By Joel Pinto on September 25, 2019

A critical inflection point for asset transformation: Are you ready?

Companies that deploy suitable asset management equipment software, such as IBM Maximo®, can achieve savings of over 15-20% in operating efficiencies. They’re better able to service impacted customers on time, and can typically fix the problem on the first visit. That’s because the software helps deploy the right personnel quickly, and can provide on-site technicians with the right knowledge and tools to remedy the issue.

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By Ryan Boyles on September 20, 2019

Ensuring worker safety for the technician of the future

The National Safety Council hosted their annual NSC Congress and Expo event in San Diego, California from September 9 to 11. This event is the world’s largest safety, health and environmental confab, serving the billion-dollar occupational safety and health market. The IBM Maximo® team was there to talk about the technician of the future. We […]

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By Matthew Mikell on September 19, 2019

IBM TRIRIGA attains FedRAMP authorization for software as a service

IBM TRIRIGA has attained FedRAMP Authorization (Impact Level Moderate). Saving you both time and money, this authorization contains 325 different "controls" for government agencies.

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By Samantha O'Neill on September 19, 2019

The space planning evolution: know the who, where and when to make the most of your buildings

Did you know that, on average, 30% of an organization’s space sits vacant on a typical working day? Given than real estate is often the second highest cost for an organization, those kind of numbers – and the money they represent – should make any organization stop and think about their space.That’s why today’s building professionals know that “space” is the next frontier in adding value to an organization. Why? IoT, of course.

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By Matthew Mikell on September 17, 2019

Maximo attains FedRAMP authorization for software as a service

We are pleased to announce that Maximo® enterprise asset management (EAM) software has attained Level 2 (Moderate) of FedRAMP Authorization. This standardization program contains 325 different “controls” for government agencies.

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By Thomas Hollowell on September 11, 2019

Make large public works projects run smoothly

IBM’s DOORS® Next requirements management SaaS solution was implemented by the RPV team to provide a single, collaborative, secure environment. The solution captures, traces, analyzes and manages project requirements in real-time. And as it does so, it preserves the data privacy and intellectual property of the various organizations delivering the project.

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By Joel Pinto on September 10, 2019

Reflections from the Asian Utility Week, Malaysia

Companies in the energy and utilities space geared up for interaction, knowledge sharing and client meetings across the ecosystem at the Asian Utility Week. It was held on 3-4 September 2019. In its 20th year, this leading digital utility exhibition and conference put its entire focus on digital utility transformation and customer centricity.

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By Ryan Boyles on September 10, 2019

What is the value of a human?

Recently at MaximoWorld, I spoke with Ray Miciek of Aquitas Solutions about connected technology and how it’s helping employers relieve their staff of low value tasks.

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By Mahesh Sudhakaran on September 9, 2019

Don’t make vegetation management decisions in the dark

On August 14, 2003, customers in Northeastern US and Canada experienced one of the worst blackouts on record affecting nearly 50 million people. In the U.S. alone, cost estimates ranged between $4 billion and $10 billion dollars. When the U.S.–Canada Power System Outage Task Force came back with the Final Blackout Report three years later, […]

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By Sky Matthews on August 30, 2019

The cobbler’s children have no shoes: Why engineers must adopt AI now.

It’s great to build AI into what we create, but we now need to use that same technology to improve our process for creation. This is why IBM offers a line of solutions for engineers -- solutions that incorporate IoT and AI engineering techniques.

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By Ryan Boyles on August 29, 2019

How the Port of Rotterdam is using IBM digital twin technology to transform itself from the biggest to the smartest.

Quick Bytes host, Ryan Boyles, spoke with Louis ter Voorde of Axians about its transformation project and how digital twin technology helped them use test scenarios to improve their operations.

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By Ryan Boyles on August 27, 2019

Do you know what business you’re really in?

Watson IoT provides cognitive capabilities for smarter performance. With the addition of AI (artificial intelligence), KONE can help predict and suggest resolutions to potential equipment problems. Sensors have been installed in elevators and escalators, to send a constant stream of reliable, timely information using IoT (Internet of Things).

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