Maximo Fix deliveries - what's changing?
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Before I tell you about changes that are happening (or have started already) in regards to fix delivery in Maximo, please read our all-important disclaimer:
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Now on to the new and exciting changes.....what's new / changing in how we deliver fixes?
LA Fix report available
Cumulative interim fixes (IFIXES) are now delivered every 4 weeks
Documentation and README changes
Fixpack delivery schedule
Currently Maximo 7.5 fix packs are delivered approximately every 6-8 months. Starting with Maximo 7.6 that schedule will be changing to every 3-4 months (quarterly) starting with the first release in June of 2015.
Fixpack vs Featurepack
A big thank you to @Lenny Scolaro0600008W4K for this great information!