IBM Maximo

Putting your asset data to use for condition-based maintenance

Written by Adam Kornak and Jason Steblay | August 2, 2018 | Asset Management

Given the complexity and the mission-critical nature of industrial maintenance, IoT technology alone cannot induce a step-change to condition-based maintenance. However, asset managers can take advantage of maintenance’s focus on continuous improvement to introduce technology that integrates IBM Maximo with existing asset data sources to set their teams on the path to condition-based maintenance with Fluke Connect2Assets. The Internet ...read more


Meet you at MaximoWorld?

Written by Bruce D Baron | June 26, 2018 | Asset Management, Events

In the past month or so, my team has been heads down planning IBM’s presence at MaximoWorld in Orlando, Florida. If you’ve experienced MaximoWorld before, you know it will be an epic event. If you haven’t, you’re in for a treat…and likely the chance to see your colleagues try their hand at karaoke. We will ...read more


Understanding the ‘things’ in Internet of Things

Written by Bruce D Baron | January 24, 2018 | Asset Management, Platform

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 ...read more


IBM Named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for EAM

Written by Sarah Dudley | January 3, 2018 | Asset Management

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, ...read more


A smarter approach to scheduling? Yes, please!

Written by Karen Lewis | November 20, 2017 | Asset Management

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 ...read more


Can the Internet of Things save New Orleans from flooding?

Written by Jen Clark and Sarah Dudley | August 16, 2017 | Asset Management

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 ...read more


How enterprise asset management helps provide safe drinking water

Written by Sarah Dudley | August 3, 2017 | Asset Management, Events

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 ...read more


Welcome to the Watson IoT Academy

Written by Jen Clark | August 1, 2017 | Asset Management, Buildings, Continuous Engineering...

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 ...read more


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

Written by Rahul Desai | July 27, 2017 | Asset Management

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 ...read more


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

Written by Ron Wallace | July 25, 2017 | Asset Management, Commentary / Opinion

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. ...read more


Mobilize your workforce with Maximo Anywhere

Written by Rahul Desai | July 12, 2017 | Asset Management

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 ...read more


EAM: manage assets and profitability

Written by Archana Leo | June 20, 2017 | Asset Management

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 ...read more