By Brendan Crotty on October 18, 2016

The forecast for scheduling is about to get brighter

IBM has launched Maximo Scheduler Plus, an advanced work management solution that gives businesses the tools they need to manage both their field workforce and complex projects like shutdowns, outages and turnarounds. Scheduler Plus can help you optimize work schedules using real-time weather forecast data, letting you schedule maintenance and service workers more efficiently. Schedulers […]

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By Brendan Crotty on October 12, 2016

Celebrating 10 years of IBM’s dominance in enterprise asset management

October 5th marked the 10-year anniversary of IBM’s acquisition of MRO Software, and it’s natural to reflect on how much Maximo has evolved over the years and celebrate some of our accomplishments.  But it’s equally exciting to think about what the future holds. At the time of the acquisition, IBM was building out a world-class […]

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By Brendan Crotty on October 11, 2016

Are you efficiently scheduling your maintenance and service work?

Today, even advanced businesses are falling short when it comes to scheduling their workers’ time — arguably their most precious resource. Planning and scheduling often still take place on post-it notes and in Excel spreadsheets, with work often divided up by supervisors based on gut feel. Important factors such as weather or traffic are rarely […]

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