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Toy manufacturer replaces reliance on sketchy magic with IoT

Written by Sarah Dudley and Graeme Noseworthy | December 20, 2018 | Asset Management, Buildings, Manufacturing...

A large toy manufacturer located at the northernmost point of the planet must produce in excess of 2 billion toys* each year. To meet this incredible demand, it is critical to ensure operations, facility management, and worker safety are at optimum efficiency. To top it off, they must distribute all the toys in just one ...read more


How UCSF Health is putting patients first with facilities management

Written by Bruce D Baron | November 6, 2018 | Asset Management, Buildings

If buildings are getting smarter, then medical facilities have to be brilliant. That’s why University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Health is working with IBM Maximo to create cutting-edge health facilities that aim to keep the patient care environment safe. It started when UCSF Health and IBM partnered to optimize the management of existing health ...read more


How the University of California ensures buildings are performing. Spoiler: it’s TRIRIGA

Written by Bruce D Baron | August 23, 2018 | Buildings

How does the University of California plan to manage their property assets across 10 campuses? By implementing an impressive new program called ICAMP – the Integrated Capital Asset Management Program. We caught up with Rich Powers, of University of California Office of the President (UCOP) to find out how ICAMP enables visibility and integration across ...read more


Top 6 Maxi(Mo)ments from day one of MaximoWorld

Written by Sarah Dudley | August 7, 2018 | AI Assistants, Asset Management

Day one of MaximoWorld was everything we were hoping for. The energy was palpable as everyone converged on the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin hotel in Orlando, FL. As attendees rolled in throughout Monday, everyone was greeted with hugs, smiles and invitations to drinks and dinner that evening to catch up. It truly felt like a ...read more


MaximoWorld – our industry’s best potluck dinner

Written by Ray Miciek | August 1, 2018 | Asset Management

Anyone with more than 15 years of Maximo experience – myself included – cannot help but be excited by MaximoWorld next week. It has a rich history in the industry and represents one of the greatest user communities to be connected to. In thinking about this year’s event, I am reminded that it represents two ...read more


Service delivery is your lifeline

Written by Chris O'Connor | July 26, 2018 | Blog

Welcome to the latest entry in my “Get Connected” series. Cars, washing machines, lawnmowers, fleets of trucks. No matter what assets you have, they are facing the same set of challenges: the quality of the actual asset and the quality of the service delivery of the asset have swapped places; they all break and need ...read more


Top three benefits of attending Maximo events

Written by Karen Lewis | June 25, 2018 | Asset Management, Conferences, Events

Don’t miss out on upcoming Maximo events and user groups! One of the benefits of a thriving IBM® Maximo® Asset Management ecosystem is the opportunity to make connections with other enterprise asset management (EAM) professionals. Many of our IBM Business Partners have made connections at Maximo events and other EAM activities that have led to ...read more


Nine “genius” moments with the oil and gas industry in Houston

Written by Laura Langendorf | May 14, 2018 | Continuous Engineering, Energy and Utilities, Events...

“Everything’s bigger in Texas.” At least that’s those of us who live here like to say. Yet when it comes to the oil and gas, and the petrochemical industries, we’re pretty spot on. It started with the first oil gusher in 1901. And now, Texas produces more than one-third of the nation’s crude oil and ...read more


CMMS, EAM, APM…..OMG! Making sense of the asset management spectrum

Written by Bruce D Baron | May 10, 2018 | Asset Management

One of the most important decisions that an asset-intensive industry has is how to manage and care for its assets (i.e. equipment, buildings, and machinery). This is a decision that affects everyone in the organization, from the operators, to the engineers and the C-suite. There are many theories – some dating as far back as ...read more


4 reasons you’ll love the new IBM Maximo Developer Center

Written by Karen Lewis | April 30, 2018 | Blog

Attention all Maximo Asset Management developers and business partners How do you make a world-leading EAM solution even better? Pump up the ecosystem’s volume, that’s how. IBM is on a mission to engage, inspire, educate and support the IBM® Maximo® app developer community. We’ve been busy talking to partners, clients and IBM technical staff. To ...read more


How to get started with AI-powered manufacturing

Written by Dr. Stephan Biller | April 24, 2018 | Manufacturing

In a recent post, I examined how AI-powered manufacturing solutions enable manufacturers to aggregate data from multiple sources and apply AI for better outcomes. Now, it’s time to talk about how. Below, I have some recommendations on how to begin your AI-powered manufacturing journey. Start small, start anywhere, start now Some manufacturers are put off ...read more


Watson and AI-powered manufacturing dominate 2018

Written by Dr. Stephan Biller | April 19, 2018 | Manufacturing

As VP of Offering Management for IBM Watson IoT, I am often asked what Watson can do for manufacturing. As it happens, I had the chance to speak to Ralph Rio, of ARC Advisory Group about exactly this a few weeks ago at the ARC Industry Forum. The answer lies in artificial intelligence (AI). AI-powered solutions enable ...read more