Esri ArcMAP Retiring March 2026

Migrating from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro: Concerns vs. Reality

Michael Krome Location

Those of you who have been around the GIS industry as long as I have may recall starting your career at the tail end of the Arcview GIS era. Back in 2000 we were faced with the prospect of migrating our data and tools to this new and exciting desktop GIS product called ArcMap.  It offered new tools, and new …

EZMaxMobile 6.0 released

InterPro’s New EZMaxMobile 6.0 Sets the Bar for the Next Generation of IBM Maximo Mobility

David Lestani Mobility, News & Announcements

For many years now, EZMaxMobile has been our go-to solution for clients wanting to bring the power of Maximo and mobility together. It’s quick to deploy, easy to use and delivers value right out of the box. Today, there’s even more to get excited about as InterPro announce the new EZMaxMobile 6.0 release. In our pre-release briefings with developers InterPro …

ArcGIS Enterprise 10.8.1 released July 2020

Unpacking what’s new in ArcGIS 10.8.1 for asset-intensive organisations

Michael Krome Location, News & Announcements, Opinion

Esri recently announced the worldwide release of several new product versions including ArcGIS Enterprise 10.8.1 and ArcPro 2.6, which come packed with new features, stability enhancements, and improved functionality. I see a variety of improvements around content and user administration, particularly for organisations actively developing their digital engineering capability, or those, like water utilities, who are considering their asset data …

Maximo Application Suite

Maximo Application Suite: simplified licensing explained

Annette Henry Asset Systems, News & Announcements

Earlier this year IBM announced the release of Maximo Application Suite (MAS), a focused, integrated solution suite that provides asset monitoring and maintenance in a single platform. MAS will bring all applications within the Maximo portfolio together under a single licence entitlement, with flexible consumption allowing organisations to make use of any solution within the suite without additional purchases. In …

Maximo Feature Pack

Exploring what’s new in the Maximo Feature Pack

Viet Tran Asset, Asset Systems

On 24th July, IBM announced the release of the latest Feature Pack version for Maximo Asset Management. It includes a massive number of fixes and a stack of new features. Of note are patches for 23 security vulnerabilities. Considering the recent surge in cyber-attacks, all Maximo customers, particularly those with a public-facing Maximo instance, should consider upgrading. If upgrading is …

Important security alert

Important Maximo Security Patch

David Miller Asset Systems, Managed Service Support, News & Announcements

IBM has made us aware of a recently-discovered security vulnerability in IBM Maximo (CVE-2019-4478), which affects installed Maximo environments. This vulnerability has the potential of allowing an authenticated user to access information they should not normally have access to. Although the vulnerability has an overall rating of 6.5 (moderate), the impact is rated “High” for confidentiality. IBM has released a …

Next-generation mapping functionality for EZMaxMobile

David Lestani Mobility

Maximo customers can now access enhanced mapping functionality on mobile devices Ask anyone in the Clarita Solutions team about mapping and you’ll hear how maps enrich asset information by providing location context to enable a mobile workforce. Leveraging the GPS capabilities of modern devices has always been a big component of our solutions. We’ve been working with EZMaxMobile since 2013 …

IBM Academies - virtual learning kicks off 13 May 2020

Maximo learning goes virtual in 2020 – introducing IBM Academies

David Lestani Events

COVID-19 is changing the way we live, work and learn. With travel and mass gatherings off the agenda for 2020, IBM Academies is a new digital learning experience. It will feature the Maximo Academy, which replaces last year’s IoT Exchange events. On 13 May, IBM is launching a digital learning platform to help clients acquire knowledge and best practices to …

Dial Before you Dig

A New Era for Dial Before You Dig

Michael Krome Location Intelligence

It’s been more than 30 years since a punctured gas pipeline in Western Australia and the narrow escape of the bulldozer operator highlighted the need to better protect Australia’s vast underground asset network. The resulting Dial Before You Dig (DBYD) program has become a trusted go-to service for asset owners and contractors. It protects more than $340 billion of infrastructure, …

IBM Think 2020 Digital Experience

IBM Think 2020 has gone digital

David Lestani Events

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered nearly every aspect of our personal and professional lives. And we know, now more than ever, there is an urgent need for society and businesses to act with agility, resilience and unity in the face of its evolving impacts. It is with this in mind that IBM Think 2020 will be a digital experience—a highly …