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By Bruce D Baron on January 24, 2018

Understanding the ‘things’ in Internet of Things

Last month I had the incredible pleasure of escaping the winter doldrums of the Northeast and heading to sunny Coconut Grove, Florida for the International Maintenance Conference (IMC).  This annual conference is a must-see event for asset managers, plant managers, and reliability engineers who keep the industrial infrastructure of the world going. One key theme of the event […]

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By Sarah Dudley on January 3, 2018

IBM Named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for EAM

We are pleased to announce that IBM was named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Asset Management Software. In a market that is very mature, it is exciting to be named a leader in this space. Leading in completeness of vision When IBM thinks about what it means to have a complete vision, […]

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By Karen Lewis on November 20, 2017

A smarter approach to scheduling? Yes, please!

Today, even advanced businesses are using the wrong tools for the job when it comes to scheduling their maintenance and service workers. Planning and scheduling often still takes place on post-it notes, and complex projects are often managed in Excel spreadsheets – with work divided up by supervisors based on gut feel. Without proper planning […]

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By Jen Clark and Sarah Dudley 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 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 Jen Clark on August 1, 2017

Welcome to the Watson IoT Academy

Supercharge your cognitive understanding with the Watson IoT Academy – a free-to-use online hub offering hundreds of courses that range from the fundamentals of IoT to understanding its complexities in greater depth. Why learn about IoT and IBM’s Watson IoT offerings? Cognitive computing represents a new era of computing, radically different from conventional programmable systems. Where older […]

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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 Ron Wallace on July 25, 2017

IBM Ranked the EAM leader for 11th year by ARC Advisory Study

It was October 2006 when IBM acquired MRO Software and Maximo. At the time I was working on the Industry Marketing Industry team and we worked closely with the analyst firms including ARC Advisory Group. Naturally we wanted to show the world how Maximo would continue market leadership now that we were an IBM brand. […]

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By Rahul Desai on July 12, 2017

Mobilize your workforce with Maximo Anywhere

With 10 billion mobile devices forecast to be in use by 2020, the proliferation of mobile technology is fundamentally changing the way people think, work, act and interact. Mobile applications, or “apps,” enable people to be more productive from virtually anywhere. In fact, 92 percent of organizations believe not only that adopting mobile apps will give them a competitive […]

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By Archana Leo on June 20, 2017

EAM: manage assets and profitability

Organizations in the asset intensive industries are faced with a daunting question, “How do we maximize the value of assets through their lifecycle?” In fact, in a recent survey of asset managers worldwide, more than 75 percent of respondents cited system reliability as the fundamental reason to invest in enterprise asset management. Technology is one […]

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By Christopher Rospenda on June 20, 2017

Technology Prowess at The Paris Air Show

As a technological and aviation enthusiast sitting in the grand stands today at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the rate of change and progress the aviation industry has experienced as a result of technology advancements. The ability to send teams into space and collect data from planets […]

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By Ron Wallace on June 1, 2017

Improve asset management and avoid equipment failure

The power of Maximo Predict and prevent the failure of power plant assets and equipment, improve management, service levels and lower operating costs. Use case: Increase operating efficiency and avoid equipment failure Automated, company-wide asset management is helping this power generation company increase operating efficiency, which helps provide better, more reliable power-generation services to its […]

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