Resources

Why Project Owners Need Project Controls

WHITE PAPER
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.

GULF Companies – 10% Reduction in Estimating Man-hours, Improved Productivity and Standardization

CASE STUDY
This case study explores how GULF Companies, who specialize in project management, engineering and construction management, utilizes ARES PRISM estimating software to improve standardization, quality control, and reduce estimating man-hours.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Laing O’Rourke – Integrated Field Management & Labor Cost Management

CASE STUDY
This case study shares how Laing O’Rourke Australia implemented PRISM to provide change management control, create a robust labour productivity monitoring and control process, and establish an early warning mechanism to enable confident decision making.

Strategies for Highly Effective PMOs

Strategies for Highly Effective PMOs

WHITE PAPER
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.

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.

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.

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

CASE STUDY
Highways England has since enhanced their project management maturity level and has experienced efficiency and cost savings due to the reduction in manual intervention.

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.

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.

Is Portfolio Management the Same as Project Management?

WHITE PAPER
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.

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.

Low Level Waste Repository – Enterprise Reporting & Earned Value Management

CASE STUDY
This case study shares how LLW Repository Ltd used PRISM to improve reporting, reduce reliance on spreadsheets, and increase control over their processes. They are now able to produce reports quickly while having total confidence in their data.

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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