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AppPoints and Maximo 7.6.1.2 – How to Manage?

AppPoints and Maximo 7.6.1.2 – How to Manage?

Much continues to be written about the new licensing approach IBM is taking for Maximo Application Suite (MAS). Given its departure from the traditional method that has been around for quite some time, people are having to learn the nuances. Add to this the ability...
Graphical Planning and Scheduling Applications Overview

Graphical Planning and Scheduling Applications Overview

One of the key elements of an efficient maintenance operation is the degree of planning and scheduling that is performed. What this effort looks like may be different from one organization to another, and the impact of not paying attention to this important task could...
Keywords – Asset Management Software

Keywords – Asset Management Software

When we search for, “Asset Management Software,” we could be coming from many different perspectives. Laughingly, we can ignore those folks who are looking for a better way to manage their stock or real estate portfolio. That is an entirely different world! Asset...
Understanding the Maximo User Security Profile

Understanding the Maximo User Security Profile

We all have been managing our Maximo user licenses for a very long time. Navigating that delicate balance between the licenses your company is entitled to and the actual usage of Maximo by your user communities can be challenging. Of course, leveraging the License...
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 situations. It...
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...
Path to MAS: Pre-Upgrade Checklist

Path to MAS: Pre-Upgrade Checklist

No matter if your move from your current Maximo to MAS is near or longer term, there are several things you should begin aligning in preparation for the upgrade. As with any enterprise application suite upgrade, it is a good opportunity to take a hard look at some...
Path to MAS: Understanding AppPoints

Path to MAS: Understanding AppPoints

While the move to Maximo Application Suite (MAS) may appear to be largely a technical and user experience change project, the licensing approach to it is completely different. This new approach does demand that you look at licensing in a different way that in the past...
Path to MAS: High-level Steps to Implement MAS

Path to MAS: High-level Steps to Implement MAS

Whether you are upgrading an existing Maximo 7.6.1.2+ to MAS 8.5+, or are implementing MAS as a blank slate, there are several things you need to line up before you get started. Let’s talk through the major points of your implementation so you can have a clear picture...
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