Resources

PRISM Portfolio Datasheet

DATASHEET
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.

Is Portfolio Management the Same as Project Management?

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Portfolio management systems are designed and created for a different purpose than project management systems. While portfolio management systems are lacking many project management capabilities, they do offer several unique advantages for high-level planning.

Why Project Owners Need Project Controls

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This white paper explores best practices for owners to follow in regards to effective project management. It analyzes the level of control an owner needs when managing their projects, the various steps an owner can take to ensure that their projects are being managed correctly, and highlights the benefits to integrated project controls.

Using ARES PRISM Project Controls Software for Small to Medium Projects

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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.

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Digitizing Program Cost Management

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

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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.

National Highways – Cost Certainty, Increased Accountability, Dependable Reports & Improved Organizational Project Maturity

CASE STUDY
Learn how National Highways (formerly Highways England) standardized their cost management approach, and improved reporting and visibility into project performance with ARES PRISM.

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...

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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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...

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.

Project Management Transformation at Barrick Gold Corporation

WEBINAR
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.

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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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.

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.

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:

ICMS Standards & Value of Cost Management Software Alignment

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ICMS is an international standard created to provide organizations with a consistent means of grouping, classifying, and reporting construction and infrastructure project costs. The standards provide categorizations for all the costs associated with a project and is meant to provide consistency across countries and locations. This white paper addresses what ICMS is, what the current benefits and limitations of the standards are, and how the standards are expected to change in the near future.

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.

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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