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Leveraging RFID Scanners with Maximo or MAS Applications

Leveraging RFID Scanners with Maximo or MAS Applications

Often it is far more convenient to use an RFID scanner to read tags or proxy cards than it is to manually enter data into application fields. Given that most RFID scanners are recognized by a device as a “keyboard,” it is an easy tool to adopt in most...
Asset Management Simplified – Plan, Do, Check, Act

Asset Management Simplified – Plan, Do, Check, Act

If you have been in the corporate workforce for more than an internet moment you have been exposed to this simple circle of life: Plan, Do, Check, Act. True, it began as just Plan, Do, Check. Then, a smart person added Act. An excellent example of adapting and...
Good Is Good. World Class Is World-class.

Good Is Good. World Class Is World-class.

While you might have a feeling about how good (or bad!) your maintenance and reliability practices are, you really don’t know unless you do one (or both) of these two things: Have an assessment performed by an outside party Do your own assessment, based upon...
Leveraging Maximo for Inventory Management

Leveraging Maximo for Inventory Management

Do we really have to talk about this? Maximo has had Inventory Management functionality for many, many years. Not only is the function present, but it interconnects to many of the other Maximo modules such as Purchasing and Work Management. Ok. We can talk.  ...
Inspection Forms 201 – Next-level Functions!

Inspection Forms 201 – Next-level Functions!

As you well know, Inspection Forms are a function in MAS Manage and legacy Maximo too! They are proving themselves to be quite versatile and well-accepted for those clients who need to capture information about equipment and then act based upon the results. Inspection...
Location and Asset Hierarchies 2.0

Location and Asset Hierarchies 2.0

Why do you need them, what are they used for, how should they be set up? Is there a problem with my Location hierarchy? When companies implement an EAM tool, like Maximo or Manage, they often struggle with the initial development of their location and asset...
MAS Mobile: Disconnected Mode and General Troubleshooting

MAS Mobile: Disconnected Mode and General Troubleshooting

Given that your Users have installed the MAS Mobile application to a smart device, and you have granted them access to the available applications, they are now able to enjoy the use of the applications while connected or disconnected to a network. When first launched...
MAS Mobile: Where to Begin?

MAS Mobile: Where to Begin?

When Maximo Application Suite (MAS) is implemented, all the “role-based” applications are installed and available with no further configuration needed. Unlike previous versions of Maximo Mobile applications, there are no separate servers or configurations...
What is Maximo EAM and How Does It Work?

What is Maximo EAM and How Does It Work?

The intention of this article is to introduce you to what Maximo (and Manage) are all about. We are assuming that you know nothing about all the pieces that make Maximo do its thing. Maximo is the legacy name for what has become the Manage component of the new IBM...
IBM Maximo Mobile – An Update

IBM Maximo Mobile – An Update

Now that Maximo Application Suite (MAS) has been out for well over a year, how are things looking on the Mobile apps side? Let’s get right to it and walk through where we are. What are we talking about? This article is going to cover the set of Mobile apps for...
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