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DCMUG 2021 – Postponed

DCMUG 2021 – Postponed

TRM’s annual DCMUG event has been postponed until 2022.   We look forward to networking with Maximo professionals in the mid-Atlantic area at our event next year. Sessions will include the latest IBM Maximo roadmap and...
Getting MAS Health Setup

Getting MAS Health Setup

Now that you have Maximo Application Suite implemented, you can turn your attention to the Health application and see what it tells you about your Assets in the Manage application. Health is unique in that it shows you the data elements and measures that you are...
Getting Your Location and Asset Hierarchies Just Right

Getting Your Location and Asset Hierarchies Just Right

You have two goals: Know where your stuff is with a degree of certainty Know how much your stuff costs to maintain and/or operate With focus on these two little things, you can revolutionize how your organization views itself and may expose many areas for...
Let’s Talk – AI vs. Reliability Studies

Let’s Talk – AI vs. Reliability Studies

Truth be told, I have held positions as a Reliability Engineer at both a space exploration organization as well as a software company that specialized in reliability analysis tools. I greatly enjoyed the search for insight into what was happening, or could happen,...
ISO 55000 and MAS 8 – Working Together for Improvement

ISO 55000 and MAS 8 – Working Together for Improvement

Like all the ISO standards, ISO 55000 is a framework that we can adopt to standardize how we do business, leading to efficient and repeatable processes. Through the certification process, an organization can formalize how they go about their business with auditable...
Leveraging Hand-held Scanners with Maximo Applications

Leveraging Hand-held Scanners with Maximo Applications

Often it is far more convenient to use a hand scanner to read barcodes and QR codes than it is to manually enter data into application fields. Given that most hand scanners are recognized by a device as a “keyboard,” it is an easy tool to adopt in most...
Artificial Intelligence (A.I.): Is It Time?

Artificial Intelligence (A.I.): Is It Time?

When confronted with this lead in, the first thought in the mind of a forward-thinking person is, “What did I miss?” Oh no! FOMO! When it is, “time to,” get on board with a technological endeavor, the implication is that the planning,...
Prepare for Maximo 7.6.0 End of Support (EOS)

Prepare for Maximo 7.6.0 End of Support (EOS)

When will IBM Maximo 7.6.0.x no longer be supported? On September 8, 2020, IBM announced the end of support for Maximo 7.6.0.x, Industry Solutions, and Add-Ons. The official announcement letter was #920-136. As of September 30, 2021, any fixes, patches, and telephone...
How to Get Started with MAS Monitor? Learn New Terminology

How to Get Started with MAS Monitor? Learn New Terminology

It has been a long time coming but for those of us involved in the Maintenance industry, we finally have a set of tools to gain insight into the Operations side of our equipment. Now, with just a little learning, we can connect to the vast amount of operational data...
Maximo Application Suite: Deep Dive Webinar Series

Maximo Application Suite: Deep Dive Webinar Series

Everything you need to know about OpenShift, AppPoints, Maximo vs MAS Manage, Maintenance AI and Maximo Mobile Take full advantage of Maximo and learn the steps you’ll need to take to prepare for a new implementation or upgrade to IBM Maximo Application Suite 8...
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