Last Updated on March 1, 2019 by maximosecrets
Maximo is a broad portfolio and suite of offerings designed to meet the needs of Enterprise Asset Management clients, across multiple markets and asset intensive industries.
Maximo is available as both on-premise and cloud based.
Maximo is extended with industry solutions, Aviation is the latest of these for MRO and commercial maintenance of aircraft (but also trains). Each industry solution has a focused team and unique roadmap, driven by customer development partners and market demands.
Add-on solutions further extend the capability of Maximo and some are included in some of the industry solutions. Nuclear includes the Calibration add-on.
Maximo Scheduler and Scheduler Plus – provide Gantt based long, medium and short term planning and scheduling, including assignment of crews and labor to work, and asset based scheduling. Scheduler Plus includes amongst other things appointment scheduling.
Maximo for Service Providers is used where there are external or internal customers where the billing of work or usage/lease of assets is required.
Maximo Asset Configuration Manager is for the management of complex assets, particular those which may get maintained by different parties and where there is a need to understand the differences over time between as-designed and as-built, it is mainly used by aviation and train companies.
Maximo Calibration is used for instrument calibration, there is a mobile version of this as part of Maximo Anywhere.
Maximo Spatial is the integration or rather the embedding of ESRI’s ARCGIS in Maximo. It allows users to plan work in a spatial context. Base Maximo also has mapping capability using Google or Bing maps.
Maximo Linear is used for roads, railways, cables and pipes where the characteristics of the asset changes over a measured distance and where maintenance must be performed at a particular point or part of the asset.
Maximo Asset Health Insights (MAHI) is focused on the needs of the Asset Reliability Engineer and supports condition based maintenance (CBM), PM optimization and asset health scoring.
Maximo Archiving is an archiving solution for the transactional records of Maximo like workorder and ticket.
Maximo Anywhere is a suite of mobile applications (10+) which are broadly based around asset, inventory and work order processes. Most of them work in offline mode as well as online.
Maximo Health, Safety and Environment Manager (HSE) is a very large suite of additional applications and functionality added to core Maximo applications which extend Maximo towards meeting ISO 55000 standards.
Integration Adapters exist for ERP systems provided by SAP and Oracle including for SAP S/4HANA. For integration to other finance systems the Maximo Integration Framework (MIF) is used, this is a part of core Maximo.
Maximo can be integrated with the IBM Watson IoT Platform by either using the MIF or through connection with the MAHI add-on, which also uses the MIF. SCADA data or Data Historians like OSI PI, can be similarly integrated.
Maximo has been integrated with weather data provided from The Weather Company and this is currently available via MAHI or Scheduler Plus or through the Watson IoT Platform.
A Maximo client is entitled to use IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.11 for reporting, dashboards and business intelligence, but only against the data held in the Maximo database.
IBM Maximo Network on Blockchain is the newest addition to the Maximo product portfolio and may have multiple use cases for example with smart contracts or passing data between the asset owner and its subcontractors.
IBM Equipment Maintenance Assistant is a system that can ingest structured and unstructured data from many sources to provide optimized repair guidance. It uses AI powered continuous learning and natural language processing. It is the product that would most address the issue of a loss of knowledge through an aging workforce.
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