Looking in to a performance issue on a Maximo system is a complex thing. Performance of Maximo depends not only on Maximo, but also on WebSphere, a database, an operating system and a network.
In this blog I will concentrate on where to start looking into performance from a Maximo perspective. This may often point to other areas of the system that then also need to be reviewed.
I will try to detail below some basic questions to ask yourself (or whoever is reporting the problem).
I will also try... [More]
Now that you've installed WebSphere 8.5.5, how do you get Maximo 188.8.131.52 to run on it?
There are two ways to do it.
The hard way is to set up everything manually. This requires that you know what needs to be set up. More importantly, it requires that you need to know where to go to find out what needs to be set up.
While WebSphere 8.5.5 is a big leap forward for WebSphere, a lot of that's under the hood. You don't see it. To the Maximo administrator, the interface will look very familiar. You will be... [More]
Maximo Inventory Insights is a Software as a Service offering from IBM that provides predictive inventory optimization. Maximo Inventory Insights profiles inventory and displays the information on a web page in a graphical format. Maximo Inventory Insights cannot do predictive inventory optimization without profiling the data first. What does Maximo Inventory Insights do to profile the data? It takes a few fields of inventory related data from the Maximo database and uploads them to the IBM cloud, where it is... [More]
Maximo Inventory Insights is a preconfigured analytics based management Software as a Service offering from IBM that automatically optimizes inventory levels for Maximo Asset Management systems. This solution prioritizes areas of focus and displays the information on a web page in a graphical format. In order to have all the information in one location to enable the greatest costs savings, Maximo Inventory Insights displays all of the following on one screen: an overview of reorder point analysis, inventory cost by site, top items... [More]
In 2002-2004 the Institute of Asset Management, in conjunction with British Standards Institution (BSI) developed PAS 55, the first publicly available specification for optimized management of physical assets. This has become an international bestseller, with widespread adoption in utilities, transport, mining, process and manufacturing industries worldwide.
The 2008 update (PAS 55:2008) was developed by 50 organizations from 15 industry sectors in 10 countries. The International Standards Organization... [More]
We just updated our video about IBM information resources . This five-minute video now includes an overview of IBM Knowledge Center , the new portal for IBM technical information. The sections in the video about Service Management Connect and the support portal are unchanged.
Have you seen Knowledge Center? Rather than having to use different URLs for different IBM product information centers, you can now go straight to Knowledge Center and view all IBM technical information in one interface. You can... [More]
The video published is: in the System and application management category, titled:
Adding fields to Maximo Mobile application screens
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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]