The Onset industry update delivers the headlines you need to catch up on Meridian, Onset and BlueCielo developments impacting your workplace.
Welcome to our September Newsletter
This edition has our latest updates, including customer insights and an update on recent events, as well as the latest information on webinars, Meridian and more .
Onset Updates

Back in June we shared news of the  Meridian rollout within South Australia Water, with reference to the  regional training being conducted throughout the state. We're pleased to announce that the EDMS (Engineering Drawing Management System), incorporating Meridian, went live on 31 July, delivering 300 thousand drawings to 750 users. Additionally, external contractors can now upload using the As-Built Portal.

Onset Design has enjoyed working closely with the SA Water project team (pictured) and appreciates their dedicated efforts and professionalism in achieving this major milestone together.

We continue to rollout Meridian 2018 upgrades, now in progress with Qenos, NRG, Dyno Nobel, University of Melbourne, Outotec and New Zealand Aluminium Smelters.

We're also proud to announce our involvement as a partner in the Sydney Water Customer Experience Project (CxP), a  journey  to the production cutover of the world's largest S/4 HANA  utilities implementation. Meridian integrates with several enterprise systems at Sydney Water, including Maximo and SAP, as well as a number of in-house applications. Sydney Water is Australia's largest water and wastewater provider.

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TEMC 2018

A big thanks to all those who made the time to catch up with us at the recent TEMC in Perth.

Please get in touch if you'd like to learn more about our cloud or on-premise Meridian solutions for the tertiary education sector, including our special, discounted TEMC 2018 offer
for universities.

We appreciate that academic campus facilities face special challenges in the accumulation of facility information over decades and even centuries. Campus facility managers must make it easy for users to shape, drive, manage and effectively control their facility data.

Tasked with managing everything from record drawings and BIM, to technical reports, specifications, design standards, construction photos, and more, educational facilities face challenges with security, user access and archiving.

Facilities must manage their technical documents effectively during the Design & Construction project phase and archive them correctly as part of the project workflow, otherwise this provides a major challenge for Operations & Maintenance departments attempting to use these documents after project handover.

Education facilities require a purpose-built system to effectively manage all types of facility data and documents, including legacy information in outdated formats. Meridian supports the work of facility owners by integrating with all major design and office applications.

The Meridian software is in place to manage facility data and documents at the University of Melbourne, Curtin and Griffith Universities.

Meridian 2018 R2

A reminder that the Meridian 2018 R2 release is now available and includes support for the Autodesk 2019 products, including AutoCAD, Inventor and Revit. The Release Notes describe several pages of improvements for Meridian Power (Power Web) and Explorer.

Please contact us if you'd like to receive more information or discuss an upgrade.
More Webinars
A Day with your Engineering Data

Did you miss out on this special offer? We're able to extend this opportunity to the end of September.

Onset Design, in conjunction with BlueCielo, is offering "A Day with Your Engineering Data," promoting unlimited access to Meridian Portal for one week, allowing you  to take advantage of a free trial and free consultation to explore Meridian Portal for secure, cloud-based collaboration with extended global project teams to enhance their information exchange process. Register now!

Meridian Portal is a globally recognised solution to help you keep track of deliverables and due dates, enabling you to stay in better control of your document flow throughout a project.  
Meridian Portal is the only cloud-based portal that offers full collaboration with the entire supplier network without giving direct access to the internal master data and workflows, helping you ensure that critical data received from external stakeholders is on time and accurate.

With your free trial, you'll receive:
  • A personalised analysis by an experienced industry business consultant, who will review your data-related business processes and show you how you can utilise best practices to update and approve data in real time.
  • Unlimited access to Meridian Portal for 1 week, which offers:
    • Accurate visibility and overview of your projects
    • Full audit trail for users and documents
  • Analytics and use case scenarios your relevant stakeholders

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