Sending SMS from Maximo calling an external Web service

In my last project I had to implement a customization to send SMS messages using Skebby. The service APIs are obviously based on REST and JSON so I ended up writing an automation script to integrate Maximo with the Skebby service.In the process of writing the code I have faced (and solved) some interesting issues […]

Avoiding Java classes conflicts using a_customer.xml file

Consider this scenario (which I came across). You have extended out of the box MBO class with your own class to implement you own business logic for work orders. After a while you install the Maximo Scheduler extension and you soon discover that all your custom logic has gone because the WORKORDER object […]

Implementing a Smart Search feature

Using Maximo search functionality can be sometimes complex or even frustrating. Several customers have asked me if there is a simple Google-like functionality to search for all the objects that contains a specific set of words. This article describes how to implement such feature in the Work Order Tracking application. The solution described in this […]

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