Meridian Systems

QPM Adopts Leading Capital Program Management Software From Meridian

Managing Mega Projects in Various Locations Around the World, QPM will use Proliance Software to Streamline Internal Project Management Processes

FOLSOM, Calif. (June 19, 2012) – Meridian Systems, a Trimble Company, announced today that Qatar Project Management (QPM) has selected Proliance® software to streamline its construction management processes on a wide variety of projects in the Middle East and North Africa region. Headquartered in Doha, Qatar, QPM is one of the region’s premier project management companies.

“Our customers in the Middle East face many unique challenges in project delivery and we look forward to working with QPM to contribute to their continued success in the region.”

QPM selected Proliance for its robust cost and budgeting functionality. Proliance allows QPM to bring together all construction project management data and documents in one centralized system of record, improving its project management practices and creating a strong foundation for tracking pending and future project issues.

Using Proliance, QPM’s goal is to provide its employees with an easy-to-use system that enables staff to be more productive using streamlined workflow, while allowing QPM to offer cost effective project management services.

“Proliance allows the streamlining of business systems by providing comprehensive functionality including project cost control, schedule management and document management as part of one technology solution. It also standardizes access to information and enables real-time access to critical project data,” said Dr. Hassan Al Fadala, QPM Managing Director. “By using Proliance, we can improve collaboration and visibility across key projects and integrate with our other internal systems, creating one complete system that helps QPM retain its competitive edge.”

“We are pleased to be selected by QPM to help manage their mega projects in various locations around the world,” said Geene Alhady, general manager of Meridian Systems. “Our customers in the Middle East face many unique challenges in project delivery and we look forward to working with QPM to contribute to their continued success in the region.”

A solution introduction and demonstration is available on demand at: http://info.meridiansystems.com/proliancedemo

About Proliance
Proliance software provides capital program management capabilities to building owners and operators managing new infrastructure construction and facility renovation programs. Proliance uniquely combines project and portfolio management, business process management and business analytics into one system of record, enabling large enterprises to track how their real estate, construction and facilities portfolios are performing. For more information on Proliance, call Meridian at +1 (800) 850 2660, + 971 4 886 5410 or visit: http://www.meridiansystems.com/products/proliance/index.asp.

About QPM
Qatar Project Management (QPM) provides unrivalled real estate and infrastructure project management services that perpetuate world class standards in the industry. QPM's operations ensure project efficiency and absolute precision for civil infrastructure, commercial, leisure, real estate, and residential projects within the evolving global marketplace.

QPM's international expertise is grounded in a full range of professional project management services including feasibility studies, program development and management, claim management and resolution, project control, health and safety management, cost management, and environmental management. The company also specializes in the field of risk management.

QPM is currently managing mega projects in various locations around the Middle East/North Africa region while cultivating potential markets and playing an integral role in the development of international communities. QPM is currently investing in state-of-the-art project management technologies that bring the project to life by articulating problem areas, avoiding construction clashes, and reducing expenses. QPM's technologies are enhanced by an international team who has global experience with mega projects. For more information, visit: http://www.qpm.com.qa/English/Pages/Home.aspx.

About Trimble
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif. For more information, visit: www.trimble.com.

Meridian in the Middle East
Meridian Systems construction project management software solutions for infrastructure building owners, program management firms, and other AEC organizations are available through local Trimble dealers in the UAE. For more information on Meridian solutions from Trimble, visit: http://trimble.meridiansystems.com/me/.

United Arab Emirates Contact Information
JAFZA View 18 Ofc. No. 1606
Jebel Ali Dubai, UAE, + 971 4 886 5410