The Spring 2017 Texas Maximo Users Group Meeting was hosted by the Lower Colorado River Authority in AUSTIN.

Where: Lower Colorado River Authority Service Center
3505 Montopolis Drive, Building A conference room
Austin, Texas 78744

May 23rd, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/texmug-spring-2017-austin-tickets-32270861014

Current Agenda:

Presentation by LCRA
User Acceptance Experience
Changing training needs based on new tech savvy work force
LCRA provides many vital services to Texans, including delivering electricity, managing the water supply and environment of the lower Colorado River basin, providing public recreation areas, and supporting community development

Presentation by Targa Resources
Standardizing the Maximo Work Management Process Across a Fleet
Outlining some of the necessary steps taken to make this happen.

Targa is a leading provider of midstream services and is one of the largest independent midstream energy companies in North America

Presentation / Discussion Group:
Maximo Start Centers – A Users Perspective
Lead by Denton Creek Wastewater Systems. 
Denton Creek’s use of the Start Center as users with a look at how the Start Center can be edited to enhance the users experience.
This state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant, located on a 48-acre tract of land north of Roanoke, first began treating wastewater flows in May 1990.  The Denton Creek Regional Wastewater System uses ultraviolet high-intensity light to disinfect wastewater flows and was one of the first wastewater treatment plants in Texas to use this process

Presentation / Discussion Group
Maximo Condition Monitoring & Tableau Visualization Integration
 Discussing how LCRA have begun revamping their condition monitoring program to align with their recently revised maintenance standards. Then taking the historical data and visualizing it within Tableau to help make more effective maintenance practices and the eventual ability to help  predict failures.

Presentation
Maximo Scheduler and Scheduler Plus Overview –
IBM

Sponsors: DataSplice, Solufy, Cohesive, CamCode and Maxgrip

TexMUG

Calpine will be hosting the next TexMug (Texas Maximo Users Group) meeting in Houston, TX.

Date:November 9, 2016
Time: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Where: 601 Travis (Travis Auditorium)

Agenda:
Introduction Tu Tran – TexMUG Chairman
Scott Schilling –  TexMUG Director
Maximo Integrations Framework-A look into Calpine’s MIF
Sridhar Makkapati – Calpine
Configuration and Use of Work Types in Work Orders for Safety Incident Tracking and Reporting As Utilized at Johnson Space Center
Allen Buford – Johnson Space Center
Managing Compliance in Maximo
Wayde J. Prejean – Kinder Morgan Inc.
Maximo Jeopardy-Discussion Group activity
Compete against your Maximo peers while learning tips and tricks about Maximo and Maximo concepts-Discussion Group activity
Leverage Automation Data to Drive Asset Improvement
James Seeber – IBM
Closing remarks Tu Tran – TexMUG Chairman
Scott Schilling – TexMUG Director
NOTE: There is a fee for parking at this building.

Sponsors: Cohesive SolutionsSolufy Information SystemsDataSplice

The Spring 2016 Texas Maximo Users Group Meeting was hosted by the Lower Colorado River Authority in AUSTIN.

Where: Lower Colorado River Authority Service Center
              3505 Montopolis Drive, Building A conference room
              Austin, Texas 78744

When:   Wednesday, January 27, 2016

AGENDA:

  • Maximo 7.6 Simulator and Maximo Training Update with Bid Data University: Rick White – IBM
  • Leveraging Maximo Locations, Assets and Specification Templates to Fit Your Needs: Sue Brashar – LCRA 
  • Leveraging Maximo Cost Management Application for Budget and Forecasting:  Pat Larmour, Calpine
  • LUNCH & Maximo 7.6 Training Simulation System available during Lunch (IBM)
  • City of AustinÂ’s Asset and Work Management System: Amy Johnson and Brad Tatum, City of Austin
  • Discussion Workshop: Analyzing all of that Asset Related Data and Work Types
Slide: http://maximousers.org/forums/texmugS16 (NOTE you must be logged in to see the links)
 
Sponsors: Cohesive Solutions, Solufy and DataSplice

When: May 20, 2015
Venue: Calpine Corporate Headquarters
Address: 717 Texas Avenue, Suite 1000, Houston, Texas
Registration: https://texmug-s15.eventbrite.com

Calpine hosted the TexMug (Texas Maximo Users Group) meeting in Houston, TX on May 20, 2015, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm at Calpine Corporate Headquarters, 717 Texas Avenue, Suite 1000 in Downtown Houston, Texas.

NOTE: There is a fee for parking at this building.

Meeting Agenda Topics:

  • Johnson Space Center Facility Scheduling
  • Implementation of the Maximo Safety Application 
  • Using Maximo as an External Data Source
  • Predictive Maintenance and Quality with Maximo
  • Asset Management Workshop
  • Ask the Experienced (Open Forum Maximo Q&A)

While we do not have an official hotel for out of town guests, the following locations are within walking distance:

Club Quarters, 720 Fannin Street Houston, TX, 77002
The Lancaster Hotel 701 Texas St Houston, TX, 77002

 

Sponsors: Cohesive Solutions, Solufy Information Systems, DataSplice

Presentation slides are now available: http://www.maximousers.org/forums/maximo-user-groups/texas-maximo-user-group/texmug-dallas-fall-14-slides
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When: October 23, 2014

Venue: Luminant Power Central Operations Facility
Address: 200 W. John Carpenter Freeway, Irving, TX 75039
 

This meeting, hosted by Luminant Power, is free of charge to associated Maximo users. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by our sponsors. 

Currently Planned:

  • Luminant: Inventory Optimization with Maximo Part II: Results of using Maximo to enable optimizing spare parts and outage consumables. Rob Crotty, Sr. Manager Materials and Inventory
  • Maximo Health,Safety, Enviromental (HSE) Discussion Workshop: Using Maximo HSE to operationalize Environmental Health & Safety programs
  • Energy Future Holdings: Supply Chain Online Catalogs Usage through Maximo: Clayton Thomas
  • Calpine Energy: Benefits of storing CTG operational attributes in Maximo and opportunities for lifecycle predictive analytics; Ziad Katrib – Calpine
  • Planning & Scheduling Discussion Workshop
  • IBM: Understanding Maximo Licensing. Andrew J Petersman
  • Luminant: Leveraging the Maximo Architecture to Manage Change and Data Integrity
  • Panel: Ask the Maximo Experts. Panel Members – Sridhar Makkapati / Ed Morris / Richard Almendarez 

 

 

Sponsors: DataSplice, Cohesive Information Solutions, and Solufy

Dynegy will be hosting the next TexMug (Texas Maximo Users Group) meeting in Houston, TX on May 21, 2014

WEDNESDAY, Chase Towers: Our meeting will be hosted by Dynegy, and will be held at the Chase Center at 600 Travis Street, in downtown Houston, Texas. 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
NOTE: Parking is $25 at the Chase Center. We recommend finding a lot and walking in, and/or carpooling.

While we do not have an official hotel for out of town guests, the following locations are within walking distance:

Club Quarters, 720 Fannin Street Houston, TX, 77002 
The Lancaster Hotel 701 Texas St Houston, TX, 77002

PRESENTATIONS:

IBM Maximo Scheduler, 
Vikul Banta, Product Manager, Maximo Scheduler,
 Lori Pilgrim, Sr. Software Technical Professional, IBM

Planning and Executing a Successful Maximo Conversion Using Lean Thinking
Rob Crotty, Sr. Manager Materials and Inventory, Luminant Energy

Upgrading to Maximo 7.5, 
Tom Lawson, Director, Asset Systems, Dynegy

Microsoft SSRS Reporting from Maximo 
Sharad Kumar, DBA, PAE Inc, Johnson Space Center

Enhanced Work Order Management
Dustin Ford, OXY Permian EOR Integrated Systems Solutions
Johnny Vargas, OXY Permian EOR Integrated Systems Solutions

 


SOLD OUT: THURSDAY, Gulruth Center: The second day of training, provided free of charge to end users by Ontracks Consulting, will be at the JSC Gulruth Center, on Space Center Boulevard, May 22, 2014. Parking is free

While we do not have an official hotel for out of town guests, the following locations are within walking distance:TRAINING:

Courtyard by Marriott Houston NASA/Clear Lake 18100 Saturn Ln Houston, TX, 77058

  • Maximo Integration Framework (MIF) one day express training.
     

We encourage you to attend both, but welcome you if you can only attend one event.

Register today: https://texmug-s14.eventbrite.com

The next TexMUG will be held November 14, 2013 in Houston at Calpine from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Don’t forget to register today!

Agenda:

Welcome – Message from Chairman Tu Tran – Chairman, TexMUG
TexMUG updates / Attendee Introductions  Scott Schilling – TexMUG Director
End user perspective on tracking of Capital assets, Inventory, Purchases and Tracking spend using Maximo   Presenter – Conor Farrell / Calpine
Networking Break 
Fall Arrest System project Presenter – Allen Buford – Johnson Space Center
Networking Break
Capital Project Management with Maximo Presenter – Russ Anderton
Maximo Licensing Presenter – Jason Luke – Kinder Morgan
Lunch: Thank you to our Sponsors:
DataSplice |  Solufy | Cohesive Information Systems
Open Forum Subjects in Maximo by Maximo Experts Lead by – Tu Tran / Sridhar Makkapati / Graham Drinkwater / Russ Anderton 
 Planning Ahead / Close Tu Tran Chairman / Scott Schilling TexMug Director
Date: November 14, 2013
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location:Calpine Corporation
                 717 Texas Avenue, Suite 1000
                  Houston TX. (10th Floor)
 

The April 16th 2013 meeting of the Texas Maximo Users Group (TexMUG) was held April 16, at NASA's Johnson Space Center.

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If you have not registered, you may do so here: http://maximousers.org/user/register

Presentations from the meeting can be found here:
http://maximousers.org/forums/maximo-user-groups/texas-maximo-user-group/texmug-april-16-2013-ppts

 

We were treated to a tour of JSC.

There were also many great presentations. Thanks to everyone who helped make this meeting a success!

 

The next TexMUG will be held April 16 at the Gilruth Center’s Lone Star Room, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Register today: http://texmugapr2013.eventbrite.com

Our sponsors are also offering a standard NASA tram tour of the Johnson Space Center following the meeting.  Please let us know if you’ll be able to join us!

 Continental Breakfast,
TexMUG Objective and
Attendee Introductions

Tu Tran – TexMUG Chairperson
Scott Schilling – TexMUG Director
Joe Hayes and Scott Guzman – Facility Host
8:00 a.m. –  8:15 a.m.
Tu Tran and
 Sridhar Makkapati 
Calpine
Effectively Maintaining Rotating Assets
(Turbine Blade Management)
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m
 

Break
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Allen Buford 
NASA
Using Maximo to Present Maintenance Data for SCADA System Alarm Management
9:15 a.m – 10:00 a.m.
George Gutierrez
Pasadena Refining 
Learning Maximo from the bottom up (?)
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Corey King
Air Liquide
The big upgrade: Maximo 4x to 7.1
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Rob Crotty
Luminent
Optimizing Inventory Using
Asset and Inventory Data
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Working Lunch
Thank you to our Sponsors:
DataSplice |  Actuate  |  Banetti | Solufy
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
 IBM Cloud Computing   – Scott Dickerson.
Wayde Prejean
Kinder Morgan
Maximo Assets: Beyond the Basics
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
 

Planning Ahead and Close
Tu Tran – TexMUG Chairman
Scott Schilling – TexMug Director
Joe Hayes – Facility Host
1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
NASA Tram Tour
Johnson Space Center
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Register today: http://texmugapr2013.eventbrite.com

Thank you to our sponsors for breakfast, lunch and the tram tour:  DataSpliceSolufy, Banetti and Actuate 

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