In the Database Configuration application have you ever tried to join two objects to create a view using the 'Join to object' field and received the error
When you use the 'Join to object' field, the application will try to find matching attributes in the 'Extends object' and the 'Join to object' objects and will automatically update the 'View where' field. So why do you receive this error when you know both objects have the attribute assetnum? This is because the rules we use to determine... [More]
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]
Three words that bring us back to spunky Clara Peller as she questioned the location of the burger on the Fluffy Bun in the infamous Wendy's Restaurant Commercials . While many Bilog entries do touch on food and their relationships to reporting -- including chocolate buffets yoohoo drink products and brownies ….today’s Bilog will detail how to find the beef of the reporting where – and apply it back to Maximo applications. The Maximo Where is one of the key attributes of reporting. It is the primary determinant of your report’s... [More]
My name is Jean Carlos and I'd like to let you all know of our brand new blog Maximo Upgrade Tips , which authors are part of the Brazil Maximo/Industry Solutions Upgrade QA team.
We are going to put there posts with tips in how to perform Maximo and Industry Solution upgrades, quick guides for some specific scenarios, tips in how to fix Integrity Checker, Validate errors, workarounds, and so on, all this based in our experience of testing the Upgrade scenarios for IBM Maximo Asset Management, Industry... [More]
When disasters like the massive earthquake earlier this year in Japan, or the deadly earthquake that hit Haiti in 2010, people and organizations from all over the world work together to help and rebuild these devastated areas. I am very lucky to have the opportunity to help locally by rebuilding houses for people in need through Habitat for Humanity. This weekend I worked with an amazing team of individuals, including power company employees, a school teacher, a housewife, a retired architect, and high school teenagers, in rebuilding a... [More]
In a few short weeks, Pulse 2014 will be held from Feb 23-26 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas! Pulse is an amazing opportunity to network with other clients, business partners and IBMers and learn more about existing and new features, and meet 1-1 with experts to get all your questions answered.
Maximo will be featured under the 'Smarter Infrastructure' or SI Track . So if you are looking for information, sessions or people to talk about Maximo - heads towards SI!
To get the most out of... [More]
Dynamic Scheduling were introduced in Maximo Scheduler 7.5.2 release
That allow clients identify new emergency work that has entered the schedule. Alert the user that emergency work has been found and that there are resources identified that are available to be assigned. Allow the user to choose an appropriate available resource or optionally make the assignments automatically.
Users can configure what constitutes an 'Emergency' work order within their environment.
An example bringing Emergency Work... [More]
This blog entry comes to you from Willam Cheng, IBM Tivoli Vice President, Maximo Asset & Service Management Products Our Smarter Planet is composed of Smarter Infrastructures, such as Smarter Utilities, Smarter Transportation, Smarter Healthcare, and Smarter Cities, to name only a few. These increasingly intelligent systems are becoming more and more visible in our daily lives, and hold promise for improving the services we receive from our social and economic ecosystems. A Smarter Infrastructure is made of various, interrelated assets,... [More]
usage scenario :
A customer who rent Maximo application
from a Cloud Application platform operator to manage their own business. In
this scenario, we assume that the Cloud Application platform operator charges
their customer monthly depend on the number of assets, the number of workorders
which status is “COMPLETE” (you may define it according your own business
requirements ), and the number of tickets which status is “RESOLVE”, and all of
information were stored in Maximo system.
Implement steps ：
1 ． Define a unique... [More]
Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Not only are these three words critical to insuring a sustainable environment, but they can also be critical to how we approach reporting.
Reduce the number of custom reports you design, develop, test, administer and maintain.
Reuse functionality to meet varying user business needs.
Recycle what you have learned, and apply to existing and future releases
T oday, I’m going to focus on reusing functionality - -... [More]
Security breaches of your software and valuable data from malicious users is an ongoing concern for software administrators. Maximo offers functionality to assist with intrusion protection. Functionality has been added to defend against brute-force attacks involving unauthorized login, user self-registration and forgot passwords attempts. These features have been added to Maximo 18.104.22.168. See the product link for more details or via this URL:... [More]
If you need a quick answer to your question about a Maximo product, try posting it on the Maximo and Process Automation Solutions forum . This forum features a large community of active users that include IBM product developers, customers, and business partners. Discussion topics include configuration, implementation, and general sharing of product knowledge and experience. The forum covers all products built on Tivoli's process automation engine, including: Maximo Asset Management as well as add-ons and Industry Solutions IBM SmartCloud... [More]
Functional improvements in Maximo Integration Framework (MIF) Data Import functionality enable the selection of two different ways to address error correction: GUI-based and File-based . The data import functionality provided through the External System application gives the option of identifying the error management mechanism of your preference. "File-based" error management is supported by Maximo's Message Reprocessing application thru an enhanced GUI where re-processable files (files including all errors identified from their... [More]
You've downloaded and installed WebSphere 8.5.5, the IHS and the Plugin. You have everything up and running, Maximo deployed and want to use the web server to access Maximo or load balance to multiple JVM's, so why isn't it working? Why are you receiving "Page Not Found" errors? In most cases it's likely a key step was missed that is automated with the Middleware\Maximo install when using WebSphere 7, that step is the Plugin Configuration.
During the install of WebSphere 8.5.5, you may of only installed the... [More]