IBM Maximo Other Advice

Paul Heath
IBM Maximo Control Desk Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
They have a preview site where you can log in as a user and try it for yourself. That is a really good way to get a feel for the solution; better than Youtube or whitepapers and things like that. You have a preview site, you log in, and you can try it. I would give Maximo a seven out of 10 because it's good, but it's not too user-friendly, and some of the issues we have come across, the impact to us was a little too much to be coming from a big company such as IBM. View full review »
Wayde Prejean
Manager IC-Operations, Maximo Administrator at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
I rate it a nine out of 10. If it's not the best EAM product, it is one of the best out there. Make sure that you understand your work/asset management and other processes before trying to implement. Where possible, the product should be configured to fit within your processes, trying to avoid changes to the system that will make it hard to upgrade/update, as IBM provides frequent patches and updates. View full review »
SamirKhodair
Maximo Manager at a engineering company with 10,001+ employees
Most important criteria when selecting a vendor: * Capabilities * Support * Reliability * How will it help the organization's decision-making. * Running costs and starting costs. View full review »
LiderDeP4b56
Lider De Proyecto/Lider Funcional at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
My recommendations: * Before starting, review your internal processes. It is a good opportunity to update them. * Explore Maximo's add-ons. There are a lot specialized, different industries. * Implement Maximo in parts. View full review »
Al Menendez
Space Coast Information Systems, Maximo Consulting and Support
There are add-ons for calibration, scheduler, transportation, service provider, government, oil and gas, asset management configuration, and linear assets. It is a very solid J2EE product with great middleware and webserver; scales very well, and can use one of three RDBMS systems. Refine your maintenance processes, do not skimp on hardware. View full review »
Samir Khodair
Maximo Specialist implemenation at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
* Defining your business processes is vital for the success of this product. * End-user training should be implemented according to your processes. * Using Agile methodology fits well with this product, to ensure fast response to business changes. View full review »
Lonnie Stone
The InTechrity Group
Plan out the implementation and involve all levels from users to management. I have used versions 4 through the most current version 7.6, and it keeps getting better. I have been working with Maximo for twelve years. This is the Cadillac of asset management applications. View full review »
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