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Learn about two similar applications Routes and Collections and when you would use one or the other.
Learn about Job Plans, the template for a work order. Sorry, there’s no room to squeeze in Dynamic Job Plans.
Learn about one of the first steps in Planning and Scheduling Maturity, availability. Calendars and Shifts are defined before modifying the work periods to define People/Crew Availability.
Learn about Crew Types, Crews and how Crew Work Groups fit in. If multiple technicians or engineers normally work together then crews are used, it is not just for utilities.
Learn about three of the applications in the Resources module, Crafts, Labor, and Qualifications and how they work together.
Learn about two of the applications in the Resources module which are considered core data and likely to be used by all Maximo clients, People and Person Groups.
Learn about the Relationships application when not used in conjunction with linear assets. Learn how relationships can be added between an asset and another asset or a location.
Learn that while locations and assets share a common set of values, how you might modify this. Learn the differences between changing status on locations and assets, and what happens to the asset status if it is moved between sites.
Learn about Failure Codes and Failure Hierarchies and techniques for creating a hierarchy. Learn about Failure Reporting on a work order and settings that can affect this.
Learn about changing the asset state, reporting downtime, or modifying downtime history. Learn about the differences with reporting downtime on a work order and some settings that effect this.
Learn about the various associations that can be made with Locations and Assets: Users and Custodians, Services, Inspection Forms, Work Zones, and Time Zones.
Learn about the differences between asset subassemblies and spare parts and how spare parts can be added automatically. Learn why you might use the Assets action Issue Items From Storeroom.
Learn about Location and Asset Classifications and Specifications. Learn about the inheritance of Location and Asset Specification values from an Item Specification and how to control this.
Learn what a rotating asset is and isn’t. Learn about the features of rotating assets, and how some of these features are also applicable to locations.