Frequently Asked Questions
ProjectTalk is a project management community designed for the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry. ProjectTalk, the first full-featured project management service, allows you to create and manage projects over the Internet by accessing the Prolog solution on a convenient, subscription basis.
What is ProjectTalk?
What are the advantages of ProjectTalk?
Designed to provide eBusiness solutions and meet the demand of the growing AEC industry, ProjectTalk is an excellent alternative to purchasing, deploying, and managing software applications internally. The hosted environment allows access to the Prolog solution—giving organizations of different sizes working with different sized projects the flexibility of using some or all of the Prolog software.
What makes ProjectTalk unique?
Meridian Systems was founded by AEC professionals and develops turnkey solutions for AEC professionals. Meridian understands the industry and has spent years developing applications that deliver real value. Some of ProjectTalk's unique values include: Project Collaboration, Project Procurement Management, Cost Control, Document Management, and Field Administration. Together these values allow for turnkey solutions for the AEC industry.
Can Prolog Manager be implemented quickly?
Yes, Prolog can be quickly and easily deployed in a hosted environment through ProjectTalk Web site or as a self-hosted application. Users find immediate benefit in the day to day collaboration of features like RFIs, submittals, meeting minutes and more.
How do I get started with ProjectTalk?
Simply go to the new membership section of ProjectTalk by clicking on the Join Now button, provide your information, and select a membership level. That's all there is to it.
What are the benefits of using a hosted ProjectTalk?
Hosted applications require less time and money to deploy, and they are easier to support. ProjectTalk can easily be scaled to meet business growth, allowing your employees time to focus on the core business. Benefits include:
- Faster application deployment;
- Lower initial investment;
- Scale applications as businesses grow;
- Access to expertise;
- Focus on core business;
- Centralized, up-to-date project information; and
- Unified project team.
What are the product features of ProjectTalk?
For architects, engineers, owners, sub-contractors, and small to mid-sized contractors, ProjectTalk has the following key features that allow a low overhead solution to project management needs:
- Project News;
- Multi-Site, Multi-Project Control;
- Personal Action Item Management;
- Online Project Collaboration;
- Project Document Management;
- Field Administration;
- Cost Control;
- Extensive Reporting; and
- Powerful Security for each feature, field, report, file, etc.