Meridian Systems Announces New Prolog Developer Network Program
Customers and partners can leverage technical resources to extend Prolog, the leading construction project management software
FOLSOM, Calif. (July 22, 2009) - Meridian Systems, the Plan-Build-Operate technology solutions leader for project-based organizations, announced today the Prolog Developer Network (PDN), a developer-oriented program that is now available to Meridian customers and technology partners who intend to extend Prolog® software solutions on their own. PDN subscribers can access shared knowledge, tools and technical resources to effectively build Prolog integrations, and quickly leverage the power of Prolog Connect, a new Web Services development platform for Prolog software.
"Meridian's market leadership in construction project management software continues to drive innovative programs, such as PDN," said Sallie Sutter, vice president, client services, Meridian Systems. "PDN uniquely supports its members with easy access to a variety of expert resources, allowing customers and partners to reduce costs and save time when extending Prolog to other business systems and applications."
PDN subscribers can access and leverage a library of core software when developing integrated applications between Prolog and other systems, as well as make use of framework tools to develop new Office Business Applications (OBAs). OBAs streamline how project-team members and contributors interact between Prolog and Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook. With PDN, subscribers can quickly customize the preconfigured OBAs included in the Prolog Connect Collaboration Pack.
PDN allows members to greatly increase the development efficiencies and rates of success of by accessing a catalog of common development patterns and code samples provided by peer subscribers and Meridian Technical Services. Subscribers can also receive mentorship opportunities by periodically requesting design reviews from the PDN community.
Finally, subscribers will have access to shared knowledge where members can network and share successes and challenges to reduce cost and save time building integrations or extensions by accessing tools created by subscriber peers and Meridian Technical Services.
Meridian welcomes the following partners and customers as new PDN members:
• Adenium Systems
• American Reprographics Company (ARC)
• Bovis Lend Lease
• Data Builder, Inc.
• Dimension 5 Solutions
• Kelar Pacific
• Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management (DCAM)
• PCI Group
• Southern Precision
• The Cram Group
• Vela Systems
PDN subscribers can validate their development skills by earning an individual, technical certification (Meridian Developer) at no additional cost. A Meridian Developer certification spotlights individuals who can deliver the highest level of support for Prolog Manager software. Certification requires completion of an online exam and four development case studies.
For more information on PDN visit: www.meridiansystems.com/products/proliance/developernetwork.asp.
About Meridian Systems
Meridian Systems, a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB), is the Plan-Build-Operate technology solutions leader for project-based organizations (PBO2). Building owners, construction and engineering firms, and public agencies use Meridian software to effectively manage capital building programs and facility assets. Meridian offers construction project management and infrastructure lifecycle management solutions that reduce project costs and schedules across the plan-build-operate project lifecycle. To learn more about how project-based organizations are benefitting from Meridian solutions, download a user study from FMI by visiting: http://www.meridiansystems.com/.
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