organizations Need Hosted Project Controls Software

WEBINAR
This webinar recording discusses five key advantages of hosted project controls software and the benefits of moving from on-premise to the cloud.

Integration in a Project Controls Environment

WHITE PAPER
In a project controls environment, integration of project, program and portfolio data is essential to make key business decisions. This white paper explores how to effectively integrate project controls data, defines service oriented architecture and its interactions with applications and discusses the benefits that can be realized by managing programs from a central point.

Praetorian – Flexible Cost Management Solution for Centralized Project Controls

CASE STUDY
This case study shares how Praetorian Construction Management uses PRISM to help provide project management services to a wide variety of clients. PRISM gives Praetorian the flexibility they need while also increasing data accuracy, creating useful reports, and improving forecasting and trending.

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Digitizing Program Cost Management

WEBINAR
This webinar discusses the benefits associated with digitizing project cost management processes. Streamline your processes to align for greater success.

Golden Thread of Change Management

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The Golden Thread of Change Management provides traceability of changes, allowing organizations to follow a change from its current position back through the entire life of the project. This white paper explores the importance of having robust change management procedures, processes, and tools on a project.

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