The next Southern Californa Maximo User Group (SCMUG) meeting is scheduled for September 20, 2017 and we have a new venue.

Orange County Sanitation District.
10844 Ellis Ave
Board Room
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Currently Scheduled:

Mobile deployment 10 years after (lessons learned from an early adopter) and next generation mobile
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Mobile Solution for Maximo at UCLA
Trinh Lam, University of California at Los Angeles

LAUSD Service Call Process
Danny Lu, Los Angeles Unified School District

Maximo Work Centers and New User Experience
Frank Henry, IBM

Start thinking on your organization’s utilization of Maximo – any specific effort that has made a difference!! Your peers have the similar thoughts and business interests in that room. We need your assistance to provide content for our meetings.

Our thanks to Robert Michaels and Pongsakdi Cady for hosting the meeting at their site.

Registration is now open:

Venue: Orange County Sanitation District
Time: 7:30 am to 2:00 pm
Date: September 20, 2017

Sponsors: DataSplice, Cohesive Solutions, Solufy and Fields Consulting

The Spring SCMUG meeting in March 10: Please Register!

Meeting Details:

When: March 10th, 2016
Time: 7:30 am – 2:00 pm
Where: JD Morgan Center at UCLA (Map) Use Parking Structures 8 or 9
Registrations are now open:

We’ll be introducing our new chair people, Alex Pena and Sergio Escalante

Other agenda items:

Maximo Training Simulation System Introduction Big Data University
and Maximo 7.6 Training Simulation System: Rick White, IBM

Group Workshop/Discussion: Improving Asset Management Practices.
Discussion Leader: Sergio Escalante

Topics we’ll discuss:

  • How do you define Assets in your organization
  • Do you use intelligent numbers?
  • Asset Heirarchy strategies
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Secondary System Integration

Register at:

As per our other meetings, there is no charge for the meeting, plus a complimentary continental breakfast and lunch are included.
Sponsors: DataSplice, Fields Consulting, Solufy

 Our last meeting was May 7th, at UCLA’s Morgan Center, 7:30 am to 2:00 pm

Topics included:
UCLA Housing
Automating the Service Request Process, Randy McDaniel
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Steve Ma:
Linking Maximo to SCADA for condition based work order creation 
Automate organizational change processes in Maximo 
Converting manual paper process into handheld process. 
NASA Deep Space Network, Joe Statman:
Consolidate three separate MAXIMO instances into a single one (using 7.6)
Adding strong mobile component
Adding automation via workflow and smart GUIs

IBM, Frank Henry
              Maximo 7.6 Automation Scripting

Slides have been posted:

Randy McDaniel and UCLA hosted the SCMUG meeting.

Venue: UCLA Morgan Center
Time: 7:30 am to 2:00 pm
Date: November 18, 2014

The meeting’s theme is “Performance”. 

  • Data for Decision Making 
    Sergio Escalante, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Technical Architecture of Maximo 7.5 at LADWP
    Rita Khurana-Carwile LADWP
  • Maximo Classifications
    Marciano “Rocky” Navar, LADWP
  • Maximo Performance Troubleshooting and Best Practices 
    Shane Howard, IBM
As per our other meetings, there is no charge for the meeting, plus a complimentary continental breakfast and lunch are included.


It is recommended to use Parking Structures 8 and 9.

Sponsors: DataSplice and Solufy

The next Southern California Maximo Users Group Meeting will be hosted by DTZ/Toyota at the Toyota Museum, 19600 Van Ness Avenue, Torrance, CA 90501 

We hope you will be able to join us April 29, 2014 from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm

Currently Scheduled:

  • Maximo at Toyota Motor Sales
    Jeanne Arneson, Portfolio Manager, Tim Davis, Maximo Administrator and Jaz Emily Bongco, Maximo Quality Assurance
  • IBM: Maximo Scheduler, A Revised Approach to Work Management
    Vikul Banta, Product Manager, Maximo Scheduler, IBM, Donna Grant, Sr. Software Technical Professional, IBM  
  • Maximo Customer Satisfaction Survey Application
    Praneet Jaspal, SCMUG
  • Elements that Lead to Successful Maximo Implementations
    Randy McDaniel, UCLA Facilities Management
  • Mobile Work Order Management – iPad
    Praneet Jaspal, SCMUG
  • Maintenance and MAXIMO use for NASAÂ’s Deep Space Network (DSN)
    Joe Statman, J
    et Propulsion Laboratory


Sponsors: Solufy, DataSplice, DTZ

The next SCMUG Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 10 from 7:30 to 2:00 at UCLA.
Register today!


Registration & Continental Breakfast



Introduction and Welcome

Randy McDaniel, UCLA



Upgrade Experience
(IT Perspective), Maximo 7.5

Praneet Jaspal,
SCMUG Member



Considerations for Implementing Linear

Robert Blain, IBM



Break and Sponsor Comments



Maximo Upgrade Perspectives and Experience

Andrew Tess,
UC, San Diego



Extending Maximo with Custom-built Functionality

Tchie Tao,
LA Unified School District



Lunch – Networking
Thank you to our Sponsors
DataSplice :: Cohesive Information Solutions :: Solufy



Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

Kari Dimler



General Discussion –
Planning, Scheduling and Work Assignment – Randy McDaniel UCLA



Meeting Close

Randy McDaniel, UCLA






It is recommended to use Parking Structures 8 and 9.


Maximo Users Sponsored by  DataSpliceCohesive Information Solutions,and Solufy

We'd like to thank the Los Angeles World Airports for hosting the Spring 2013 SCMUG Meeting, and also for their generosity in providing videos of our sessions.

A special thank you to Phillp Goodman, who recorded, produced and uploaded the videos.

You must be logged in to view the password details of the videos. Please visit the forums at

We switched up our next Southern California Maximo Users Group meeting. Join us at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)'s Flight Path Museum for our next meeting 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on May 9, 2013. (Note amended tour time).

If you are flying in for the meeting, please note there is No Transportation between the airport and the museum. You will need to take a taxi.

Along with Randy McDaniel, we would like to thank Micaela LeBlanc, Erin Henning, Vanessa Guzman, Angelia Simpson and the rest of the team at Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) for not only hosting the meeting, but also for providing a facilities tour of the airfield and the new Bradley West International Terminal after lunch.

NOTICE to Tour Attendees: Leather and closed toe shoes only  No high heels, No dresses or skirts


Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:30 am

Welcome and Introductions:
Randy McDaniel, UCLA and Micaela LeBlanc, LAWA

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Facilities Management initiative at Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)
Michael Feldman, LAWA

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Vendor Introductions and Break

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Inventory: A Case Study – SCMUG Member 10:30 am –11:30 am


11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Group Discussion: Preventative Maintenance
Bring your thoughts, your powerpoints, and your questions for this group discussion on PM. Some ideas: What's important, how to schedule and keeping up on backlogs

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Meeting Close and Prepare for Tour
Randy McDaniel, UCLA and Micaela LeBlanc, LAWA
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm

Facilities Tour
Airfield tour of LAX and a tour of the new Bradley West International Terminal

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The museum is located in the LAX Imperial Terminal on the airport’s south perimeter, 6661 W. Imperial Highway, Los Angeles, CA. At the end of the 105 Fwy, it is a right turn at the first red light when the 105 FWY ends. Admission and parking are free. For more information regarding the museum call (424) 646-7284 or visit the museum website


Special thanks to EDI, Jacobs, DataSplice, Solufy and Actuate for sponsoring our meeting.

Thank you for taking our survey of the November 1, 2012 meeting.

Have you taken our SCMUG survey yet? 

We want to know what you want to gain from our Maximo User Group meetings. 

Would you please take our short survey, and let us know a little more about you, and what topics you want covered in our meetings/workshops


Skip to toolbar