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The Interloc Solutions 100% Maximo Blog

Stacey Miller

Recent Posts

[How-To] Create an Offering using IBM’s SmartCloud Control Desk

Posted by Stacey Miller

Jan 11, 2020 11:03:24 PM

In the new IBM SmartCloud Control Desk (SCCD), there are very good Service Catalog and offerings applications that you can take advantage of and use in a production environment. In this blog, Interloc's Pete Morell shows you how to create a Service Catalog offering and add it to a catalog.

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Topics: Maximo, SCCD, Offerings, How-to Instructions

IBM Maximo, European Rail Summit, and Interloc: A Trifecta for Asset Management

Posted by Stacey Miller

Jul 21, 2016 6:08:50 PM

The European Rail Summit is the premier rail transportation industry event of the year for European Maximo users and prospects. The Summit was held in Utrecht, The Netherlands on Monday and Tuesday June 20th and 21st, and was graciously hosted by Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch Rail).  

The Rail Summit created an essential opportunity for rail providers and Maximo rail vendors to meet and discuss the very specific needs that the transportation industry has. As a key sponsor, Interloc provided presentations on two topics that are extremely important to rail implementations of Maximo – Mobile Solutions and Proofs of Concept.

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Topics: Maximo, maximo transportation, Europe

Better Maximo Mobility Starts Here [Infographic]

Posted by Stacey Miller

May 17, 2016 3:55:00 PM


You run your business on Maximo but your workers are in the field. How do you get more wrench time and greater productivity?

The answer is simple -- go mobile. After all, research firm IDC predicts that by 2017, over 50% of IT spending will be for new mobile and cloud technologies.

The key is getting your maintenance users on board. Studies show that user experience is degraded with even the slightest amount of lag time.

So, what's the answer?

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Considering a Maximo 7.6 Upgrade? Read this First!

Posted by Stacey Miller

May 7, 2015 11:38:00 AM

IBM released Maximo 7.6 in late 2014.  Maximo 7.6 concentrates primarily on improving the Maximo user interface to make it more engaging, easy to navigate and simpler to understand. 

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Topics: Maximo, IBM Maximo 7.6

3 Premier Traits Your Maximo Consulting Partner Should Have

Posted by Stacey Miller

Jul 23, 2014 7:34:00 PM

Undoubtedly there is a baseline for the credentials you look for in a Maximo consulting services organization.  These baseline credentials could be:

  • Does the company have Gold technical accreditation (formerly AAA)?
  • Have they done what I need done with Maximo somewhere before?
  • Do they understand my industry?
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Topics: Awards, Maximo, Business Partner

[How-To] Managing Isolations in Maximo Oil & Gas

Posted by Stacey Miller

Jun 10, 2014 1:48:00 PM

 

This week’s blog post comes from Brad Knowles, Interloc’s Vice President of Canadian Operations. Brad has more than 20 year’s experience working with Asset Management software. Brad spends a large percentage of his time in Calgary where he focuses on the Oil & Gas sector, working with clients such as Cenovus, Connacher Oil, Legacy Oil, Encana, and Athabasca Oil.

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Topics: IBM Maximo, Maximo for Oil & Gas 7.5, Maximo 7.5, Managing Isolations in Maximo

The IBM Control Desk (ICD) Top 10: Why Your IT Department Should Consider ICD

Posted by Stacey Miller

Apr 28, 2014 12:48:00 PM

With the ever increasing demands placed on Information Tehnology (IT) departments, it's no wonder that they are constantly looking for innovative approaches to managing their environments, while at the same time providing "on-demand" services and accounting for assets and changes.  

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Topics: Interloc Solutions, SCCD, IBM SmartCloud Control Desk

IBM Control Desk: An Intro to Service Catalogs

Posted by Stacey Miller

Apr 23, 2014 4:07:00 PM


IBM Control Desk (ICD) comes with a Self Service Center that includes a Service Catalog -- but why do you need one? This blog post, written by Interloc's Pete Morell, explores the reasons your IT Department needs a Service Catalog.

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Topics: Interloc Solutions, SCCD, SCCD Self Service Catalog, SCCD Service Catalog

Authentication Options for Maximo

Posted by Stacey Miller

Mar 24, 2014 6:16:00 PM

Whether you are tasked with protecting customer services, corporate and customer data, or day-to-day operations, ensuring that employees in your organization have the appropriate access level is a large part of your overall company security strategy.

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Topics: Maximo, Security, Authentication

Driving Efficiency Across Transmission Lines and Substations [Case Study]

Posted by Stacey Miller

Jan 29, 2014 9:43:00 PM

Interloc’s Mobile Informer for IBM Maximo Gains 100% Acceptance by GTC Field Workers
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Topics: IBM Mobile Informer, Case Studies