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What is IBM Maximo Anywhere, and why should you care?

In the current landscape of smarter assets and the Internet of Things, it has become indispensable for companies to take advantage of the mobility of the workforce for implementing asset management solutions. This need


Energy management software comparison names six “Leaders” for 2014

Independent analyst firm compares 14 energy management software suppliers In its 2014 study, Verdantix analyzed the 14 energy management software suppliers and named six “Leaders” that it felt were “designed to scale up to multi-country,


Asset management: The journey is just getting started

I recall my high school days (a long, long time ago!). I don’t exactly know why, but being a visionary was not something that any of us really understood. In fact, the complete opposite


No more oil changes with the Maximo connected car?

If you own a car, you’re likely familiar with the ongoing maintenance required to keep it operating and on the road. They say that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” but


Parts is Parts… Or Maybe Not

“The information is presented in coherent and interesting manner. I think it looks great!” Roger Finigan – Manager, Operations Applications – Keyera “The product has very advanced technology, packaged in a simple software-as-a-service delivery system.” Jason Sadovia


Integrating IBM Maximo into your enterprise resource planning system: Part 1

When we implement IBM Maximo Asset Management for clients, we are usually required to integrate it into an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. I find myself having the same conversation with every client about


The world of SAM: Identification and tools

SAM I am, and my world is software asset management. You’re not going to believe the number of tools that must recognize the fingerprints of the many software products I manage. In my last blog


Five considerations for building mobile solutions for IBM Maximo

What are the important factors to consider when you need a mobility solution for your IBM Maximo Asset Management environment? Based on my experience of working with clients who have been using IBM and


One + One can equal three

In a recent whitepaper titled ‘The Value of Integrating Health, Safety & Environment Processes with Enterprise Asset Management’ by David Berger  of Western Management Consultants, Mr. Berger posits that companies have much to gain


The world of SAM: Who’s on first?

As I have said in a previous blog post, SAM I am, and my world is software asset management.  Today we look at the wordplay involved in identifying licensed software titles. In much the same


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