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Back to Basics – It’s Time to Seriously Consider SaaS

John Q. Todd Sr. Business Consultant, PMP – Ah the good old days when you could write a few lines of code, amaze your friends, and maybe crash a few PCs on the showroom floor at our local Sears or Radio Shack. You were having fun and living stress free. Fast...

Asset/Location Hierarchies:

Why do you need them, what are they used for, how should they be set up? Scott Stukel, CMRP, Asset Management and Reliability Lead – When most companies implement an EAM tool, like Maximo, they struggle with the fundamental development of their asset...
IBM SaaS is Coming to Federal Agencies: Get Ready for Maximo

IBM SaaS is Coming to Federal Agencies: Get Ready for Maximo

By Jim Miwa Back in 2012, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) instituted a Cloud First policy. This policy was intended to accelerate the pace at which the government would realize the value of cloud computing by requiring Agencies to evaluate safe, secure cloud...

Back to Basics – Work Centers and User Adoption

John Q. Todd Sr. Business Consultant, PMP I hope you have spent some time looking at how Work Centers may improve user adoption. Although they have been a staple of Maximo for some time, major enhancements have been rolled out with version 7.6.0.9 that have made the...
Back to Basics – Asset Risk

Back to Basics – Asset Risk

John Q. Todd Sr. Business Consultant, PMP Having been to a particular client site many times, I never thought much about this one alarm that would go off several times each day. The crew would roll their eyes, sigh, don their PPE, and then scurry out of the room to...
Back to Basics – Maximo User Adoption

Back to Basics – Maximo User Adoption

John Q. Todd Sr. Business Consultant, PMP     Fuel, air, spark – no matter how sophisticated the engine is, its functionality requires these basic elements. If any of these is not managed the engine does not run well, if at all. (Ok, some would add...
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