Resources

PRISM Integrator

DATASHEET
The PRISM Integrator platform delivers enterprise-grade integration, business process automation, and data synchronization solutions. PRISM Integrator has the power and versatility to support a wide range of business processes and data synchronization scenarios.

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PRISM Estimating Datasheet

DATASHEET
Succeeding in today’s marketplace is not an easy task. You have to respond promptly, accurately and confidently to all estimating challenges and traditional estimating methods are simply not enough.

PRISM Estimating (Powered by CostOS) is designed for organizations that require consistency and centralization of estimates and estimating data. With PRISM Estimating, users can create conceptual estimates for feasibility studies resulting in a range of detailed estimates that help to win work and develop sound budgets.

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Sunk Cost Fallacy

WHITE PAPER
This white paper explores the Sunk Cost Fallacy and how it not only applies to projects but also to project management investments. Do we ignore a better situation simply because we fear wasting the time or money we have already spent? Do we sink more cost into a failing project because otherwise, it would mean admitting failure? Some companies have made significant investments into their project controls processes and tools only to realize that they are at a crossroads. While it may be tempting to include sunk costs in the decision-making process, it is important to recognize the associated repercussions.

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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.

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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.

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Owners Need Project Controls Too

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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.

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Improving Change Management, Data Transparency & Reporting at an Upstream Oil & Gas Company

CASE STUDY
Managing projects is never an easy task. Problems appear out of seemingly thin air, scope changes can throw your budget and schedule out of whack, and human errors create confusion and allow for troublesome mistakes to be made. If all that was not bad enough, companies do not always have the tools necessary to manage their own projects and are left relying on contractors to provide them with a management solution – which is far from an ideal situation.

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Improved Data Quality & Project Analysis at Large Engineering & Construction Company

WHITE PAPER
Projects are filled with an extraordinary amount of data, and the larger the project gets the more complicated the data becomes. Messy, inaccurate, and out-of-date data can destroy a project’s chance at success.

This case study shares how a large Engineering & Construction organization in North America used PRISM to improve quality and consistency of data output. The company was able to greatly improve data analysis by standardizing business processes, improving approval cycles with change management, and reducing dependency on spreadsheets.

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ROI of Enterprise Cost Management at Mid-Sized Oil & Gas Company

CASE STUDY
This case study shares how a mid-sized pipeline company in North America implemented PRISM for enterprise-wide cost management. They use PRISM over spreadsheet data entry to effectively manage budget cost, increase volume project capacity, and reduce time spent on month-end reporting and forecasting analysis.

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Top Risks Mitigation Strategies

WHITE PAPER
This white paper explores ten common risks associated with software solution implementations. Best-in-class organizations invest in enterprise solutions. But sometimes the implementation fails to deliver a Return on Investment (ROI) because these risks were not recognized and managed.

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Business Case for Software Investment

WHITE PAPER
This white paper explores the business case of deciding between custom software and commercial off the shelf (COTS) software. You know your current project controls processes are not working. You are now wondering what type of project management solution best meets your company’s needs. Deciding between custom software and a commercial off the shelf solution may seem like a daunting task. However, if you lay out the costs and savings side by side, the answer becomes very clear.

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