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Manufacturers can now track equipment through its life cycle, regardless of its location in the world, using an upgrade of the Maximo maintenance system released last week by Project Software & Development Inc. (PSDI).
PSDI's Maximo 3.0 features new global inventory management and an Asset Modeling function designed to give manufacturers more control for tracking equipment use and costs. It works by allowing the user to create a multidimensional view from any location to analyze the potential effect of making a change to one component or piece of equipment, a level of detail not available in previous releases of the software.
For example, a user could analyze the …