I just posted a video on YouTube about Knowledge Center , IBM's help system for technical content. The video shows you how to search and filter content, generate PDFs, and combine content for multiple products. The video is also embedded below. If you have any questions or feedback, leave a comment on this post.
Are you a business partner who implements Maximo and is looking for ways to differentiate your services? Are you a customer thinking about implementing Maximo and you want to get to fast ROI? Does 60 minutes seem ridiculous? A couple of years ago you would have been right. It was ridiculous to think you could have the most powerful asset management platform software running with industry best practices and your data in an hour. Today, it’s possible. OK, let’s be real. Will Maximo be... [More]
Maximo 7.6 has recently been released and adds a number of great new user interface features. Hover Dialogs are a new feature that display additional information related to a field when you hover your computer mouse over the field. For example in the image below, if you hover over the Reported By field in Work Order Tracking, it will display additional details related to the field value. These hover dialogs are set... [More]
I can't decide , can't control my hunger and can't stop talking about Maximo 76! In Maximo 76, the listing of new and updated BI features is astounding! Included in this feature set is Ad Hoc or QBR Reporting. Ad Hoc reporting empowers business and power users to create their own reports for their unique business and project needs. Starting in Maximo 76, numerous new features have been introduced including adding calculations on one or more attributes,... [More]
Normally my blog entries are lengthy and contain full tutorials regarding configuration, however tonight I have a just a quick post regarding a new property in Maximo 7.6. If you have read my past blog on Isolating Functionality in a cluster for Maximo 7.5 you know about the property mxe.crontask.donotrun . This property defines which cron tasks\escalations will run on specific JVM's. Some of you may also have run in to problems using this as an instance level property due to field size not being large... [More]
It is around that time of year again when budgets are released, so the cash pours in(or seen the current economic climate more like trickles in..) to do a Maximo or TPAE upgrade or installation. With that I have noticed over the years recurring questions of many of you out there how any redundant or not operated Maximo Add-ons or Industry Solutions can be un-installed. The simple answer is , Maximo Add-ons or Industry Solutions cannot be un-installed. To name some Add-ons or IS' , but by no means all of the widely used solutions in Maximo... [More]
Interested on Maximo Anywhere? Join us at Interconnect 2015 for these sessions to learn more about the product, its capabilities and new features, and customer experiences. IAT-3833: Maximo Anywhere OnSite Beta partnership Date/Time : Mon, 23-Feb, 03:30 PM-04:30 PM Venue : Mandalay Bay, Room : South Pacific Ballroom J IAT-1835: The Evolution of Maximo Anywhere - Mobilizing your Smarter Infrastructure Date/Time : Mon, 23-Feb, 05:00 PM-06:00 PM Venue : Mandalay Bay, Room : South Pacific Ballroom F ... [More]
The condition is if user is in the person group 1. Create a person group ex:facility and add the users to this group where you want to hide fields assuming that all the users existed in the EVERYONE security group 2. Create a conditional expression 1234 for object persongroupview Expression (:&PERSONID& in (select personid from persongroupview where persongroup='facility')) Always Evaluate 3. In the application designer create a SigOption hidelocation by Add/Modify signature option enter description as Hide Location... [More]
With an incredulous title and claim like that , I'll answer a question first: no, I'm in support, not sales. If you've read some of my other posts, you'll know that I'm just proud to be working with the Maximo product, and that such statements are not made in pursuit of a commission! I guess the support staff are like Maximo's parents, whose job is to take care of, support, and give praise to our little software miracle from the moment it's born to help it live a happy life. I guess it would be... [More]
This is a cross post fr o m S e r vi c e M a n ag e m en t 36 0 s i t e . Are you interested in using maps on your Maxi mo A nywh ere mobile solution? In this blo g Understanding Maximo Anywhere ESRI Offline maps , I pro vide an overview of the Maximo Anywhere map solution i ncluding: Offline Map capabilities Prerequisites Deployment Architecture for map solution Determination of coordinates for map markers I invite you to take a look at the blog post and let me know your comments.
The performance was spectacular. The consumption of six chocolate and potato chip cookies was done in record time. Spurred on by their performance enablers of smell, warmth and my driving hunger, rapid morsel feasting was inevitable In Maximo 76, numerous new report performance features are available and many existing features have been enhanced. These performance features target delivering report content quickly to meet the dynamic business needs of your users. The new Maximo 76 Report Performance guide reviews... [More]
I've been doing a lot of work with our latest Mobile software, Maximo Anywhere. If you haven't heard of Maximo Anywhere or your looking for more information on Maximo Anywhere you can head on over to it's product page . When working with Maximo Anywhere, I decided I wanted to secure my transactions using LDAP and SSL (I will document LDAP in another post) and recently a blog was published by a colleague of mine on using the key tool with Java, that blog can be found here . Now we all know how important security is... [More]
The first step to using multiple languages with Maximo is to ensure that the multilanguage pack is installed. The Tpae Solution installer is typically found in c:\ibm\smp\bin Language packages are in found by default in c:\ibm\smp\pmp To install the language pack you wish to use, I have provided an example of the command below using the Solution installer c:\IBM\SMP\bin>solutionInstaller.bat -action install -pkgpath c:\ibm\smp\pmp\PAE_Lang_Pkg_184.108.40.206_Es.zip -dbpwd maximo -dbuser maximo -license accept Rebuild and redeploy the maximo ear... [More]
As we begin this new year we look forward to new challenges that will impact how people like myself do our jobs. I'm also looking forward to meeting and talking with clients once again at the Interconnect conference next month in Las Vegas. Interconnect (formally referred to as Pulse) will be an opportunity for clients and users to look at and demo many of the new products that will be available to them in 2015. One of the things I'm really looking forward to in 2015 is the Maximo 7.6 release. For someone... [More]
Are you a new IBM customer? Do you need to download software or contact Product Support? If you are, or simply want to refresh yourself on IBM Support process, you may want to attend some of these informative webinars sponsored by the Business Analytics Client Care team. For additional, non-technical assistance with Tivoli product, check out our Tivoli Client Care page . This team can help with connecting you to the right IBM resource, understanding how to best utilize IBM online offerings, and managing your IBM online ID and account. I... [More]