Resources

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. Learn about the five factors of a successful Golden Thread implementation and five benefits of utilizing a robust change management process.

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PRISM Brochure

BROCHURE
The best opportunity for project cost savings is during the definition, planning, and early design phases of a project. PRISM provides an end-to-end complete project lifecycle management solution to help global organizations reduce costs and increase visibility.

Download our brochure to learn more about the ARES PRISM suite of software including PRISM G2, PRISM Dashboard, PRISM Docs, and PRISM Integrator.

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PRISM Docs

DATASHEET
PRISM Docs offers unprecedented scalability. It’s the only solution that offers the flexibility and simplicity needed to solve your most complex data management, workflow and collaboration challenges while easily addressing the unique requirements of other departments across the enterprise.

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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:

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Why Using Excel to Manage Your Projects is Lining You Up for Failure

WHITE PAPER
When it comes to project management, MS Excel and its spreadsheets are one of the most popular tools on the market– It’s flexible enough to create highly specific functions from scratch, but while spreadsheets can be powerful, they come loaded with an inherent risk of error and tend to become complicated and unmanageable as projects grow. Dive into the risks organizations face when using spreadsheets as their primary project management tool.

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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.

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PRISM Training

DATASHEET
ARES PRISM is an enterprise project lifecycle management solution that supports the planning, execution, and completion of capital projects for dependable forecasts, cost control, and performance measurement.

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PRISM Datasheet

DATASHEET
What is ARES PRISM? ARES PRISM is an enterprise project lifecycle management solution that supports the planning, execution, and completion of capital projects for dependable forecasts, cost control, and performance measurement.

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Why Do We Need Good Project Controls?

WHITE PAPER
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.

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Benefits of a Time-Phased Budget vs Cost-Loaded Schedule

WHITE PAPER
This white paper defines the challenge all projects face: how do you accurately predict and report on the success of the project and still have time to actually manage it? The answer is by creating a Performance Measurement Baseline to plan, track, and report project progress against. In addition to being sound project management, a Performance Measurement Baseline is part of the ANSI Standard for Earned Value Management Systems (ANSI EIA 748-A).

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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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AACE Analyzing S-Curves

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This white paper explores the AACE International Recommended Practice 55R-09 on analyzing S-curves and describes how an earned value management tool, like PRISM G2, can be used to meet and exceed its requirements.

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AACE Variance and Analysis Reporting

WHITE PAPER
This white paper explores AACE’s newest recommended practice, 86R-14, which provides guidance for planning, performing, managing, and controlling the variance analysis process. This white paper outlines how to use PRISM to easily follow the guidelines outlined in the recommended practice.

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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.

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PRISM Field Management

DATASHEET
PRISM Field provides a comprehensive methodology for managing field progress and performance information based on quantities and hours. It keeps your team, including contractors and subcontractors, on track by identifying critical issues when tasks are going over budget or falling behind schedule.

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