IBM Maximo Asset Management

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


Essential insights for intelligent asset maintenance and operations

Written by Brendan Crotty | November 6, 2019 | Aerospace, Asset Management, Automotive...

Powered by IBM’s investments in artificial intelligence, fueled by IoT data, and built for hybrid cloud, IBM Maximo is extending its leadership as the most trusted enterprise asset management system on the planet. ...read more


What if you could predict the future?

Written by Jason Spaulding | October 24, 2019 | Asset Management, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas

Together, IBM and Sandvik developed OptiMine® Analytics, an analytics and predictive maintenance solution to supplement the company’s existing OptiMine enterprise asset management system. Running on IBM Cloud, this new analytics enhancement combines the power of IBM Maximo Enterprise Asset Management and IBM Maximo Asset Performance Management solutions. It analyzes the huge repository of data that is captured from sensors that are attached to fixed equipment, such as conveyor belts, and mobile equipment, such as trucks and front-end loaders. ...read more


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

Written by Joel Pinto | September 25, 2019 | Asset Management, Conferences, Manufacturing

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. ...read more


What is the value of a human?

Written by Ryan Boyles | September 10, 2019 | Asset Management, Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing

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. ...read more


A difficult road lies ahead for civil engineers

Written by Graeme Noseworthy | August 6, 2019 | Asset Management, Engineering, Government

IBM® Maximo® has been used by many different industries for decades. Recently, IBM introduced a specialized version to help protect critical civil infrastructure through preventive and targeted maintenance. ...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



Why move from condition monitoring to predictive maintenance? – Part 2

Written by Dan Yarmoluk and Craig Truempi | April 15, 2019 | Asset Management, Events

Several weeks ago, I wrote a blog in which I discussed the history of condition monitoring and the differences between condition monitoring and predictive maintenance. You’ll recall that we left off introducing the next evolution of maintenance: condition monitoring 4.0. The most current advancements in predictive maintenance require automation of the analysis process using AI models. ...read more


Why move from condition monitoring to predictive maintenance? – Part 1

Written by Dan Yarmoluk and Craig Truempi | March 15, 2019 | Asset Management, Events, Factories...

Has your organization adopted condition-based or predictive maintenance?  The addition of these maintenance strategies for legacy or aftermarket industrial pumps and equipment is touted today as a significant source of return on investment (ROI) for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Yet, for many people, predictive maintenance is a new term. Many also confuse predictive ...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