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RE: Assignment vs. Responsibilities Fields

Two additional relevant points that I think are worth mentioning . . . When assigning work using Work Group and Lead, the values displayed for Lead are people that belong to the Work Group - this is useful, enabling PM work orders to be defined for a Work Group and then finally assigned to...


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RE: Assignment vs. Responsibilities Fields

I like the answer from the other and your question opens a whole can of worms. Firstly, Maximo for ITSM and TAMIT is now IBM Control Desk. Essentially has Maximo under the covers, but a heap on top to support the IT world. Responsibility fields: As was noted about the history lesson, one thing...


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RE: Assignment vs. Responsibilities Fields

Your explanation is good but I would also put examples in the training material. Example 1: Person (patient) is on dialysis. Lead/supervisor is the nurse-in-charge. Assignment is to whomever is going to give the actual treatment. Example 2: Computer needs software updated. Owner is whomever...


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RE: Assignment vs. Responsibilities Fields

I think I'd approach it from a historical perspective, like this: From the early days of Maximo, the way work was doled out & tracked was by use of the Supervisor, Work Group, and/or Lead fields; and that's all that was available. Then came the era where they tried to implement &...


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Assignment vs. Responsibilities Fields

I am working with a client right now who is really struggling to understand the difference between Assigning work orders on the Assignments tab and designating ownership or a Lead, Supervisor, etc. in the Responsibilities fields. We are trying to put together an explanation for their training...



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RE: Job Plan and Work Order Tasks - yes or no?

I have used to work with Maximo from version 4 and it's updates (local and customized), so remembered how it was simple to compare plan vs actuals where was no item in JP module, but only in WO. Current approach which IBM turned on from version 6x is fairly clear from one point of view but...


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RE: Job Plan and Work Order Tasks - yes or no?

Hi, Anne. Our organization has used Maximo for several years, and we have only recently started using job plans on PM work. Many of our sites still prefer to list the tasks in the long description, which prints out in the work order details report. Some also attach checklists or SOPs. Completed...


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RE: Dynamic Job Plans in PM forcasting

Tom, Check out a new post by Kevin Egolf re: PM Forecasting. It sounds very much like what you are describing here and there is a gentleman who has a solution using conditional expressions (I believe). -- Anne Antonelli Technology Training & Consulting, Inc. --


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