By Russell Bee on September 18, 2018

3 ways blockchain will enhance your asset management efforts

In today’s digitally networked world, no single institution works in isolation. And because of this, failure of business systems and processes increasingly originates from a complex mix of social and technical factors. These include system integration, data capture, and human error or omission. In this blog, we explore how IBM Maximo Network on Blockchain can […]

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By Chip Davis on September 10, 2018

Test management best practices: How to improve your testing efforts

With the growing number of smart and connected products being developed, more and more systems engineers must now deal with the verification and validation of embedded systems. Of course, the smarter those products get, the more complex those testing activities become. At the same time, new regulations constantly come into effect to prevent faulty products reaching […]

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By Ray Miciek on September 4, 2018

MaximoWorld 2018: Did you remember to bring your Tupperware?

Ray Miciek, of Maximo Consultants Aquitas Solutions, shares his key takeaways from MaximoWorld 2018. MaximoWorld: The Asset Management industry’s best Pot Luck dinner With the latest MaximoWorld in the books, it’s is worth taking some time to reflect on the event. Recently, I described it as the Asset Management industry’s best Pot Luck dinner. A […]

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By Stephen Hollis on September 4, 2018

Unlock the cloud for requirements management

Unlock the cloud for requirements management Poor requirements management is among the significant contributing factors in the failure of a project. Improper requirements management can lead to disconnected teams, wasted time, out-of-control costs and unsatisfied customers. If you use documents, spreadsheets, emails, wikis and other conventional office and productivity tools to keep track of your […]

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By Thomas Peterson on August 29, 2018

Step up your asset management game with asset health insights

Full of new ideas and cutting-edge technology, MaximoWorld was THE Maximo conference to visit in 2018. With more than 100 maintenance and reliability focused presentations, various Maximo user group meet-ups and an exciting vendor expo, the conference offered a wealth of information to anyone attending. The Price was Right at MaximoWorld In the months leading […]

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By Chris O'Connor on August 28, 2018

Optimize your building operations from the ground up

Welcome to a new edition of our Get Connected series. Today we are going to talk facilities management. This topic touches us all on a daily basis as we can all relate to how we experience a building. Just think about the things you pay attention to as you walk in. Is it the right […]

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By Chris O'Connor on August 23, 2018

Discover how to optimize assets with AI-powered technology

Asset-intensive companies are struggling with aging infrastructure, an aging workforce, skills gaps and a lack of asset performance visibility. They need to balance asset cost, reliability and risk. In this video edition of Get Connected, Chris O’Connor discusses how businesses can address these pressing challenges. Watch and then learn how you can optimize your asset […]

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By Bruce D Baron on August 23, 2018

How the University of California ensures buildings are performing. Spoiler: it’s TRIRIGA

How does the University of California plan to manage their property assets across 10 campuses? By implementing an impressive new program called ICAMP – the Integrated Capital Asset Management Program. We caught up with Rich Powers, of University of California Office of the President (UCOP) to find out how ICAMP enables visibility and integration across […]

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By Andy Barnes on August 22, 2018

Hursley’s IoT Lab: now voice-enabled with Watson Assistant

The IoT lab at IBM Hursley has just become voice-enabled – thanks to IBM Watson Assistant Solutions and six coding competition winners from Italy. The six 19-year-old Italian students were invited to Hursley after winning the Informatics Olympiad, an IBM-sponsored competition open to over 20,000 people. Their challenge: to turn the IoT lab into an interactive space in […]

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By Matthew Mikell and Lauren Konchan on August 22, 2018

Call for Code initiative: technology in the face of natural disaster

In a connected world, we’ve come to rely on consistent communications for our everyday lives. But what happens when disaster strikes? In the aftermath of devastating weather events and natural disasters, can the Internet of Things help restore emergency communications – or even save lives? Call for Code is an IBM-led initiative seeking to answer […]

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By Chris O'Connor on August 20, 2018

Welcome to the new world of experiences through voice assistance

Remember the old series running in the 1980s called Knight Rider? KITT the talking car, anticipating its driver’s needs, guarding him from dangers, sometimes driving the car for him and equipping him with the information he needed to make the right decisions? That is no longer just fiction. It leapt from our TV sets directly […]

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By Kal Gyimesi on August 16, 2018

110 years later, a conversational assistant is another step in automotive innovation

110 years ago, the first Ford Model T was assembled. In 1908, automobiles had already been around for decades. Yet they were still a novelty; expensive and out of reach for most Americans. But that all that changed when the first Ford Model T was assembled in Detroit, Michigan. It was a car built for […]

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