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Reset all meter readings

On a development/test environment today I had to reset all meter readings. Maximo is storing the last readings in a set of fields of the ASSETMETER table and the reading history in the METERREADING table. Here are the SQL statements I have used. delete from meterreading; update assetmeter set lastreading=0, lastreadingdate=null, sincelastrepair=0, sincelastoverhaul=0, sincelastinspect=0, sinceinstall=0, […]

Maximo escalations demystified (3/3) Monitoring execution

In the two previous posts (first, second) about escalations we have seen what are escalations and how to tune them. In this post will give you some hints bout how to monitor escalation execution.We know that escalations are background tasks to execute actions on a specific set of records. Some of these actions may be […]

Maximo escalations demystified (2/3) Performances and the ‘repeat’ option

In our first Maximo escalations demystified post I have described the general functionality of Escalations. We will now dig into some details that will help you using this powerful feature at its best. The Repeat flag When defining an escalation you always have to create an escalation point and then you can assign actions and […]

Disable automatic asset/location population in Work Order and Ticket applications

Maximo has a feature that automatically populates the asset when a user enters a location and viceversa. This is a feature may be useful for most clients but some other clients don’t like this behavior. Unfortunately Maximo does not have a built in switch to disable this. The best solution to solve the problem is […]

How to extract emails to notify users

There are several situation where you need to quickly notify a set of users sending them an email. These are few examples of such situations. There is a urgent maintenance activity to perform on Maximo that requires to enable the admin mode and logoff all the users. You are going to rollout an additional validation […]

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