Maximo® for Service Providers 7.5.3 introduced the feature to automate the billing of price schedules, which means no need of human interaction to create bill batches and copy transactions. With this function you can choose the frequency of billing generation and group these b ill batches by order number, customer cost center, customer PO, or reporting user, expanding the possible ways to organize customer billings.
Take a look at these two new topics to learn how to use this function:
Today I am going to provide a workaround to avoid a common error that I usually face when testing Maximo Upgrade scenarios on DB2 databases. If you missed my previous "Maximo Upgrade Tips" entries, check them through this link .
One of the common errors that can happen during an upgrade of Maximo Base Services from versions 7.1.x to 7.5.x on DB2 databases is related with the application heap size configuration parameter of the database - applheapsz , usually set by default as 1024 or 2048 depending of what where... [More]
Out of Memory condition could occur when deploying ear file in Websphere console or when running Maximo 7.5
Additional configuration from Websphere is needed to avoid getting error: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space in the log.
Open the WebSphere Application Server administration site by typing http://hostname:port/ibm/console .
The port is the number of the HTTP administrative port, which is 9060 by default. Type an ID (any ID without a password) and log in to it.
Select Servers > Application... [More]
MxLoader is a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet that allows to quickly and easily query and load data into IBM Maximo, IBM SmartCloud Control Desk (SCCD) and other TPAE based applications.
In this article I will show how simple it is to load data into Maximo from an Excel sheet using MxLoader. First of all, download MxLoader from the developerWorks community . To have a quick overview of the tool I suggest you to watch this 4 minutes video .
When you open MxLoader you are typically prompted... [More]
It's July? Really? Nooooooo!!! What happened to January, February, March, April, May and June?
If your year is speeding by,, you may have missed some of the incredible new features and information on Maximo Asset Management. To make sure you are up to date -- check out the latest information below
Interested in exploring alternate ways to deploy Maximo? Maximo is now available in a SaaS (Software as a Service) offering! This hosted solution... [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 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]
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
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]
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]
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]
MORE Maximo BI Pack Content!
Supplementing the existing Work Order Management and metric reports, the Maximo BI Packs have been further enhanced with the new Asset Management and Asset Failure workspaces and reports.
The critical assets in your business often define the health of your operation. These assets may be vital to production processes, reliability of your operation, or safety processes. If these assets are not properly maintained, your business processes may be severely... [More]
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IBM Tivoli group has just released a maximo mobile product called: MaximoAnywhere, version 7.5, t his product is using the IBM Worklight to bridge the core maximo and maximo mobile applications on real devices. Enterprise user needs to install the mobile platform and applications, IBM also provides other installation options, like, worklight studio. If only are platform and applications... [More]
Sometimes TWO is better than one. Speeding Tickets Noooooooo. Red Velvet Cookies , Coins and databases – YES!.
You may want to configure your Maximo environment to use TWO separate databases.
The first database is your production, transactional database that your Maximo UI servers utilize. The SECOND database can be configured for your reports to execute from. This second database is a snap-shot of your production, transactional database, and is... [More]