• How To Control Queries in Blue Mountain RAM

    Blue Mountain Regulatory Asset Manager (RAM) displays information through queries. A query is a list of selected information from a set of selected records, organized in a selected manner. For Blue Mountain RAM, queries can be viewed in either Workspaces or Queries. Workspaces display the queries selected for it to display. A theme or job […]

  • How To View System Asset Information

    Blue Mountain Regulatory Asset Manager (Blue Mountain RAM) offers a type of asset record for documenting systems, called a System Asset. Systems track hierarchical conglomerations of equipment and instruments working together. Examples of systems include Bioreactors, Water for Injection Systems (WFI), and Vacuum Ovens. System Asset records have features that display the hierarchical structure of […]

  • Maintaining Pick Lists in Blue Mountain RAM

    It is simple to clean up pick lists in Blue Mountain RAM, including: Misspellings Multiple versions of the same item (ie. Digital Caliper, Dig Cal, and D. Caliper) Obsolete items Belonging to a group that has the “Application Pick List Maintenance” right enables you to clean up pick lists by opening the field’s Item Selection Window. A […]

  • How To Query Planned and Unplanned Work

    When querying to see the work done in your system, you may have unexpected results if you do not know about Blue Mountain RAM’s On Demand Work and what causes it to be included in or excluded from your work queries. Blue Mountain RAM calls unplanned, unscheduled work “On Demand.” This type of work differs […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Blue Mountain RAM Hacks

    Here are 3 hacks to use with Blue Mountain Regulatory Asset Manager (Blue Mountain RAM). 1. Change which query you initially see in the NEW > WORK window When you open Blue Mountain RAM’s NEW menu and select WORK, you see the Asset Selection panel to identify which asset will own the work you are […]

  • How To Prevent Batch Work Generation from Stopping

    Did you know that there are things you can check to help ensure automatic Batch Work Generation does not stop for any of your assets? Blue Mountain RAM’s Batch Work Generation (BWG) feature automatically and regularly reads your Asset Event Schedules and creates Work for them as their Due Dates come into the range specified. […]

  • How To Add Additional Information To Notifications Via Macros

    Did you know that… you can add extra information to Blue Mountain RAM’s rule-based notifications from the record being highlighted? You can include additional meaningful and helpful information on notifications by using Blue Mountain RAM macros. A “macro” is a tiny bit of code that accomplishes a small task. As you read what each macro […]

  • 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 […]