Asset Management

By Jen Clark on August 16, 2017

Can the Internet of Things save New Orleans from flooding?

Following weeks of uninterrupted rainfall, a five-hour downpour on top of already saturated streets led to extensive flooding in New Orleans last Saturday. While it is widely held that a weather event of this magnitude would have overwhelmed even a pump system in perfect working order, the city’s aged and out-of-action pumps and turbine generators […]

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By Sarah Dudley on August 10, 2017

Track asset performance using real-time health scores

As we learned in last week’s post from Kansas City BPU, providing clean, safe water to a large community is a cumbersome task. This post will dive into how one regional water supplier tracks asset performance using real-time health scores. Using data from IoT sensors, they can produce a sustainable, reliable water supply for their community, and […]

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By Jason Verly on August 8, 2017

The powerful enterprise asset management community you didn’t know about

Community. It’s not normally the word you’d think of when describing your experiences at a conference. A conference is supposed to be about travel hassles, hotel reservations, PowerPoint slide decks, and bad diet choices. But this conference felt different before I even arrived. MaximoWorld 2017 was held at the Disney Swan & Dolphin, which happened to be the […]

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By Ron Wallace on August 7, 2017

Macao Water raises the bar on customer satisfaction and productivity with EAM

IBM is delighted to announce that The Macao Water Supply Company Limited (Macao Water) has built a new enterprise asset management system based on IBM Maximo which results in: Raised customer satisfaction Improved productivity via mobile job dispatching Purchasing data synchronization between the asset management system and the finance system. The award-winning system synchronizes purchasing […]

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By Sarah Dudley on August 4, 2017

4 ways to prepare for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

You’ve very likely heard of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the impact it is having, and will continue to have, on businesses and consumers alike. According to Gartner, 8.4 billion connected devices will be in use in 2017, up 31% from 2016. This number is expected to reach 20.4 billion by 2020 and includes devices such […]

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By Karen Lewis on August 3, 2017

Why the best-run companies use Maximo and ERP

Asset-intensive organizations use a multitude of physical equipment, machines, linear assets, vehicles, tools, and more. For organizations using SAP for ERP, there are different SAP applications for enterprise asset management, such as SAP PM. However, using an ERP application to manage assets may leave your organization lacking in the areas critical to enterprise asset management: […]

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By Sarah Dudley on August 3, 2017

How enterprise asset management helps provide safe drinking water

We all need water to live. We also need water to be safe and dependable. Going behind the scenes of the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) at MaximoWorld, we are able to understand the complexity of what it takes to keep these services running smoothly for more than 100 years. Quality and low cost reign supreme […]

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By Ron Wallace on August 3, 2017

Delivering continuous return on investment (ROI) with IBM Maximo

Discover how the world’s largest contact lens manufacturer, Vision Care, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is keeping an eye on innovation by standardizing on IBM Maximo to reduce costs, make compliance improvements, and drive continuous improvements and share best practices. Vision Care, part of Johnson & Johnson, is the world’s largest contact lens manufacturer. […]

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By Sarah Dudley on August 2, 2017

How SunCoke Energy minimizes downtime to fuel their customers with coke, coal, and power.

As technology reaches every corner of the globe, the world becomes more instrumented, interconnected, and intelligent than ever before. While companies in every industry now have the potential to achieve new levels of digital transformation, energy companies, in particular, are showing increased investments in analytics, mobile, and  Internet of Things capabilities to help reduce costs, […]

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By Chris Wiegand on August 1, 2017

Top 5 trends shaping the future of enterprise asset tracking

Today there are literally billions of indoor assets that need to be tracked in real-time, to optimize processes and reduce costs. The landscape for asset tracking is rapidly changing from an industry that was largely reserved for technical administrators, to being part of the data set that drives key decisions in a wide array of […]

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By Rahul Desai on July 27, 2017

Mobile access to asset data from anywhere: four real-world use cases

For asset-intensive organizations, mobility continues to drive significant productivity gains, improve worker effectiveness and safety, and eliminate errors by capturing data directly from the work source. IBM’s Maximo Anywhere provides a single-vendor mobile solution for both connected and offline scenarios, with role-based hybrid mobile apps that work across iOS, Android and Windows Tablet and help […]

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By Sarah Dudley on July 26, 2017

Keep amusement park rides running safely with Asset Management

It’s a hot, sunny summer day and you’re at the amusement park with your family. Your kids have been looking forward to it all week and you’re just praying nobody gets sick on the roller coaster rides – including yourself. You pay one week’s salary for 3 sodas and hotdogs and then head over to […]

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