ARES PRISM Blog

Surviving A Software Implementation

Posted by Tiffany Minegar on Feb 2, 2015 9:51:00 AM

You meticulously researched software solutions and finally select the perfect fit.  But now comes the hard part – The Implementation. 

Many organizations face difficult software implementations because they fail to plan and manage implementation risks. It's frustrating when this happens because the whole purpose of implementing a project controls system in the first place was to make everyone's life a lot easier.  But if an implementation isn't done right, it becomes very difficult to communicate the value of a project controls system and demonstrate a return on investment.  

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Topics: Implementation Strategies, White Paper Downloads

Project Management Dilemma: Develop a Custom Solution or Purchase “Out-of-the-box”

Posted by Ett DiGiovanni on Dec 15, 2014 2:41:00 PM

Introduction:

We’ve all heard the saying, “Caught in the horns of a dilemma”. It relates to the need to make a decision between two equally unfavorable situations. Hence the word “horns”.

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Topics: White Paper Downloads, Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Software

Crossrail Controls Cost through Increased Transparency

Posted by Tiffany Minegar on Nov 7, 2013 8:41:00 AM

Controlling Costs with PRISM G2 at Crossrail

Rob Halstead of Crossrail, needed a solution to increase transparency and reduce the risk for within budget delivery for this critical, 21-kilometer route through London with estimated project cost at $24 billion USD. When dealing with a project of this size and complexity, the associated risks and their potential costs and disruptions can be enormous. 

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Topics: PRISM News, White Paper Downloads

Crossrail Implements PRISM G2 for Successful Risk Management

Posted by Matt Perry on Jul 29, 2013 1:39:00 PM

Controlling Costs and Managing Risk with
PRISM G2 at Crossrail

For over 15 years, ARES Project Management has worked with owners managing large scale programs to increase visibility and to provide insight into project performance from initial project planning, through to construction and operations. Major infrastructure projects, such Crossrail high-frequency rail projects, have standardized on PRISM as their Project Cost Management software solution.

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Topics: PRISM News, White Paper Downloads