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How to Learn Maximo for Free

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    Maximo is an enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management software (CMMS). It helps automate all of the maintenance aspects for any industrial operation, that includes; equipment history, scheduling, preventive maintenance, work orders, labor and expense tracking, procurement and reporting.

    Learning Maximo is very helpful for maintenance engineers, technicians, operation managers working in a production environment. This post will concentrate on using and administering Maximo only so other aspects of Maximo (e.g. developing for Maximo) won’t be covered.

    The aim of this post is to present and compare between free online sources that beginners can rely on to start learning Maximo, the sources stated in this post are full-structured courses that beginners can follow along.

    If you just want the bottom line (the road map to learn Maximo) and you don’t wish to read the entire article then go to the “Bottom Line” section at the end of the article.

    Getting Started with Maximo from Scratch

    Projetech YouTube Channel

    Projetech YouTube Channel is the first free online outlet where beginners can start learning Maximo online through video tutorials. The playlist entitled “Start Center” is the best playlist for beginner to start from.

    Structure: The playlist entitled “Start Center” is divided into 6 video lessons, each video lesson covers a certain topic in Maximo that helps beginners get started with the software.

    Interface: Standard YouTube channel.

    2 - projetech youtube channel maximo trainingNow, the pros and cons:

    Pros

    1. Free.
    2. The training is well-structured and organized for beginners.

    Cons

    1. advanced topics aren’t covered, that won’t be a problem for beginners.

    Verdict: This is the best outlet for beginners to start learning Maximo online through video tutorials.

    IBM Maximo Tutorial Blog

    IBM Maximo Tutorial Blog is the second free online outlet where beginners can start learning Maximo online through a text based tutorial. Beginners don’t have to register to have access to the training.

    Structure: The training is divided into 6 tutorials, each tutorial covers certain topics in Maximo.

    Interface: The interface is simple just click on the lesson you’re interested in and you’ll be directed to the page where the video resides.

    https://i0.wp.com/howtolearn.me/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/3-IBM-Maximo-tutorial-blog.png?resize=420%2C281&ssl=1Now, the pros and cons:

    Pros

    1. Free.
    2. The training is well-structured for beginners.

    Cons

    1. The training covers an old release of Maximo.

    Verdict: This is a good outlet for beginners to start learning Maximo online through a text based tutorial.

    Bottom Line

    The recipe for learning Maximo:

    1. Projetech YouTube Channel is the best outlet for beginners to start learning Maximo through video tutorials.
    2. IBM Maximo Tutorial Blog is the best outlet for beginners to start learning Maximo through a text-based tutorials.

    Remember that the first step is always the toughest step, and the aim of this post is to provide you with resources that will help you take your first step in learning Maximo.