Have you ever wondered how the translations in Maximo work ? If your answer is no, you are probably reading the wrong blog and you may want to work more on searching techniques If however the answer is yes, then please read on and I will hopefully unravel some of the mystery for you.
Maximo translations for the numerous languages available are provided if XLIFF files. A program called TDToolkit processes the files and creates tables and table... [More]
Last year, we met with a number of customers across different industries to discuss your needs for the readme file that accompanies the Maximo Asset Management 7.5 fix packs.
You told us that you'd like to be able to retrieve information more easily, that you'd like more information on behavior changes, you'd also like security items highlighted, and generally that you'd like us to reduce the time that you need to spend testing a fix pack before you roll it into a production environment.
We've taken your... [More]
The scenario is that you want to find out whether any items in a purchase order contain hazardous materials. Did you know that you can branch the workflow process to a safety review to find out whether any of the items on the purchase order contain hazardous materials? How?
You create a condition with nested sub-selects that looks through the purchase order lines to determine whether any of the lines contain an item with a hazardous ID. If any of the items contain a hazardous ID, the condition processes as true. If any of the items do... [More]
The record set totals 143. Ranging from jazz, country and rock and roll, the 143 records commander a prime, comfortable spot in our attic.
Your Maximo record set may or may not have the same historical grooves. However, understanding how a Maximo application record set can be applied in Maximo Ad Hoc reporting is critical.
Maximo Ad Hoc reporting enables your Power users to create their own reports - for their unique business needs. One of the key components of... [More]
Security is more important than ever, and securing applications is a priority to every company. Many clients ask for documentation on configuring Maximo for LDAP authentication. You end up having to review many different articles to address a single topic, so I've decided to lay out a basic LDAP configuration using WebSphere 7 and Maximo 184.108.40.206. This will walk through connecting WebSphere to your domain right down to the synchronization process and hopefully give a more clear understanding of the configuration process. For the purpose of... [More]
When using VMMSYNC to synchronize user and person records, out of the box you are limited to the attributes that exist as part of the PersonAccount Entity in WebSphere and what exists in the User and Group mappings on the Crontask. This doesn't always fulfill the requirements of the end user who needs to bring more information in from other attributes that exist on a user record in the Active Directory domain. In this post I will outline the process of adding a field to Maximo and then synchronizing data from the directory server into... [More]
This is a cross post from Ser vice Man agem ent 360 sit e .
Is your organization looking for a mobility solution for your Maximo-based enterprise asset management implementation? Have you struggled with mobility requirements while looking for a complete solution that not only fulfills your Maximo needs but also fits into your enterprise mobility strategy?
In this blog What is IBM Maximo Anywhere, and why should you care? I provide an... [More]
This webcast was originally held on April 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM ET, US
Download the Presentation Slides: 5633.ohanlon_tuc14 (2).pdf
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... [More]
IBM Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure's (Tivoli) CCMDB, Maximo Asset Management, Service Request Manager, SmartCloud Control Desk newsletters. These communications are designed to help you derive maximum value from your software by providing you with helpful e-Support technical information, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to other key information. Please take a moment to read through the materials provided below.
http://ow.ly/oIdKg - Maximo Asset Management
http://ow.ly/oIq95 - CCMDB... [More]
TUC Webcast: Asset Management PAS 55/ISO 55000 - The Sustainable Business Strategy for Operational Excellence
April 15, 2014, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Central Standard Time)
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... [More]
It is possible to run escalation to rollover annual YTD for Inventory items.
Below is a screen shots to test that the escalation works for just one item. Once it works correctly, Maximo administrator can set the condition to 1=1 to update all the item records
Screen shots of the actions in the action group:
NOTE: Run As User in the Escalation Cron should be MAXADMIN user with access to all the sites
If you already have your Maximo Anywhere 7.5, then you maybe have experienced the fact you need to set a specific host or a port in the application and you cannot change worklight settings in a device without physical menu button.
Let's get this done then:
1. Open the deploy.properties file under MaximoAywhere/platform/mobile/config path
2. Change the host, port or whatever information you need to be generated together with the apk to be installed in your device
3. Save the file and then open a command screen... [More]
We often receive requests or in most cases, by the time the PMR reaches us it's become a complaint, that a user received a message that they were about to change the status of X amount of work orders and selected OK anyhow.
Well, X amount can be quite a large amount, and changing their status in one shot is not always the desired outcome that the user's supervisors were looking for.
So the next question after setting X amount of records back to their previous statuses, is how can we prevent this from... [More]
Large organizations, corporations or public bodies that have a significant number of varied assets have long struggled with the question of ‘who has got what and where?’ as well as worrying about the current condition and status of any maintenance activities. This is where the concept of computing solutions that offer comprehensive asset lifecycle and maintenance management can add major value.
IBM’s Maximo Asset Management Solutions provide a single point of control over all types of asset s :... [More]