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Navigating Control Desk End of Support and Understanding Maximo IT

Navigating Control Desk End of Support and Understanding Maximo IT

June 17, 2024
On September 19th, 2023, IBM announced that Control Desk would reach End of Support on September 30th, 2025. Since this announcement was made, there has been confusion about what the Control Desk end of support date means, and the options existing Control Desk customers have.
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New Lifecycle Policy for MAS: 3+1+3 Structure

New Lifecycle Policy for MAS: 3+1+3 Structure

June 3, 2024
With upcoming changes in EAM, specifically the Maximo Application Suite, IBM has announced a new product release and support lifecycle structure that will match support cycles for all versions of MAS beginning with 9.0.
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Projetech: A Strategic Partner for Your Maximo Application Suite Upgrade

Projetech: A Strategic Partner for Your Maximo Application Suite Upgrade

May 17, 2024
As the end-of-support for IBM Maximo 7.6 approaches in September 2025, businesses face the critical decision of upgrading their systems. Projetech offers a strategic partnership for transitioning to the Maximo Application Suite (MAS), providing a cloud solution that minimizes the technical and financial burdens of an in-house upgrade. With Projetech's deep expertise and robust infrastructure, businesses can navigate this significant technological shift smoothly, ensuring a future-proof, efficient asset management system.
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Prepare for MAS: Utilizing S3 Storage for Attached Documents in 7.6.1

Prepare for MAS: Utilizing S3 Storage for Attached Documents in 7.6.1

May 13, 2024
In the Maximo Application Suite administrators can choose between using Network File Systems (NFS) to provide storage for attached documents using Kubernetes persistent volume framework or using Simple Storage Service (S3) cloud object storage for storing attachments. Both approaches have their advantages and Projetech found S3 as the best path forward for most clients.
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GOMaximo 2024: Increased Attendance, the Shift to MAS, and an Inspection Focus

GOMaximo 2024: Increased Attendance, the Shift to MAS, and an Inspection Focus

May 7, 2024
GOMaximo was held in Houston, Texas, in early April, focusing on the shift from Maximo 7.6 to MAS as well as highlighting the importance of using Maximo to maintain HSE compliance for inspections in the gas and oil industries. Regulatory compliance is crucial, and with MAS, gas and oil industry providers can manage their assets and compliance efforts all in one place.
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Navigating Maximo v.7.6.1.x End of Support

Navigating Maximo v.7.6.1.x End of Support

April 29, 2024
On April 12th, 2022, IBM announced the end of support for Maximo v7.6.1.x effective September 30th, 2025. This means no further updates or technical support will be provided. For users not ready to upgrade to the Maximo Application Suite, options include transitioning to MAS AppPoint licenses or obtaining extended support through Projetech’s MaaS solution or IBM’s Extended and Sustained Support, ensuring continued usage and support until a mandatory upgrade by 2027 or later.
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Discovering Maximo IT: Revolutionizing IT Service Management

Discovering Maximo IT: Revolutionizing IT Service Management

April 10, 2024
Maximo IT revolutionizes IT service management by enhancing efficiency and innovation. Originally the IBM Control Desk, it offers a user-friendly interface, seamless integration, and ITIL-aligned processes, ensuring comprehensive management of IT services, assets, and problems. Key features include efficient reporting, enhanced staff productivity, policy-based automation, and advanced analytics. Maximo IT promises rapid deployment, data management excellence, and cloud deployment options through Projetech's Maximo as a Service, showcasing its adaptability and robustness for modern IT needs.
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Add Validation on Change Status with Automation Scripts

Add Validation on Change Status with Automation Scripts

February 16, 2024
This blog explores using automation scripts in Maximo to enforce business logic, particularly for validating field requirements upon status changes. It contrasts simpler methods, like Application Designer and data restrictions, highlighting automation scripts' ability to handle complex logic and provide clear, custom error messages. The blog covers practical examples, including required fields for asset status changes and mandatory specifications for operating assets, showcasing how automation scripts improve data integrity and user guidance in Maximo.
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Celebrating Loyalty: A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Long-Time Customers

Celebrating Loyalty: A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Long-Time Customers

January 9, 2024
Projetech celebrates its loyal customers in a heartfelt blog, emphasizing the invaluable role they play in the company's journey. Recognizing that customer loyalty is a cornerstone of success, the blog reflects on the mutual trust and commitment that has grown over the years. It highlights the significant contribution of long-term customers, not just as patrons, but as key partners in growth, shaping the company’s services through their continuous support and feedback.
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The Power of Enterprise Asset Management: Revolutionizing Airport Operations

The Power of Enterprise Asset Management: Revolutionizing Airport Operations

January 5, 2024
Our blog delves into how Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems revolutionize airport operations. EAM facilitates efficient asset tracking, predictive maintenance, and lifecycle management, crucial for smooth airport functionality. It ensures regulatory compliance, optimizes resource usage, and integrates with other systems. EAM not only enhances operational safety and cost-effectiveness but also significantly improves the passenger experience. This makes EAM systems indispensable in modern airport management for ensuring seamless and safe travel experiences.
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Diving into the World of Maximo Solutions: A Recap of Our Inaugural User Group

Diving into the World of Maximo Solutions: A Recap of Our Inaugural User Group

November 30, 2023
The inaugural Maximo Solutions User Group, hosted by Projetech in partnership with the MORE Community, successfully gathered over 550 participants from various industries worldwide. This event showcased diverse Maximo solutions, including mobility, cloud integration, IoT, and AI, through educational presentations. Attendees gained valuable insights into Maximo's capabilities, fostering a collaborative environment for idea exchange and community growth in enterprise asset management.
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Using Maximo Work Order Hierarchies to Manage Projects

Using Maximo Work Order Hierarchies to Manage Projects

November 28, 2023
This blog delves into using Maximo for managing uncommon processes through work order hierarchies. It covers basics, such as the creation and structure of these hierarchies, and practical applications in managing projects and outages. The focus is on planning, scheduling, cost management, and the benefits of hierarchical organization, including labor and cost accumulation and enhanced reporting capabilities.
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Demystifying the Differences: Understanding 'Manage with Health', 'Health and Predict – Utilities', and 'Health, Safety and Environment'

Demystifying the Differences: Understanding 'Manage with Health', 'Health and Predict – Utilities', and 'Health, Safety and Environment'

November 20, 2023
This blog clarifies the differences between three Maximo Application Suite (MAS) solutions: 'Manage with Health', 'Health and Predict – Utilities', and 'Health, Safety and Environment'. It explains that 'Manage with Health' integrates asset health tracking within the Manage application, while 'Health and Predict – Utilities', designed for energy and utilities, will be restructured in MAS v8.11. Lastly, 'Health, Safety and Environment' is an add-on focusing on safety, compliance, and environmental control within the operational environment.
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IBM Maximo vs. SAP EAM: Which Reigns Supreme?

IBM Maximo vs. SAP EAM: Which Reigns Supreme?

November 14, 2023
The blog compares IBM Maximo and SAP EAM, highlighting Maximo's superiority for asset management. Maximo's dedicated focus, flexibility, and advanced AI capabilities offer a more specialized and adaptable solution. It excels in user-friendly interfaces and robust cloud-based options. Maximo's ease of integration with various systems and a strong support community further elevate its appeal, making it a preferred choice for organizations seeking a comprehensive and customizable asset management solution.
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Organization Options – Others

Organization Options – Others

October 31, 2023
Maximo's Organizations application allows for tailored configuration across business processes, with Ownership Assignment and PM at the Site Level, and Labor and System settings at the Organization Level. It includes Autonumbering at various levels, with a focus on practical application and customization within the Maximo Data Structure.
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Leverage Automation Script to Log a Temporary Audit Trail in Maximo

Leverage Automation Script to Log a Temporary Audit Trail in Maximo

October 24, 2023
Leverage automation scripts in Maximo to create temporary audit trails, addressing frequent "record updated by another user" errors. This method enhances record lifecycle tracking, aids quick troubleshooting, and promotes system performance by enabling/disabling as needed.
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Organization Options – Purchasing

Organization Options – Purchasing

October 9, 2023
The blog explores Maximo's customizable organizational purchasing options. It covers the adaptability and considerations for Purchase Orders, Tax, and Workflow settings, emphasizing tailored solutions for efficient business processes while urging caution in implementation to align with specific operational needs.
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Organization Options – Inventory

Organization Options – Inventory

October 9, 2023
Maximo's Organization Options allow tailored inventory management. Features include 'Item Defaults', 'Inventory Defaults', 'Reorder', and 'Inventory Costs'. These configurations dictate item statuses, site-level behaviors, procurement settings, and issue costs, optimizing inventory operations across businesses.
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Unpacking the IBM Certified Administrator - Maximo Manage v8.x Certification

Unpacking the IBM Certified Administrator - Maximo Manage v8.x Certification

September 13, 2023
Dive into the nuances of the IBM Certified Administrator - Maximo Manage v8.x certification. Projetech's Phil Runion offers firsthand insights, making it essential reading for professionals looking to upskill in the Maximo realm.
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Organization Options – Work Orders

Organization Options – Work Orders

October 9, 2023
In this exploration of Maximo's Organization Options for Work Orders, we delve into its dynamic configuration capabilities suited for varied business needs. Central to this is the Maximo Data Structure, adept at data separation and bespoke rule applications. Notably, the article illuminates Work Order Options, adjustable at distinct organizational tiers. This includes the highly customizable Worktype, encompassing categories like Overhaul and Repair, and Edit Rules, which grant nuanced access based on work order statuses.
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Using Routes and Inspection forms in Maximo 7.6.1

Using Routes and Inspection forms in Maximo 7.6.1

September 7, 2023
Explore the intricacies of Maximo 7.6.1 with a focus on utilizing routes and inspection forms. This guide elucidates the process, from configuring Work Centers to understanding the mobile-responsive design. Discover practical use cases, like gathering data and scheduling inspections, and delve into a detailed step-by-step walkthrough. Whether you aim to optimize asset management or ensure precision in monitoring, this blog provides all the insights you need.
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What to Do After Installing Maximo Mobile?

What to Do After Installing Maximo Mobile?

September 5, 2023
This blog offers a detailed walkthrough for setting up IBM's Maximo Mobile on both v7.6.x and MAS environments. It provides guidance on choosing the right application from app stores, establishing a connection with the Maximo environment, and troubleshooting common errors. Additionally, it touches on enhancing download performance with a preloaded database and highlights relevant IBM documentation for further assistance
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Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Systems for Modern Businesses

Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Systems for Modern Businesses

September 1, 2023
Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems, notably IBM Maximo, are pivotal for asset-heavy industries. They enhance asset efficiency, cut costs, ensure compliance, and leverage AI for proactive maintenance. As businesses face complexities, frequent downtimes, and regulatory challenges, a robust EAM becomes essential for streamlined operations and maximizing asset potential.
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The Clovernook Open: A Hole-in-One Victory

The Clovernook Open: A Hole-in-One Victory

September 1, 2023
We truly hit a hole-in-one with The Clovernook Open this year! Our Projetech team was a proud Ace sponsor of the 54-hole professional tournament that held its 5th edition in May at the Clovernook Country Club in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Automatically Build an Association Between Assets and Items in Maximo

Automatically Build an Association Between Assets and Items in Maximo

September 1, 2023
One of Maximo’s more powerful features is the ability to automatically build an association between assets and items, by the issuance of an item to a work order for an asset. This automation adds records to 1 object (SPAREPART) but it becomes visible in a great many places
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Enhancing Security in Maximo OSLC JSON REST API

Enhancing Security in Maximo OSLC JSON REST API

September 1, 2023
Maximo’s REST API is a powerful tool for exchanging data with external applications, but it's important to ensure that access is granted only to those who need it. In this article, we'll explore best practices for enhancing security in Maximo’s REST API, specifically focusing on object structure security, minimum privilege security models, security group creation, and the use of API keys for integration.
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Maximo Automation Scripts: Overwriting Maximo Business Logic with MboConstants

Maximo Automation Scripts: Overwriting Maximo Business Logic with MboConstants

September 1, 2023
When working with automation scripts and Java code written for Maximo, a wide range of MboConstants can be used to control how the script interacts with Maximo's business logic. It is crucial to choose the right constants for your code to ensure it works correctly and does not compromise the system's integrity.
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Meet the Projetech Team at MaximoWorld 2023!

Meet the Projetech Team at MaximoWorld 2023!

September 1, 2023
Anticipation is building as MaximoWorld 2023 fast approaches! From August 7-10, we're shifting gears with a new location - the vibrant city of Phoenix, Arizona!
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Simplify Specification Screens by Utilizing {CLASSSPECVALUE} in Maximo

Simplify Specification Screens by Utilizing {CLASSSPECVALUE} in Maximo

September 1, 2023
A couple of years ago I found some IBM documentation in the Maximo Developing Applications 7.5 documentation. This documentation showed how you can use {CLASSSPECVALUE} in the application designer to consolidate the 3 columns into 1 column for the user to both read and enter values. I have added a copy of the IBM documentation below for easy reference. In my experience, this has been very reliable and I use it anytime I am given the opportunity. I hope you find it helpful too.
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The Challenges of Retaining Top Talent

The Challenges of Retaining Top Talent

September 1, 2023
Employees are the backbone of any business, and their success can make or break your company's potential for achievement. I wanted to share a few things we do, in the hopes of opening a dialogue with others on how they face this challenge.
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The Importance of Training for Maximo

The Importance of Training for Maximo

September 1, 2023
When was the last training session at your facility? Any changes in personnel that are users? How do they get on-boarded into their responsibilities with Maximo? Implementation done and you are in full production for Maximo?
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New MAXADMIN

New MAXADMIN

September 1, 2023
New MAXADMIN? An unexpected field promotion perhaps? Replacing the last MAXADMIN Team? These and other scenarios continue to occur, and there are several needs out there to be addressed. Here is an example from May 2022, where the responsibility was assigned, but not any training...
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Maximo Security – Simplifying the UI and Creating / Maintaining Roles

Maximo Security – Simplifying the UI and Creating / Maintaining Roles

September 1, 2023
Maximo Security is important for license compliance, but that is only the beginning. Security allows you to establish roles to address your business rules, and it is the first step to simplifying Maximo by providing access in line with those roles, removing the extra modules, applications AND actions that are not needed. Maximo Application Suite grows a bit, so there is even more work to do. If you get this done in Maximo 7, the changes migrate forward to Application Suite.
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Projetech Wrapped: Reflecting on 2022

Projetech Wrapped: Reflecting on 2022

September 1, 2023
I am a big believer in paying attention to the past, as it has lessons that are vital for growth and transformation. I set aside time each January to review the previous year, and this year’s reflection confirmed that 2022 was a very good year for Projetech in many aspects.
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Teaching Kids Tech through Adopt A Class

Teaching Kids Tech through Adopt A Class

September 1, 2023
I wanted to share my personal & professional experience with Adopt A Class, in an effort to raise awareness of a very worthwhile way for Greater Cincinnati organizations to help their communities, while also providing a very rewarding team-building opportunity for their employees.
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Why Quality Management is Critical for Businesses

Why Quality Management is Critical for Businesses

September 1, 2023
Whatever sector you operate in, or the goods and services you offer, the ISO 9001:2015 certification – the standards that a company's quality management system must achieve in order to be certified – ensures that you can consistently meet customers’ expectations.
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Building Relationships through Customer Service

Building Relationships through Customer Service

September 1, 2023
Customer experience has overtaken price and product as the key brand differentiator. More than ever, customers value personalization, prompt service, and quick issue resolution when they do business with companies. According to Zendesk, 64% of business leaders say that customer s...
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Maximo Application Suite -  Why a Managed Cloud Solution Makes Sense Now More than Ever

Maximo Application Suite - Why a Managed Cloud Solution Makes Sense Now More than Ever

September 1, 2023
Projetech’s clients take advantage of our cloud solution, Maximo as a Service (MaaS), to free them to focus their limited human and capital resources on running their core business and away from running technology solutions. The business case for migrating to a cloud solution becomes even more compelling if your company is planning a move from Maximo to Maximo Application Suite (MAS).
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Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Matters

September 1, 2023
In the United States, the average working week is about 40 hours, which translates to employees spending around 30% of their lives at work. This means that on average, about 25 to 30 years of their life is spent working – and another 30% is spent sleeping. Therefore, the workplace needs to be part of the solution in improving mental health.
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Maximo Application Suite 8: What’s Different with Maximo Application Suite?

Maximo Application Suite 8: What’s Different with Maximo Application Suite?

September 1, 2023
TL;DR: • Maximo Application Suite combines multiple asset management products into one suite with a common user interface. • It transitions from a traditional client/server topology to a Kubernetes container platform. • The new licensing model uses AppPoints, requiring different ...
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Projetech Wrapped: A Look Back at 2021

Projetech Wrapped: A Look Back at 2021

September 1, 2023
Looking back on 2021, there were a lot of great things that happened here at Projetech. It was really a year of exponential growth for us in countless ways, and we doubled down on our commitment to do our very best work and offer the best possible solutions for our clients while also doing even more than ever before to give back to the Cincinnati, Ohio community we call home.
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Maximo Manage UI Differences for the Maximo 7.6.x User

Maximo Manage UI Differences for the Maximo 7.6.x User

September 1, 2023
As Maximo 7.6.x moves into the ‘Manage’ application within the Maximo Application Suite, the Maximo User Interface has changed to be more in line with the rest of the applications in the Suite. Many thanks to the IBM Team saddled with the responsibility of aligning the Maximo use...
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What Are the 4 Types of Software Maintenance & Why Are They Important?

What Are the 4 Types of Software Maintenance & Why Are They Important?

September 1, 2023
Today’s computer technology increases productivity and a variety of other things. Software maintenance keeps your software updated, so you have access to new features as well as fixes to any issues the previous software version had. Here is more about software maintenance, its benefits, and the negative results of neglecting to maintain your software.
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Projetech's Co-Op Program

Projetech's Co-Op Program

August 28, 2023
Projetech’s Co-Op Program is one of the most important talent pipelines for our business. The Co-Op Program gives students who are interested in the field of software development, technology, security/infrastructure, and operations real-world experience working on our dynamic teams, and it offers a great introduction to what we do and how we do it.
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Where does the maintenance dollar go?

Where does the maintenance dollar go?

August 31, 2023
Where does the maintenance dollar go? What assets are the costliest? …over budget? As the Computerized Maintenance Management / Enterprise Asset Management systems are enhanced with technology, processes, and connectivity, the focus and buzzwords get to change. The continuously m...
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8 Ways to Evaluate & Compare IBM Maximo Support Providers

8 Ways to Evaluate & Compare IBM Maximo Support Providers

September 1, 2023
We realize that it isn’t easy for customers to comparison shop in this area since it doesn’t typically show up on a fee schedule or price list – especially if it is ‘included’ in an offering. The following list of questions is intended to help evaluate support when comparing Maximo Service Providers.
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IBM Maximo Executive Chat | Ray Miciek & Steve Richmond

IBM Maximo Executive Chat | Ray Miciek & Steve Richmond

August 29, 2023
Check out the latest Maximo Executive Chat with @RAY MICIEK&@Steve Richmond: 1. Discuss the Projetech & Aquitas partnership. How did it come to be? [Watch] 2. Talk about the evolution of Maximo users and groups over the years. [Watch] 3. Evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT)....
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IBM Maximo Executive Chat | George Lowry & Steve Richmond

IBM Maximo Executive Chat | George Lowry & Steve Richmond

August 29, 2023
@Steve Richmond from Projetech Inc. and @George Lowry from Cohesive Solutions chat about different topics on Maximo, maintenance, and reliability. Topics Include: 1. How have projects remained successful through the pandemic? Watch 2. How has the pandemic shifted the emphasis of ...
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3 Reasons Netflix Made Me Think Differently About Deploying a Maximo Solution

3 Reasons Netflix Made Me Think Differently About Deploying a Maximo Solution

September 1, 2023
If Software as a Service (SaaS) has ever been on your organization’s radar to explore, or do more of, now is the time, especially after experiencing a global pandemic. Like many reading this blog, no one could never have predicted what the year 2020 would have in store for us. I am about 99.99% confident that not one person listed “live through a global pandemic” on their life’s bucket list. And if you are that 0.01%, well your list is shorter.
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What IBM Maximo Users Need From Information Security

What IBM Maximo Users Need From Information Security

September 1, 2023
Maximo handles critical information, such as customer, asset location, maintenance scheduling, and contractual data. If this information is stolen, lost, or compromised, a company would be unable to track and maintain its assets properly, possibly resulting in a major malfunction or shutdown. Stolen financial information can be used to commit fraud.
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Why You Should Use Maximo as a Service (MaaS) for Upgrades

Why You Should Use Maximo as a Service (MaaS) for Upgrades

September 1, 2023
We use apps all the time in our daily life to stream shows, rideshare, and order food. These apps upgrade without us having to worry about it. Why shouldn’t IBM Maximo work the same way?
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Why Companies Need to Renew IBM Software Subscription and Support

Why Companies Need to Renew IBM Software Subscription and Support

September 1, 2023
IBM requires that all Maximo clients maintain a Software and Support Subscription agreement, also called an S&S. This agreement is renewed annually. IBM Maximo users have a limited window in which to renew their software subscription. If they fail to renew, they miss out on many benefits and lose support for their software.
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How IBM Maximo as a Service Benefits Utilities

How IBM Maximo as a Service Benefits Utilities

September 1, 2023
Utilities generate and distribute a wide variety of vital resources to communities, including water, power, and even telecommunications. Utilities must manage and maintain numerous assets to ensure that communities receive uninterrupted service. This makes asset management a priority.
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Why the Oil and Gas Industry Needs Maximo as a Service

Why the Oil and Gas Industry Needs Maximo as a Service

September 1, 2023
As the leading enterprise asset management (EAM) solution, IBM Maximo helps oil and gas companies optimize processes to save money. These companies can gain even more value from Maximo by using Maximo as a service (MaaS) to better track assets, increase asset portability, reduce risk, and meet compliance.
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CMMS and EAM: What’s the difference?

CMMS and EAM: What’s the difference?

September 1, 2023
I have been in the maintenance and reliability profession for over thirty-five years, I started out with my hands on equipment, making repairs and upgrades, and managing service jobs with nothing more technologically sophisticated than a landline telephone.
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Top 5 Benefits of IBM Maximo as a Service

Top 5 Benefits of IBM Maximo as a Service

September 1, 2023
When Maximo users choose Maximo as a Service, they benefit from better management, security, upgrades, availability, and support while controlling data.
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Smart Stuff: A Brief History of EAM

Smart Stuff: A Brief History of EAM

April 13, 2021
Early on, I realized that the solution to maximizing the return on my capital investments was in computerized asset management, and I got hooked by the possibilities technology affords. It is really cool stuff. I still get excited by the evolution of technology. In fact, I can’t imagine not being excited about it! It keeps me on my toes, looking out for the next best thing.Today, we track more stuff related to maintenance and reliability than ever before, but this is just the beginning. Did you know that IBM has predicted within the next decade, Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems will digitally track over a trillion objects worldwide?
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Charging Costs To Work Orders in Maximo

Charging Costs To Work Orders in Maximo

December 3, 2020
Quick review of how costs are posted to work orders - covers everything except external labor/labor contracts
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Start Center Report List Functionality in Maximo

Start Center Report List Functionality in Maximo

December 3, 2020
Start Center Report List Functionality, Usage Case Examples, and Warnings
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Service Request Work Center in Maximo

Service Request Work Center in Maximo

December 3, 2020
Service Request Work Center functionality and setup review, including Admin Work Center for Setup
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Hidden Keyboard & Navigation Shortcuts for Maximo

Hidden Keyboard & Navigation Shortcuts for Maximo

September 1, 2023
Display of and navigation to keyboard shortcuts help, and general navigation in Maximo
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End of Year Processing Reminders for Maximo

End of Year Processing Reminders for Maximo

September 1, 2023
End of the Year Processing Reminders for Maximo. Maximo has a number of year to date buckets that need to be reset. Let's take a look in Maximo.
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Emerging Cloud Security Threats

Emerging Cloud Security Threats

December 3, 2020
Security is paramount when it comes to protecting your data in the cloud. Everyday there is a new security threat that emerges and this will only continue into the future.
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Data Protection in the Cloud

Data Protection in the Cloud

December 3, 2020
Data protection is vital to our core business and the continued success of customer growth. At a very basic level, it is important to point out how we protect customers’ data. There are many different approaches to protecting data in the cloud, but some of the most vital are backup, disaster recovery, business continuity,contingency planning.
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Security While Traveling

Security While Traveling

December 3, 2020
Most cyber-security experts agree that about 20% of travelers are subject to cyber crime while abroad. Any time you use your phone or laptop on a public network, you are subject to criminals accessing sensitive and confidential data from you or your organization. At Projetech, we keep the following in mind while we travel and suggest you do the same in order to protect your data.
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Hidden Maximo Functionality: Work Order Tracking

Hidden Maximo Functionality: Work Order Tracking

December 3, 2020
How do you find material usage or labor transactions to find work order records based on that information? Simply do so by utilizing the relationship in place and modifying the application through the application designer to make the additional fields available to query.
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Hidden Maximo Functionality: Modified Lookup

Hidden Maximo Functionality: Modified Lookup

December 3, 2020
When you need to be able to query things sometimes you need to link back to the original application. However, there are certain things you can do directly from the select value if they were there and available for you to query. You can modify the xml and have additional fields added for use in querying.
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Hidden Maximo Functionality: Activities & Tasks

Hidden Maximo Functionality: Activities & Tasks

December 3, 2020
If you are using condition monitoring, you can utilize activities and tasks to provide the condition monitoring information in an easier to read, re-query, and download format.
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Scheduling Priority in Maximo

Scheduling Priority in Maximo

December 3, 2020
How much thought have you put into your Priority values on the records in your Maximo solution? Did you know you can Set Priority Preferences like how Maximo calculates priorities or response times? Maximo uses values up to 999 for Work Order and Asset/Location priorities and will use these values to calculate an overall priority for the Work Order. Making smart choices can ensure you achieve the most efficient and reliable schedule for your resources and equipment.
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7 Reasons You NEED MaxPlus+

7 Reasons You NEED MaxPlus+

September 1, 2023
If you're struggling with implementation, adoption & ongoing support, MaxPlus+ is a value-added solution made for you. Here are seven reasons that you need MaxPlus+ from Projetech.
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New Functionality in Maximo 7.6.0.3 - Asset Depreciation Schedules

New Functionality in Maximo 7.6.0.3 - Asset Depreciation Schedules

December 3, 2020
Did you know you can now assign a Depreciation Schedule to an Asset in Maximo? This has been a highly requested feature and is now available in Maximo 7.6.0.3.In order to set up a Depreciation Schedule for an asset it must have a starting cost and salvage amount prescribed. To make the process easier, both values can be defined during the process of creating the depreciation schedule.
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5 Easy Steps to Add Maximo Hover Dialogs

5 Easy Steps to Add Maximo Hover Dialogs

September 1, 2023
Maximo 7.6 offers many tools to enhance the user’s experience. One such tool is Hover Dialogs. Here are five easy steps to adding Hover Dialogs to more screens.
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Projetech is Officially ISO 27001 Certified

Projetech is Officially ISO 27001 Certified

December 3, 2020
Projetech takes threats to the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of its clients' information seriously. As such, Projetech is an ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified provider whose Information Security Management System (ISMS) has received third-party accreditation from the International Standards Organization.
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SaaS is NOT Hosting is NOT SaaS

SaaS is NOT Hosting is NOT SaaS

December 3, 2020
As an IBM Maximo® as a Service (MaaS) provider, oftentimes, I hear or see the term “hosting” being used as a reference to the services Projetech provides. Although, the error may seem benign, it is an extreme misnomer and injustice to what it is we really do! Saying we deliver a hosting solution is comparable to saying the solar system is a galaxy! I realize it’s not an intentional offense, but a matter of lack of awareness of the difference.
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Maximo Automation Scripting | Introduction into Automation Scripting

Maximo Automation Scripting | Introduction into Automation Scripting

September 1, 2023
Maximo is a highly configurable product. With minimal technical skills, users can add new fields, make screen changes, or restrict values of attributes in Maximo. But once you start needing to go beyond those capabilities, that’s when people start asking questions about Automation Scripts/Java Customizations. And if it’s something you haven’t done before, it can be quite intimidating at first. Hopefully this blog series will help eliminate most of the intimidation and allow you to achieve your business objectives faster.
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An Apex of Support & Performance Improvement for IBM's Maximo Delivered by Industry Experts

An Apex of Support & Performance Improvement for IBM's Maximo Delivered by Industry Experts

December 12, 2022
Our subscription-based model, Maximo Plus+ provides clients with one of the best Maximo support options available! Help Desk support, monitoring, license right-sizing, and more!
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You Have Been Selected for a Maximo Software License Review... Now what?

You Have Been Selected for a Maximo Software License Review... Now what?

September 1, 2023
If your company received a letter from IBM today saying that you have been selected for a Maximo® Software License Review – what would be your first reaction? 1. I am not worried because we are fully prepared. 2. My heart might start to race a little… 3. N/A because I am a Projet...
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