Solufy's AKWIRE vScheduler for IBM Maximo is a user friendly, flexible and powerful planning and scheduling tool for preventive maintenance (PM) forecasting, organizing and prioritizing existing Work Orders and assigning tasks to your workforce, while showing you the availability of your resources.
The AKWIRE vScheduler is an extremely powerful tool that meets all your maintenance planning and scheduling needs for IBM Maximo. You will dramatically reduce the time needed to create a schedule with the user-friendly vScheduler.
A wise person once stated "Imitation is the best form of flattery".
The innovative solutions in AKWIRE have been so effective and popular among the Maximo community that we are not surprised that quite a few of them are being imitated or promised in other tools. We are flattered indeed.
|First seen in AKWIRE||Other Schedulers|
|Export to Outlook|
|End user Gantt layouts|
|Easy to add custom Maximo fields to Gantt view (column chooser)|
|Mass data editor|
|Undo and redo|
|Linking tasks (task to task as well as work order to work order)|
|Export to Excel|
|Custom craft requirements|
|Filter all columns in the Gantt using one field|
|Individual column filtering and sort on multiple columns|
|= Imitated or currently unavailable|
AKWIRE continues to maintain its innovative edge by constantly improving on our proven solutions for scheduling challenges in IBM Maximo.
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The best thing about Solufy is they understand planning and scheduling from a maintenance perspective rather than an IT perspective.
All too often, IT people think that if you plan a job for five hours, it should take five hours. IT-centric geared CMMS software is designed around perfect job plans and perfect schedules that are just not real life.Read more about this
AKWIRE helped to reduce our average TTR (Time To Repair) from 27 days to 7 days over a three-month implementation period equating to approximately $25M in savings (bringing on lost production). This was for Maximo priorities 1-7 and with a staff that was reduced by 40 percent. After the initial phase 1 was so successful, we formed a PIT (Process Improvement Team) and further reduced the TTR by an additional 20 percent.
I have no doubt that without AKWIRE and the incredible staff at Solufy support, we would not have been successful in this incredible feat.
I liked AKWIRE vScheduler over alternatives because the processing happens on a Citrix server vs utilizing CPU on the Maximo application servers.
I had heard and seen demos in the past that showed alternative solutions using a lot to process all this data. So to have it off loaded onto a different server, seemed like a better technical solution.Read more about this
I was shocked at the ease. Everything that he was showing us, scheduling-wise, it was so easy.
I told them what takes me hours, with this, I could do in no time. And it all writes back to Maximo.
The other programs that we were using in the past… nothing wrote back to Maximo so you would change things but it wouldn’t get back to Maximo.
The key to reduce our unplanned/emerging work and reduce maintenance costs is getting people on board with using AKWIRE visual suite for Maximo, by introducing more groups to AKWIRE and everything that it can do for us.Read more about this