Alter attribute LABEL dynamically

Under WOTRACK, and making use of REMDUR field (repurposed to capture DOWNTIME hours directly on the work order record).... Assumptions: (1) There is a PRIORITIZATION scheme that says PRIORITY 1 & 3 are assets that have experienced downtime; … Read More

Labor Actuals – sometimes you get a ZERO value

The user accidentally entered this value. Normally the Maximo screen (work order actuals or LabTrans) will capture the Starttime and Endtime and automatically populate the RegularHrs field. But sometimes you discover a zero - which means no linecost … Read More

Utilizing a field called SITEVISIT

Tip for the Day: On the SR object there is a field titled SITEVISIT. It is not on the WORKORDER table. Many client site/industries have a process where ... in order for the work to get started, the maintenance tech must first perform a site … Read More

Poor Man Scheduling

Assumptions/understandings: There are many ways to “schedule work”. Smaller organizations however sometimes need simpler methods. This particular technique allows one to quickly see (-by work order count-) who is over-loaded (or not). This is … Read More

Work Order Completions and Feedback Process

The concept of "quick reporting" is good for some, but in order to create a true knowledge base a lot more information is required (i.e. for reliability centered maintenance). Given: a work order exists. And a short description describing the … Read More