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The Interloc Solutions 100% Maximo Blog

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

Rail Industry, Structured EAM & Maximo

Posted by Greg Hoile

Jun 20, 2016 2:50:23 PM

bullet_train_red_blend.pngThe rail industry presents a unique asset management challenge -- from the 7000+ miles of track in the US to 20000+ miles in the Western Europe.  If that is not staggering enough, consider these additional points unique to the rail industry:

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Topics: Maximo, EAM, Rail Industry

Why Mobile for Maximo For the Utilities Industry [Infographic]

Posted by Stacey Miller

May 6, 2016 5:08:24 PM


Interloc just returned from the Maximo Utility Working Group in Detroit and once again mobility for IBM Maximo was hot an everyone's mind.  And it's no wonder.  

Consider these points:

  • The rising costs of maintaining existing infrastructure
  • The advent of evolving technology, like the smart grid
  • The plethora of IoT devices  (21B by the year 2020!)

Plus, just by implementing mobile, many companies are seeing productivity increases of 42 minutes of wrench time per employee!

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Topics: Mobile, Maximo, Utilities

Twitter Integration With Maximo?  Yes, Please!

Posted by Stacey Miller

Feb 20, 2016 8:02:22 PM

 

In a world where customer service is king and there are more than 300M active users on Twitter, wouldn't it be natural for a Maximo - Twitter integration?  And now there is!

This week during InterConnect 2016, Interloc will be showcasing a simple Maximo - Twitter Integration.  If you are a customer-service oriented company, we invite you to come by Booth 801 and see how Interloc has modified Maximo applications so that they are integrated with Twitter.

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Topics: Maximo, Integration, Customer Service, Twitter

IBM Maximo: Done Right for Airports

Posted by Stacey Miller

Jun 2, 2015 6:25:00 PM

Airports are essentially free-standing, highly sophisticated and highly regulated cities. And because of that, Maximo Airport implementations are intricate and must be planned accordingly. 

This post, written by David Dawson, Interloc's EVP of Professional Services, will review some of the important operational interdependencies that your airport is faced with when considering a Maximo implementation.  We will also provide some best practices to consider when you undertake your Maximo implementation.

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Topics: Maximo, IBM Maximo, airports, Aviation

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

Improving Maximo Mobility at Amtrak

Posted by Stacey Miller

Aug 20, 2014 4:46:00 PM

 

As the National Rail Operator for Intercity Passenger Service, Amtrak uses Maximo to manage its more than 21,000 miles of track, more than 300 trains and service more than 650,000 passengers.

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Topics: Maximo Mobility, Maximo, IBM Maximo, Interloc, Maximo at Amtrak

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] Create an Offering using IBM’s SmartCloud Control Desk

Posted by Stacey Miller

May 20, 2014 11:15:00 AM

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

Smarter Maximo Mobility for Utilities

Posted by Stacey Miller

May 14, 2014 9:58:00 AM

With more than 428 Million Mobile to Mobile connections expected in 2014, there is no doubt that smart devices (iOS and Android phones and tablets) will play a big part of how utilities companies streamline their asset management processes and retain satisfied customers. 

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Topics: Mobile, Maximo Mobile, Maximo, IBM Maximo