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November 2012 Monthly Customer Newsletter   
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Customer Connections - Meridian Systems

Proliance 101 Webinar: Capital Program Management Software for the Plan-Build-Operate Lifecycle
Meridian would like to introduce you to Proliance software and demonstrate the powerful features of our Capital Program Management solution to optimize the Plan-Build-Operate lifecycle for project based organizations. Learn more about Proliance on November 28th at 10:00 am (PST). Register today.

Meridian Enhances Field-to-Office Construction Project Management with Introduction of Prolog 9.6 Software
Prolog® version 9.6 is the latest upgrade to Prolog construction project management software for contractors, featuring significant updates to Prolog Mobile and other new construction field management capabilities. The redesigned Prolog Mobile offers improved navigation, simplified search and provides one-click synchronization to the Prolog database. New Plan View and Checklists features provide construction teams in the field with increased visibility into critical project data for enhancing workflow productivity and quality control. Read the complete press release.

New Trimble Buildings Group Unites Best-in-Class Construction Technology Portfolios to Improve Design-Build-Operate Lifecycle for Vertical Construction
Trimble announced at Trimble Dimensions Conference that it has formed Trimble Buildings, a newly formed group within Trimble's Engineering and Construction segment. The new group will leverage the Trimble Design-Build-Operate (DBO) platform of organic and acquired technologies to develop and bring to market a new portfolio of synergistic technologies for capital construction owners and Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) service providers. Trimble Buildings will provide the organizational infrastructure to fuel innovation and allow current and future customers to take advantage of the rapidly evolving technology landscape to maximize overall business value. Read the complete press release.

Analyzing Construction Acquisitions
By Constructech Magazine, November 6, 2012

Highgate Management taps Prolog to enhance collaboration
By Computer World, October 19, 2012

Prolog 9.5 Certification Program
Do you want to distinguish yourself as the Prolog expert? Sign up for our Prolog Certification program and validate your knowledge of the latest Prolog functionality. All of the testing is available online from the comfort of your home or office and at your own pace, so you can fit it into your busy professional schedule. You can still accomplish this in time to cross it off your 2012 list goals so don’t delay and sign up today.

Proliance 5.5 Admin Training
A couple of seats are still available in our November Proliance 5.5 Admin online class! This is a great opportunity to learn about the latest administrative features of Proliance and to walk through a sample confirmation of the newest Proliance Bidding module. Attendees are invited to participate through hands-on exercises in our training environment and through interactive polling and review questions with our expert Proliance training consultant. If you inspire to be a Proliance Administrator or Implementation Consultant, this class is for you so we hope to see you there!

University Programs
Did you know that Meridian Education Team engages with Universities and Colleges all over the world to bring Prolog and Proliance into the classrooms? Help us develop the next generation of construction leaders as savvy users of the latest technology by spreading the word about these great programs! Learn more.

Product Releases and Updates

  • Prolog 9.5 MR4 - October 2012 (Prolog Manager)
  • Prolog 9.5 MR5 - September 2012 (Prolog Converge)
  • Prolog 9.5 MR6 - October 2012 (Prolog Mobile) Download via iTunes

*To obtain an installation DVD or a download of this build, please contact Meridian Systems Sales by phone at 1-800-850-2660 or via email at sales@meridiansystems.com.

Knowledge Base Articles
Meridian's Support Analysts regularly document our customer solution calls into comprehensive knowledge base reference articles. Visit the Knowledge Base database at http://support.meridiansystems.com/ to search and review the complete list or browse the most recent list of topics below.


  • 10528 - Connect database size is very large due to stored notifications
  • 10551 - Unable to Use %searchterm% in a query in Query Manager


  • 10370 - Turning Daylight Savings Time (DST) On or Off for All Workspaces
  • 10371 - "Path Not Rooted...MPSFileSystemException."

Prolog - New Feature - Folder Subscriptions in the File Management System 
By Brian Blackburn, Meridian Systems Support Services

Proliance - Uploading Multiple File Attachments
By Matt Garrison, Meridian Systems Support Services


Construct Canada
November 28-30, 2012
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Canada
WinEst / Meridian Booth #1005