The Fall 2015  NorCalMUG meeting was held at the California State Railroad Museum in old town Sacramento.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

8:30 am to 3:30 (and social hour 3:30 to 4:30 pm)

California State Railroad Museum
125 “I” Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Continental Breakfast – Reception Networking
 East Theatre –  / Agenda / NorCalMUG updates / Host & Venue introduction Scott Schilling – NorCalMUGBay Director
Rick Crory – NorCalMUG Sacramento Founder
CA State Parks Railroad Museum

Discussion Workshop: “Effectively Capturing Asset Details”

  • Building Location ID Hierarchies
  • Use of Asset Hierarchies
  • Capturing Asset Specifications
  • Building to Fit the Business
  • Use of Multiple Systems 
Group Discussion
Networking Break Break
 Discussion Workshop: “Making Maximo Work in Your Organization”

  • Setting up Routes, Preventative Maintenance, Defining Job Plans, Master PMs
  • Use of Work Flow for Process Streamlining and automating Quality Assurance
  • Implementing Automation: Conditional Processing, Escalations, Automation Scripting
Group Leader – Rick White IBM

Discussion Workshop: “Work Types Key Foundation of Asset Performance”

  • Importance of Work Types in Maximo
  • How Many Work types?
  • Measuring Maintenance Effectiveness
  • Reporting Maintenance Costs
Group Discussion
LUNCH & Maximo 7.6 test drive simulators available from IBM Thank you to our Sponsors:
DataSplice | Solufy | IBM 

Paradigm Shift: “Evolving from a Reactive to a Predictive Asset Management Activity Model”

  • Demonstration: Integrating IBM’s Predictive Maintenance workflow into the Maximo User Experience.
  • Operationalizing Predictive Insights
  • Migrating from a Reactive to Predictive PM Strategy
  • Optimizing field resource personnel by job and PM category
Group Leader – Noah Kusz IBM

Discussion Workshop: “Analyzing all of that Asset Related Data”

  • Analytics / Life Cycle Analysis
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Dashboards
  • Use of Free Cognos Analytic Reports
  • Third Party Analysis Services
Group Discussion
 Discussion Workshop: “Keeping Asset Management Simple”

  • Remember the User while Implementing Maximo
  • Don’t implement more asset details than your end users are going to be able to populate
  • Know the Requirements of Your Asset Management Objectives
  • Remember the upfront investment in populating hierarchies (locations, assets, failure) and specifications
  • Only implement what you need
  • Do not gather data for which you have no use
  • Streamlining Data Input (screen optimization and basic automation)
Group Discussion
Close/Social hour sponsored by IBM and/or Railroad museum self guided tour  Coconut Grove / Railroad Museum               

Discussion Workshop – Expanding Beyond the Maximo Asset Management Base

  • Incorporating Configuration Management, spatial, linear, scheduling Maximo add-ons and 3rd Party Products
  • Steam lining data input with Maximo Interface Framework, mobile, etc.
  • Electronic Data gathering
Group Discussion

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided by our sponsors. This meeting is free of charge to associated Maximo users.

Link to the California Railroad Museum:

Sponsors: IBM, SolufyDataSplice