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...
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...
Better Maintenance Decisions with Reliability Tools – FMECA

Better Maintenance Decisions with Reliability Tools – FMECA

Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) has been a secret weapon in the arsenal of the Reliability Engineer for many years. While it began in the early days as just Failure Modes and Effects (FMEA), the addition of the Criticality (aka, “Who cares?”)...
CBM: Where to Begin and Tools to Get Started

CBM: Where to Begin and Tools to Get Started

Condition-Based Monitoring (CBM) is the act of performing and making decisions about asset maintenance based upon the condition (current and possibly future) of the assets. It may also include the monitoring of the assets via technology or manual data collection...
IBM Maximo Application Suite Is Here! – Get Prepared

IBM Maximo Application Suite Is Here! – Get Prepared

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” Abraham Lincoln IBM has released the latest update to its Maximo Enterprise Asset Management Solution, now known as the IBM Maximo Application Suite v8.0, or MAS 8.0 for...
What’s New in Maximo 7.6.1.2:  Top 6 Product Upgrades

What’s New in Maximo 7.6.1.2:
Top 6 Product Upgrades

With the release of Maximo 7.6.1.2 there are several interesting enhancements that you may find helpful. Of course, the full list of 7.6.1.2 changes is available via the link at the end of this article. 6. License Monitoring Becoming a rather popular function, the...
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