Chad StringerLead Technical Consultant

I have 18 years of Maximo experience from installations, upgrades, data loading, process improvement consultation, and all around system usage. I have over 20 years of experience in the IT industry including data ETL, warehousing, process control systems, system administration, and much more.

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Maximo Automation Scripting – Keep it Simple

Recently I was tasked with making one of 3 fields mandatory on a Maximo application. Doesn’t sound like rocket science, and in the past, my first thought would have been to work out a fun and complicated set of Conditional Expressions. Then I got to thinking, wouldn’t it be easier to just do an If-then […]

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Maximo MXLoader – Data Loading

As I continue my series on Maximo Data Loading, I move to another tool I have turned to many times, the Maximo MXLoader. This was developed by Bruno Portaluri while he was at IBM. As of February 2018, he is no longer with IBM, but his tool still holds a lot of value and is […]

Perficient Named One of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Indiana

As a somewhat new employee to Perficient, it was very cool to find out that Perficient has been named to the Indiana “Best Places to Work” list for 2018 by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies group. As a remote (work from home) employee, it is often difficult to get involved in ‘office’ […]

Maximo Application Data Import Export – Data Loading

In this first part of my Maximo Data Loading series, I will cover the Maximo Application Data Import Export functionality. This is great functionality that was introduced in version 7.5, and many today still do not utilize it’s functionality. This allows you to go into any Maximo application, and export data from a query or […]

Perficient is at IBM Think with Must-Attend Sessions

If you’re attending IBM Think this week, check out Perficient at Booth #550. Talk to our experts and find out all the ways we can assist you in moving forward in the digital world. We also have six sessions for the week! Join Our IBM Think Sessions We have a great lineup of sessions for […]

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Maximo Hover Dialogs – How to Modify Fields

As clients look to extend and refine the use of Maximo, one of the useful newer tools is the Maximo hover dialog information. They are not difficult to modify and can give you a quick way to view the items that are important to your business. To get started, we will first take a look […]

Maximo – Receipts Flat File Export

The Task Recently I was tasked with creating a flat file export (csv) when receipt transactions are completed on POs within Maximo 7.6. I started as I would any integration, by looking through the Object Structures, Publish Channels, and External systems. I could not get a file to generate, and with the MXRECEIPT object structure […]

Maximo Public Query Best Practices Part 2 – Do it right!

In my last post on public queries, I talked about problems with some of the current setups of Maximo users public query management. As a Maximo system administrator, there are ways to manage this, but user training is often the number one way to get his right. Teach them to not use the Public Query […]

Maximo Public Query Best Practices – or How I Would Do It

It’s happened in more places and implementations than I can count. A client uses Maximo, and a user, we’ll call him Bob, comes up with some great and useful queries. The easiest way to share it? Make it PUBLIC! This is great that Bob can share the query with everyone that uses Maximo. And then […]

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Video: IBM Maximo 7.6.0.9 Work Centers and Inspections

Earlier this month I put together a quick video about IBM Maximo Work Centers and Inspections in Maximo 7.6.0.9. This was a follow-up from a previous presentation on Maximo 7.6.0.8 I had delivered at the IMUG (Indianapolis Maximo Users Group) before all of the pieces became fully functional. Check out this short video or open […]