End of Support

Maximo end of support for v7.5 announced

David Lestani EAM, News & Announcements

It’s official …. Maximo 7.5.x, industry solutions and associated add-ons will no longer be supported by IBM from 30 April 2018. End of Support means the withdrawal of technical support for specific versions and releases of software products, usually because more recent releases have become available. Once a product reaches end of support, IBM will not respond to support requests or provide …

Drone technologies in EAM

A playdate with innovation

Brad Miller EAM

2017 is forecast to be the year that organisations stop talking about the potential benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) and really focus on making it happen. So as an Asset Management technology specialist at Interconnect 2017, surrounded by the latest innovation from IBM and their global partner community, I couldn’t help but immerse myself in the IoT delights …

IBM InterConnect 2016

IBM InterConnect 2016 Day 5

David Lestani EAM, Opinion

“Don’t worry about me…I’ll turn the lights off on my way out!” Despite a late night enjoying Elton John’s performance, I still found myself so engrossed in the Hands on Lab sessions today that I had to be kicked out at closing time! The Hands on Labs are a great way to experience IBM’s platform and technologies using pre-build Virtual Machines. …

InterPro Solutions showcase EZMaxMobile at IBM InterConnect 2016

IBM InterConnect 2016 Day 4

David Lestani EAM, Opinion

The Internet of Underground Things One thing I’ve learnt over the last few days is that IBM sure know how to put on a great event. And it’s not just an expo jam packed with the best that the IBM ecosystem has to offer (check out our friends showcasing EZMaxMobile above) or the world class venue and entertainment.  I’ve been really …

IBM InterConnect Las Vegas 2016

IBM InterConnect 2016 Day 3

David Lestani EAM, Opinion

Bringing location and asset data together At Clarita, we’ve found that there’s a location aspect to nearly every asset management challenge, so we help build the location based connections between systems in order to help our clients attain location intelligence when it comes to their enterprise asset management. I was therefore in my element at IBM InterConnect today with a …

Harriet Green, IBM General Manager, Watson Internet of Things on stage at IBM InterConnect 2016

IBM InterConnect 2016 Day 2

David Lestani EAM, Opinion

Going “all in” for Cloud Although this is Day 2 for me and the vast network of IBMers and partners here in Las Vegas, today is the official start of InterConnect 2016 for IBM customers.  All the walking involved in making my way around a venue catering for 23,000 delegates has helped me shake the last of the jet-lag as I head into another packed day. …

Wearables part of the 'outthink limits' theme at IBM InterConnect 2015

IBM InterConnect 2016 Day 1

David Lestani EAM, Opinion

Day 1 of IBM InterConnect on Sunday saw IBMers and IBM Business Partners from around the globe get together for the Business Partner Summit. The opening general session held over breakfast at the MGM Grand really established the ‘outthink limits’ theme for the five day event. While the idea of digital disruption isn’t new to any of us, it’s sobering …