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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.

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Time-Phased Budgets vs Cost-Loaded Schedules

WEBINAR
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.

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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...

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!

PRISM Portfolio Datasheet

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With PRISM Portfolio, organizations are able to track projects through their entire life-cycle; from ideation to close-out within ARES PRISM. Within PRISM Portfolio, organizations can set project stages like front-end loading, conceptual engineering, feasibility study, detail design, etc.

Introduction to Estimation

WEBINAR
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 discusses different estimating approaches, the importance of sensitivity analysis, and the use of heat maps and bench-marking.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

Golden Thread of Change Management

WHITE PAPER
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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4 Tips for Surviving Project Management Software Implementations

Your team has meticulously researched project controls software solutions & finally selected a great fit, but now comes the hard part – The Implementation.

5 Pillars of Project Controls

WHITE PAPER
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:

Improving Project Estimates & Cost Management with ARES PRISM

WEBINAR
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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Project Management Maturity: Using Software to Setup Project Management Processes

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

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.

AACE Earned Value Management

WHITE PAPER
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.

What’s New in ARES PRISM Version 4.7

WEBINAR
This webinar recording discusses new Version 4.7 features available in PRISM G2 & PRISM Go. It also provides a sneak peek into upcoming software enhancements.

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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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...

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