Category: Getting the Most from Blue Mountain RAM

  • Utilizing Blue Mountain RAM to Enhance Change Control Processes

    It is a requirement for organizations to track changes in a GMP environment. Effective and efficient change control processes are key to achieving quality and compliance. At this month’s Blue Mountain Customer Lab, we took a few polls of our audience to determine how customers are currently tracking changes. The results were as follows: 39% […]

  • Blue Mountain RAM Assets Explained

    Understanding the Asset Record Blue Mountain RAM’s Asset record is the central record type which work is scheduled and performed against. Asset record fields capture critical information about the assets. Asset records are commonly used to track: Identifying information about an instrument (ie. tag number, make, model, serial number, where/how it is used, etc.) History […]

  • Blue Mountain RAM Workflow Capabilities

    At February’s Blue Mountain Customer Lab, we discussed how workflow management is a major driver for compliance and productivity. Therefore, a powerful workflow automation engine is a key component of an effective and compliant paperless system. Blue Mountain RAM’s Rule Builder is an interval piece of the system that manages workflow automation. The Rule Builder […]

  • Understanding and Navigating Blue Mountain RAM

    Whether you are a Technician or Admin, it is critical to have a strong understanding of the Blue Mountain RAM application to enhance to your productivity and efficiency within the system. Throughout this blog, we will dive into the basics of understanding and navigating Blue Mountain RAM, where you will learn about Queries, Workspaces, Records, Rules […]

  • Active Directory Sync for Blue Mountain RAM

    Natively, Blue Mountain RAM can connect to a company’s Active Directory though manual creation of Personnel and User Login records by the System Administrator. According to a recent poll from our monthly Blue Mountain Customer Lab, 92% of customers spend up to 5 hours a month maintaining Personnel and User Login records in Blue Mountain RAM. Additionally, […]

  • Using a Workspace to Manage Batch Work

    A use for a Workspace that you might not immediately think of, is to manage Batch Work Generation (BWG). BWG is Blue Mountain RAM’s feature that automatically creates work records for you. Certain situations tell BWG not to make a work record for a schedule. Most of the time these “stop” situations are appropriate, however, […]

  • How Do You Tell A Restored Database It Now Lives In A New Environment?

    Did you know that… After you restore a database from one environment to another (such as restoring a fresh copy of your Production database into your Test Environment to conduct testing) there are settings in Blue Mountain RAM’s System Configuration that need to be told about the move? I am going to show you Blue […]

  • Request Rule Routing in Blue Mountain RAM

    Blue Mountain RAM features seven Request Record types for custom use within your facility. Each of these requests include fields and workflows that allow them to be as versatile as needed. However, the limit of seven Request Record types may not always sufficient in meeting your requirements. How can this be alleviated? Rule Routing in […]

  • Blue Mountain RAM Requests

    With the FDA’s current standards, you must track everything you possibly can about Assets. You have to be able to justify the need for an unscheduled calibration, an emergency repair or even the retiring/decommissioning of an asset; yet it can be hard to trace these activities from their origin. Paper processes may not be enough […]

  • Work Plan Templates in Blue Mountain RAM

    In the effort to help our customers go paperless, Blue Mountain RAM’s Work Plan Template (WPT) feature is designed to allow users to mimic SOP instructions for preventative maintenance (PM) and other procedures followed during execution of validation and calibration work. Features of Blue Mountain RAM’s WPTs: As a process controlled record, users can include […]