ARES PRISM Blog

ARES PRISM Highlights from AACE International Conference 2018

Posted by Tiffany Minegar on Jul 20, 2018 11:05:16 AM

ARES PRISM was thrilled to be a sponsor at this years AACE International Conference. The event was held in sunny San Diego, California from June 24-26, 2018. We had the opportunity to present about our newest field progressing software features and to discuss improving project performance and integration with Project Control Academy. 

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Topics: Project Lifecycle Management, PRISM News, Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Software, Project Controls, Field Management

ARES PRISM is a Finalist in the London Construction Awards 2018

Posted by Tiffany Minegar on Jul 12, 2018 8:35:45 PM

The London Construction Awards are one of the most prestigious construction awards in London and aim to recognize achievements, development and innovation in the booming construction industry. They feature a wide range of award categories and just announced that ARES PRISM is a finalist for the Technological Innovation of the Year award.

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Topics: Cost Management, PRISM News

Where We've Been - Follow PRISM to Sydney, Hong Kong, Colorado and More!

Posted by Tiffany Minegar on Jun 12, 2018 4:39:07 PM

Since the start of 2018, ARES PRISM has participated in a number of exciting events across the world. We sponsored and exhibited at Mining Indaba, AACE Western Winter Workshop, Sydney Build Expo, Asia Pacific Rail, and Space Symposium.

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Topics: PRISM News

Field Management Made Easy With ARES PRISM

Posted by Gail Moch on May 30, 2018 11:15:48 AM

The ARES PRISM Field Management module has been redesigned to simplify the way you track project progress. New features have been added to enhance both the Field Management and Reporting capabilities. Here are a few of the highlights:

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Topics: Project Lifecycle Management, PRISM News, Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Software, Project Controls, Reporting, Field Management

Measuring Project Performance With Earned Value Management

Posted by Gail Moch on May 3, 2018 10:56:32 AM

According to the Project Management Institute, Earned value management is a management methodology for integrating scope, schedule, and resources; for objectively measuring project performance and progress; and for forecasting project outcome. Earned value management a.k. a EVM is a powerful way to gain insight into how a project is performing and what problems the project may face in the future.

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Topics: Earned Value Management, Project Lifecycle Management, Cost Management, Efficiency, Project Controls

ARES PRISM Is Taking The Mining Industry By Storm

Posted by Gail Moch on Mar 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Burlingame, CA: More and more mining companies are embracing ARES PRISM as their project management solution. Greenstone Gold Mines, De Beers Canada and Resolute Mining have all recently begun implementing the ARES PRISM suite of software. ARES PRISM provides these companies with a robust solution to manage their project costs, aligning them to achieve success.

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Topics: Earned Value Management, Dashboards, Change Management, Cost Management, PRISM News, Integration

Stakeholder Management for Project Controls

Posted by Werner Botes on Feb 8, 2018 10:00:00 AM
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Project management is commonly believed to be the administration of the scope, time, and cost associated with a project. Yet, even when the project-triangle is carefully managed a project can still fail. Although all of these elements are crucial in the determination of project success, a lesser known (and often lesser managed) function within project management is stakeholder management. Without proper stakeholder management, a project is at far greater risk of failure.  

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Topics: Earned Value Management, Project Lifecycle Management, Helpful Tips, Cost Management, Efficiency, Project Controls

Tailoring Your Project Reports To The Right Audience

Posted by Jesse Denham on Jan 9, 2018 7:58:51 AM

Proper project reporting is a complex task that requires understanding how the project fits into the overall portfolio of your organization and how it impacts your customer(s). It’s important to tailor your reporting to what your stakeholders want to see. Tailoring each report to its audience reduces the workload on your project staff. When reports are well aimed, stakeholders are seeing the data they need with minimal excess.

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Where We've Been - Follow PRISM to South Africa, Ghana, and the UK!

Posted by Tiffany Minegar on Dec 18, 2017 1:58:05 PM

Over the past few months, ARES PRISM has been at a host of exciting events in Africa and the United Kingdom. We attended and exhibited at Infrastructure Africa, AACE International South Africa Workshop, West African Ports Evolution, African Ports Evolution, Digital Construction Week and Project Controls Expo.

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Topics: PRISM News

Ten Reasons to Use Time-Phased Budgets Instead of Cost-Loaded Schedules

Posted by Gail Medley on Nov 28, 2017 9:08:39 AM

First, let's do a quick recap of why we use Time-Phased Budgets and a Cost-Loaded Schedules and the various differences between them.

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Topics: Earned Value Management, Cost Management, White Paper Downloads