Setting up Android 4.2 Emulator Open Eclipse. Go to Window menu and click Android SDK Manager Note : If Android SDK Manager is not visible under Window menu, then Go to Window > Customize Perspective . Dialog box opens. Go to Command Groups Availability tab and check Android SDK and AVD Manager . Android SDK Manager and Android Virtual Device Manager... [More]
Content seems to be another one of those words who’s meaning has become blurred by our ever evolving technology and the need to define the work we do. The dictionary defines the plural meaning of the word content as “everything that is inside a container – example: the contents of a box”. In loose terms, you might see what we define as content in a similar way but you would have to take that definition pretty broadly. This article provides a description of challenges for content in the data world and... [More]
(if you find this article is cut off on the right margin, try to switch your browser to chrome and try again) Introduction From maximo version 22.214.171.124+, a new feature was introduced, called asset topology, which is to visually demonstrate the user-defined relationships between the assets stored in the maximo database. Here is what asset topology looks like: How To Setup Topology? Now that you have seen visually what topology looks like, let see how to set up your own topology.... [More]
Are the target dates for your SLA not calculating as expected? The setup of your calendars and shifts plays an important part in calculating the target dates for SLA. Take a look at this new post and have it everything running smoothly.
Hello! As I usually test some Maximo Upgrade scenarios for some different products and releases, I am bringing today another tip when performing upgrades from Major Versions (6.x to 7.1.x or 7.1.x to 7.5.x). This tip is related to the order of installation of the Industry Solutions/add-ons in the step of preparation for the upgrade process. To be clear, you have to understand that it is just a step of the whole upgrade process, which you can learn fully by reading the Upgrade Guide ). If you are upgrading your Maximo Asset... [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 Orders on Graphical Assignment... [More]
Are you searching for documentation related to Maximo customization? Do your customization includes one (or more) of the following: Java, App Designer, Automation Scripting, Integration? We have created a new Developer Resources section on the Maximo wiki that provides a consolidated location to access various content related to Maximo Customizations. Here you will find information regarding Java customization, examples on how to add new attributes to MBOs and use those attributes in an application or... [More]
Overview Are you a Maximo Asset Management customer at fixpack 126.96.36.199 or above? Would your Asset Management users like to complete their day-to-day activities more quickly AND type less? Then you should consider configuring the type-ahead feature on your Maximo Asset Management server. Type-ahead To learn more, please read this article on our wiki, Configuring Type-ahead.
X is misunderstood. It can drive some to hold up a plane’s takeoff. Others may celebrate with unusual sounds or squirm in agony when faced with it on their tile board. Second only to Q and Z with its 8 point value, X should be recognized as a critical alphabetical character. Report request page xml is also often misunderstood. Misconceptions exist on what the request page xml is, when it needs to be generated and when it doesn’t need to be generated. To minimize that confusion, a listing... [More]
A new feature added to Maximo 7.5 allows application users to export data directly from the application they work in and view/manage that data (.csv) in MS Excel. They also have the ability to make changes to the data in the spreadsheet and then import those changes back into Maximo. See the enablement document available at the link below for more information.... [More]
A steel mill, a solar cell plant, and a fossil power generating station walked into a (really big) bar. They all were wearing a t-shirt that said “GOT EOM?” on the front and “Maximo Does” on the back. The Steel Mill says hey … We’ll, you’ll just have to wait for the punch line. So what’s this EOM thing? E nterprise O perations M anagement: EOM is about addressing operational processes such as Advanced Lockout-Tagout, Equipment Position /Status Reporting and Operational... [More]
Recently a blog was written for hidden features of crossover domain. This blog talks about a couple of special attributes in Maximo created specifically for crossover domain use. As was mentioned in the earlier blog, the concept of crossover domain is simple. It is a way to trigger something to happen when an attribute is being populated. Do you want to know how you can crossover values from pm to the work order hierarchies which pm generated? How you can crossover additional values from ticket and work order to workview? How you can... [More]
Sometimes we have an application that is server-based and it crashes when you start the application server or throws an error or warning during execution. The only way to fix it is to get into the log of the error. Looking at web console's log is a simpler technique that requires less setup than a remote session to the server! If your application server is the IBM Websphere, where can you get it? Here are the steps: 1. Log into the application server (E.g. http://localhost:9060/ibm/console) 2. In the left toolbar,... [More]
By Randy McDaniel ****************************************************** Whether you have 10 or 100 workers, do they have a clear idea of what is on their plate each day? Or do they kill time waiting or looking for supervisors to tell them what to do? Organizing work so it can be assigned to the right people at the right time is a challenge for achieving Plant and Facilities Maintenance Excellence. Here are three simple concepts that will lead to effective and efficient work management: Work priority/Category Dedicated... [More]
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 how to join the... [More]