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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.

AECOM – Increasing Scalability & Reducing Project Cost

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.

Strategies for Highly Effective PMOs

Strategies for Highly Effective PMOs

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The Project Management Office (PMO) is responsible for enabling the decision-making process; verifying and reporting progress; and facilitating communication across the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), Project Management Contract (PMC), and Owner Operator (OO). This white paper provides strategies utilized by high performing and maturing PMOs to accomplish these goals.

Improving Project Estimates & Cost Management with ARES PRISM

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This recorded webinar showcases ARES PRISM’s estimating, benchmarking, cost management, reporting dashboards, and integration functionalities. It walks viewers through PRISM Estimating, PRISM CosMo, PRISM Cost, PRISM Dashboard, and PRISM Integrator.

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Time-Phased Budgets vs Cost-Loaded Schedules

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This webinar discusses the differences between a time-phased budget and a cost-loaded schedule in the creation of a Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB). Some of the advantages and disadvantages may surprise you.

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.

Holistic View of Integrated Breakdown Structures

WEBINAR
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.

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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.

The Pros & Cons of Enterprise Estimating Software

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This white paper explores why it is important to investigate construction estimating software; what functionality should be sought after and, most importantly, how to achieve a successful implementation within the organization while delivering a good return on investment.

Benefits of a Project Health Check

WEBINAR
In this 30-minute webinar, learn how you can get a status check on your portfolio, program or project. We take a look at your people, processes, and technology to ensure that everything is working according to plan.

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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...

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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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.

Integration in a Project Controls Environment

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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.

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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.

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Project Management Maturity: Using Software to Setup Project Management Processes

WEBINAR
This recorded webinar discusses the five different level of project management maturity and what organizations can do to proactively improve their level of maturity. Often times software tools can help setup project management processes to drive organizational maturity and improve project performance.

Digital Transformation of Project Organizations

WEBINAR
This recorded live webinar discusses a practical, business-oriented approach to digital transformations, and how organizations can answer important questions before they launch their own programs.

Integrated Project Controls Webinar

WEBINAR
This webinar discusses integrated project controls and shows the user journey from a simple BOQ to building a performance measurement baseline in an integrated approach. This webinar demonstrates the power of integration between PRISM Estimating, PRISM G2 , Schedule (Primavera P6), and PRISM Dashboards. No need for any Excel imports or manual inputs, it is all automated!

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6 Reasons Your Organization Needs Project Management Software

Some projects fail; that’s just reality. A survey conducted by PwC found that more than 60 percent of project failures are linked to internal project issues (e.g., missed...

5 Pillars of Project Controls

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Explore 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. Learn more about the Five Pillars of Project Controls:

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