1. In the install_home\maximo\applications\maximo\properties\maximo.properties file, replace the value of the mxe.db.driver property with the new value:
2. Create a file named customdriver.properties in the properties folder, like this
3. In the customdriver.properties file, define the name of the driver by adding the... [More]
I gave a presentation on IBM Installation Manager a couple of days ago. We recently released an Interim Release Fix for both Maximo (version 220.127.116.11 and later only) and SmartCloud Control Desk (version 18.104.22.168 and later only)
This release includes WebSphere 8.5.5. (See the Tivoli Process Automation Engine Product Coexistence Matrix 7.5.x . for product versions supported on WebSphere 8.5.5). WAS 8.5.5 is installed with IBM Installation Manager, which is different than any of our other installers (we use... [More]
This will show you how to add a toolbar button for an Automation script. I have included a “dummy” script that does not do much,
it is just to show you how to add a toolbar button to an application.
Create the script.
First go to Automation Scripting and create a new Action Launch Point.
For this purpose, I called my Launch Point MYSCRIPT and left the Action to MYSCRIPT as well.
Notice that I picked ASSET for my object, I plan to add this button to the Asset Application. I then select a name for my... [More]
April 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM ET, US
Overview: Asset Management Standards such as PAS 55 and ISO 55000 are gaining visibility in today's asset intensive organizations. Come to this webcast to learn more about how the adoption of an Asset Management standard enables an organization to achieve its intended outcomes through the effective and efficient management of its assets. There will be a discussion of business drivers and impacts for asset management and how Maximo Asset Management supports the new standard.
How long have these been here? A jar of mustard, a bottle of pineapple juice and a wedge of unidentifiable cheese in the back corner of our refrigerator? While I scratch my head trying to remember the day of their last usage - I know that these items are extremely obsolete .
Likewise, you may have a number of items in your Inventory which are obsolete or inactive . To help you identify issues like these, new Inventory Management content for Maximo is now available! This content is contained within the... [More]
So, you've decided to check out our free trial version of Maximo Inventory Insights. The next step? Extracting your inventory data for analysis...
Before you begin
You must know the JDBC URL, and the user name and password for the Maximo database. If you do not have this information, contact your Maximo administrator. You might want your Maximo administrator to install the data collector agent as it must be installed on the Maximo application server.
After you request the... [More]
To manage the safety of personnel and the workplace, you can define permits to work. Using corresponding work order records, you can associate tasks with permits to work. You can also associate authorized personnel with permit or certificate types to ensure that personnel have the necessary credentials to carry out those tasks. You can specify who is authorized to review and approve the permits to work. You can define the isolations and hazards that are associated with specific assets, and the actions to be taken in emergency situations. You... [More]
The team at Maximo Inventory Insights like to make things as easy as possible for our users. We take away all the headaches associated with installation and configuration of our software, and instead of providing you with the tools for data analysis, we do the data analysis for you and present it to you in an intuitive and easy-to-understand manner. Not content with doing all this, we also have enhanced our user assistance to help you quickly understand your inventory.
Want to know more?... [More]
Today sees the release of IBM Maximo Inventory Insights V1.1. Maximo Inventory Insights is a new Maximo SaaS solution, which extends Maximo Asset Management to reduce excess inventory and ensure parts availability for mission-critical assets.
How does it do this? It harnesses the inventory management capabilities of Maximo Asset Management and the analytical power of IBM SPSS to optimize inventory reorder points to help increase cash flow and reduce inventory costs. At the touch of a button, users can automatically apply reorder... [More]
A few days ago one of our L2 engineers sent me a message via Sametime, asking if he can share something with me. Next thing I see on my screen is a big photo – showing 3 tired, but very happy looking people. I wondered what this was all about!
Our engineer then forwarded a note with big THANK YOU for the exceptional support provided by our team. He explained that our client sent the ‘selfie’ to us along with the thank you note.
I have to give a big thank you back to our client -... [More]
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Hi again everyone!
I guess now that the Pulse Conference in sunny Las Vegas (a welcome change from the sub-freezing chill of New England's late winter) has come and gone, it's a good time to look back on my experiences from the demo floor.
As usual (and luckily hahha) my experience was an extremely positive one. Conferences like Pulse give the client as well as the support engineer an opportunity to meet face to face. This is always good because it gives me a chance to meet clients that I've spoken... [More]
General Session: Cloud as a Growth Engine for Business - Day 1
General Session: Think It. Build It. Tap into It - Day 2
General Session: Inspiring Bold Moves - Day 3
The IBM Food Truck: Powered by the SoftLayer cloud
Keynote: Building a Smarter Infrastructure
It was an incredible time! Clients, Business Partners and IBMers from around the world gathered during the last week of February 2014 for the annual IBM Pulse Conference.
Pulse is an amazing opportunity to network and exchange best practice information, as well as catch up on the latest and upcoming product features.
Numerous technical sessions were lad by Maximo Clients, Business Partners and IBMers on all aspects of Maximo including upgrades, integrations, best practices and more! The... [More]
I installed Maximo Mobile today and spent hours trying to figure out why I could not get packagemobileandroid to run. I know my setup was correct, no chance I did the setup wrong. After a few attempts, I decided maybe I did something wrong and I should read the install guide, my last resort to figure this out. Sure looked like I had done everything correct, I installed everything without error. I did modify the correct files entering the correct values, still no luck. The error I was getting was "Cannot find... [More]