Bruce D Baron

Extract every bit of value from your physical assets with maintenance delivered by the Technician of the Future

Written by Bruce D Baron | February 10, 2020 | Asset Management, Safety, Worker Insights

When you attend the Maximo Academy at IoT Exchange, you’ll experience firsthand how IBM Maximo — the global leader in enterprise asset management — is tackling these monumental changes for employees and their organizations. See how artificial intelligence (AI) and predictive analytics are used to allow technicians to perform maintenance only when and where it’s needed. ...read more


AI-powered pumps deliver big ecological and economical benefits

Written by Bruce D Baron | December 9, 2019 | Asset Management, Buildings, Real Estate

Remarkably, one of the smallest elements of building operations can be altered to achieve an immediate and profound impact on operating costs. One installation using both Design Envelope pumps and Pump Manager was able to optimize pump operations to achieve annual pump energy savings of 87 percent. A university in China was able to reduce energy consumption by 78 percent. These results would not have been possible without our visionary use of artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics. ...read more


The great shift change will bring great advancements to the future technician

Written by Bruce D Baron | November 14, 2019 | Aerospace, Asset Management, Automotive...

Baby boomers and early-stage Generation-X workers are retiring so quickly that one-third to one-half of all existing employees are predicted to leave the workforce between 2015 and 2022. This great shift change (or crew change) is happening around the world. The most extreme impact will be felt in labor-intensive, asset-intensive industries like oil and gas, utilities, transportation and manufacturing. ...read more


Your ready-made ecosystem for predictive maintenance

Written by Rebecca Sendel | August 8, 2019 | Asset Management, Factories, News / Press release

To address these problems of complexity, Arrow is teaming up with IBM® to develop IoT solutions. Arrow brings the hardware and connectivity to the table, as well as our ecosystem of SI and OT Business Partners. IBM brings the software to the table, and together we reduce the complexity of IoT. ...read more


30 reasons you’ll want to race home from MaximoWorld

Written by Joe Berti | July 22, 2019 | Asset Management, Conferences, Events

MaximoWorld, a fantastic event offered by ReliabilityWeb, gives the community a chance to become more proficient in your career and to invest in your own advancement. ...read more


Learn from railway industry experts at Maximo Railway Summit 2019

Written by Christopher Daerr | July 19, 2019 | Conferences, Events, Travel and transportation

With its massive investment in rolling stock, infrastructure, real-estate and facilities, the railway industry is unlike any other. Increased competition due to low-cost air and bus carriers, and deregulation1 in Europe have brought significant complications to European railways and rail infrastructure operating organizations. ...read more


Do you know the price of poor infrastructure?

Written by Stephen Russo and BRUCE BARON | April 24, 2019 | Asset Management

Over the last 20 years, huge investments have been made in metropolitan areas to understand the immense volume of data collected about the citizens inhabiting these cities. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent combining data with emerging mobile, sensor and machine learning technologies. This is all done with the goal to improve infrastructure ...read more


Maximo and IoT turns your data into insights and innovation

Written by Bruce D Baron and Jason Spaulding | March 26, 2019 | Asset Management, Conferences, Events

Learn more about the Maximo Academy at IoT Exchange, 24-26 April at the Hilton Orlando Plan your track. Chart your course. It’s time to unleash the full value of your data with IoT and AI. We look forward to welcoming you to the future of asset maintenance in Orlando, Florida. ...read more


Find out how your asset management stacks up at the IoT Exchange

Written by Bruce D Baron and Jason Spaulding | March 11, 2019 | Asset Management, Events, Manufacturing

Most of us like to know how we’re performing relative to others who are doing the same job. We hope that maybe we’re doing a little bit better than they are. And, if we’re not, we want to figure out how to up our game—quickly. If you’re not achieving the asset management results we’re about ...read more


How UCSF Health is putting patients first with facilities management

Written by Bruce D Baron | November 6, 2018 | Asset Management, Buildings

If buildings are getting smarter, then medical facilities have to be brilliant. That’s why University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Health is working with IBM Maximo to create cutting-edge health facilities that aim to keep the patient care environment safe. It started when UCSF Health and IBM partnered to optimize the management of existing health ...read more


Introducing IBM Maximo Enterprise Asset Management SaaS

Written by Bruce D Baron | October 3, 2018 | Asset Management

Today, we announced the launch of IBM Maximo Enterprise Asset Management SaaS, the newest offering for clients looking to combine the power of the cloud with their enterprise asset management platform. What does this mean for our clients? In short, we’re continuing to invest to bring simplicity, security, manageability, and reliability to your computerized maintenance ...read more


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

Written by Bruce D Baron | August 23, 2018 | Buildings

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 ...read more