Resources

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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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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Praetorian Construction Management

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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LLWR Nuclear Waste 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.

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Crossrail Construction Project

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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State Nuclear Power Engineering Company (SNPEC)

CASE STUDY
This case study shares how State Nuclear Power Engineering Company used PRISM to improve productivity. SNPEC was able to integrate cost & schedule, create dependable forecasts, effectively produce reports, and meet Earned Value Management standards.

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Laing O’Rourke

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.

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