I helped a customer today to access part of the Maximo help system. He had installed a new product and could not see the help screens for them "The topic that you have requested is not available." This meant that Maximo application help properly pointed to the topic, but the topic files were unavailable in the deployed help ear. The rest of the Maximo help system worked fine.
This told me that he had installed and deployed the Maximo application (maximo.ear), but had not built and deployed the updated Maximo help... [More]
This is a cross post fro m Se r vic e Ma n age m ent 360 si t e .
Continuing with my blogs on Maximo Anywhere Configuration examples, in this blog: How to add a Maximo field to an IBM Maximo Anywhere work list
I cover the steps to implement the addition of a field into the list of Work Orders which show up when you login into Maximo Anywhere Work Execution App. These steps include:
Determining the Maximo field you... [More]
Just yesterday, I came home from a trip to Park City, Utah. If you've never been to Park City, I would suggest you add it to your bucket list. Park City is a beautiful mountainside community approximately 30 miles southeast of Salt Lake City. The home to the Sundance Film Festival and the Kimball Arts Festival, Park City was the also the host site of the 2002 Winter Olympics. It lies close to the Wasatch National Forest with it's stunning scenery and locales (Mirror Lake is my personal favorite). And lest I not forget the purpose of... [More]
Hi again! It's been a little while since my last entry so I thought I'd get back to it today with a three part series on one of my favorite Maximo topics and that's Linear Assets. In the first installment of the series we'll take a look at what linear assets are, in the second installment we'll look at a use case and then in the final installment we'll look at some of various industries that linear assets might be useful for.
Linear Assets is an add-on component to core Maximo that extends asset... [More]
MxLoader is a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet that allows to quickly and easily query and load data into IBM Maximo, IBM SmartCloud Control Desk (SCCD) and other TPAE based applications.
In this article I will show how simple it is to load data into Maximo from an Excel sheet using MxLoader. First of all, download MxLoader from the developerWorks community . To have a quick overview of the tool I suggest you to watch this 4 minutes video .
When you open MxLoader you are typically prompted... [More]
August 6th, 2014 at 11:00 AM ET, US
Maximo Inventory Insights is a pre-configured inventory decision support system, delivered as a service, to help you minimize the costs associated with inventory trending to both over-stock and out-of-stock conditions. Want to know more about Maximo Inventory Insights, but don’t know where to begin? Learn about how easy it is to set up Maximo Inventory Insights and take it for a free trial. During this webcast, you will also learn about the underlying analytics that drive... [More]
Maximo for Service Providers version 7.5.3
Maximo® for Service Providers version 7.5.3 introduces features to automate the billing of price schedules, enable continuous billing of price schedules, specify condition-based pricing for service items and work order items and services, specify preferred vendors for work, and more.
Automated billing of price schedules
Simplify billing processes with automated billing of all price schedules in a customer agreement. When price schedules are... [More]
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Tucson Electric Power’s use of a disconnected mobile GIS application for distribution vegetation management throughout their service area has enabled improvements in planning, process, and data collection validation to increase productivity and compliance. Now receiving daily updates of work performed, management visibility, contractor reliability, and customer service has also increased.
In Maximo Mobile there is a file called Mobilestyles.xml located in the following directory
This files is where you can change the color of the text, in my example I will use red.
This is a color predefined in the colors.xml located in the same directory
Open the mobilestyles.xml using a text editor and look for the following section,
<style name="startctrfgcolor"... [More]
Earlier this year, I blogged on installing IBM Installation Manager, without getting into too much detail, actually. I recently followed that up with a step-through migrating profiles from WebSphere 7.0 to WebSphere 8.5.5. I seem to have forgotten an important step, huh? Yep, that's right. This week's blog post will be all about How to Get Your Blog Posts In Order.
First, the link to the Installation Manager install blog post
Second, the link to the first Migrating profiles blog post... [More]
QUICK OVERVIEW ......... If you know how it works and just want to look at logging, look below for 'Basic Debugging'
VMMSYNC is a crontask provided within Maximo products. As with all crontasks it can be set to run at regular intervals.
The crontask makes contact with a component of WebSphere called VMM (Virtual Member Manager) via API calls.
The calls will be actioned against a federated repository and will request information on users, groups and group assignments from within the federated... [More]
This is a cross post from Ser vice Man agem ent 360 sit e .
Would you like to configure your Maximo Anywhere solution to show additional fields?
In this blog " How to add a read-write Maximo field to IBM Maximo Anywhere ", I cover the steps to implement this configuration, which include:
Determining the Maximo field you want to add
Updating the app.xml UI section to show/update the field in the Work Details... [More]
Originally hosted on July 2nd, 2014
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Did you know that on average enterprises have $50M in inventory, have incorrectly set re-order point and safety stock levels on the majority of their items and bear holding costs are 15-20% of inventory value? During this webcast, you will learn about Maximo Inventory Insights, a pre-configured inventory decision support system, delivered as a service, and how it can help you address these concerns. This is a hybrid... [More]