BlueCielo is proud to announce the release of Meridian 2017. This latest version of BlueCielo Meridian enhances centralized operational control, concurrent engineering for BIM, web and remote user access, streams PDF workflows, and a securely empowered supply chain for the plant lifecycle.
Stay Informed, Compliant and in Control
Meridian 2017 is designed to meet the strictest requirements of companies in asset-intensive industries and facilitate their future growth. The software is supported by BlueCielo implementation services and comes along with a full range of training courses. The new functionalities will support globally operating organizations needing to centralize and improve collaboration with external contractors and suppliers.
Integrated Enterprise Operations
The new Meridian 2017 edition now streamlines centralized operational control for enterprise implementations. Organizations can now reduce the number of servers and administrators needed by co-locating servers in a centralized deployment, lowering their implementation and administration costs, and ensuring consistent enterprise-wide processes and standards.
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Concurrent Engineering in Revit
In addition, owner operators can now perform concurrent engineering for BIM in managed workflows. Shared Workspaces enables users to share models, allocate design work in a controlled manner and edit collaboratively in BIM. Meridian 2017 fully supports Revit models, including Revit Worksheet management with property validation, approval workflows, 2D sheet management, and auto-publishing of PDFs. Customers can now manage Revit models and the data and drawings from BIM with the same rigor as other critical documents, ensuring increased operational efficiency.
Universal Access with Control
New enhancements to the Power Web and Explorer clients provide fast, predictable interaction from virtually anywhere. Project management and document control can now be performed via the browser interface, including managing user and security assignments, undeletes and purges, mass property edits and more. By not requiring specialized hardware or software implementations for most users, organizations can easily expand project teams, reduce training time, and lower costs, while providing fast and managed access to the most up-to-date information.
Consistent Standardized Publishing
Streaming PDF workflows in Meridian 2017 power consistent standardized publishing, review and markup in the industry standard format for documents of record. No plug-ins or software installation is required for viewers, reviewers, or approvers and no documents are downloaded. Users can now instantly view and annotate from anywhere, with a consistent experience across Meridian, Explorer, and Meridian360 Portal.
Empowered Supply Chain
The new Contractor Self Service capabilities securely empower the supply chain, proving contractors with the ability to find and access information without submitting requests, and without breaching internal networks. Contractors and other trusted third parties can now directly search and retrieve documents without having to send requests – significantly improving their efficiency. This lowers the barriers to external collaboration, reduces the document control effort, and simplifies operations while ensuring accountability with full audit capabilities.