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An Introduction to the Service Requests Work Center

An Introduction to the Service Requests Work Center

Service Requests Work Center The Service Request tool is used to create service requests, monitor the status of existing active requests as well as view completed requests. You have the ability to create SRs on your desktop computer, laptop computer, or mobile device....

Crew Management using Graphical Scheduling applications

Crew Management using Graphical Scheduling applications

Maximo Scheduler applications have been around for a while, but some great design enhancements and functionalities released by IBM in the recent versions; and the fact that it provides maintenance planning and scheduling capabilities within Maximo eliminates the need...

An Introduction to Conduct an Inspection Work Center

An Introduction to Conduct an Inspection Work Center

Conduct an Inspection Last week we reviewed the “Manage Inspection Forms” tool in Maximo. This week we will look in to the “Conduct an Inspection” tool which is very closely related to the Manage Inspection Forms tool.  One of the primary responsibilities of an...

Automation Scripts – A Powerful Maximo Feature

Automation Scripts – A Powerful Maximo Feature

Automation Scripts are powerful features, used for writing, extending or altering the existing functionality to meet specific business requirements without java customization. Most popular scripting languages are Jython, Python and JavaScript. Automation Scripts were...

Driving Productivity with Automation

Driving Productivity with Automation

If there’s one metric that’s top-of-mind for field service leaders today, it’s availability. In an industry where every minute of downtime is money out the door, even a slight increase in asset uptime is significant. For many organizations, the answer lies in...

Introduction to the Manage Inspection Forms Tool

Introduction to the Manage Inspection Forms Tool

Manage Inspection Forms Tool This blog will provide a quick overview and use case of the Manage Inspection Forms Tool. This is part of a series of blogs looking at Work Center functionality and our experience in implementing them.  The Manage Inspection Forms tool is...

Women in Reliability and Asset Management

Women in Reliability and Asset Management

On 25 June, my colleague Danit Larter and I joined our first WIRAM event – and WIRAM’s first digital event! Women in Reliability and Asset Management (WIRAM) Women in Reliability and Asset Management (WIRAM) is a special interest group that is part of the Association...

Introduction to the Work Supervision Work Center  

Introduction to the Work Supervision Work Center  

Work Supervision Work Center   The Work Supervision Work Center is used by supervisors to create work orders and manage the workload by assigning owners to work orders so they can approve, monitor and close them.  This work center has three main tabs on the left...

Introduction to the Work Execution Work Center

Introduction to the Work Execution Work Center

Work Execution Work Center This blog will provide a quick overview and use case of the Work Execution Inventory Work Center. This is part of a series of blogs looking at Work Center functionality and our experience in implementing them.  Maximo Work Centers are...

IBM Maximo Anywhere and its features

IBM Maximo Anywhere and its features

IBM® Maximo Anywhere is a next-generation mobile application platform that enables users to securely access IBM Maximo® Asset Management functionality from a mobile device. Maximo Anywhere provides a suite of connected and disconnected apps that focus on asset,...

Introduction to the Manage Inventory Work Center

Introduction to the Manage Inventory Work Center

Manage Inventory Work Center This blog will provide a quick overview and use case of the Maximo Manage Inventory Work Center. This is part of a series of blogs looking at Work Center functionality and our experience in implementing them.  The Manage Inventory Work...

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