Solution Overview

IBM Maximo Production Optimization Solution uses insights from plant floor data to maximize the manufacturing performance.


It uses advanced machine learning and AI techniques to learn continuously from plant equipment and processes to identify areas of loss, predict inefficiencies, and advise the operators on the right actions that would maximize throughput while reducing cost and waste.


It surfaces hidden relationships and improvements that could save millions annually. Production Optimization is part of the Maximo family and integrates seamlessly with EAM systems. It offers deployment flexibility supporting both SaaS and on-prem.

Customer Challenges

Unplanned downtime can be the most significant factor affecting overall equipment effectiveness. Estimates indicate approximately 89% of machinery failures are random, yet many organizations still practice "run to fail" or "time based maintenance."


Even in a thriving company cost of poor quality is estimated to be 10 to 15 % of operations. The earlier quality problems are identified in the manufacturing process the greater positive impact on overall equipment effectiveness and cost savings.


Quick Points of Customer Challenges:


  • Lack of Predictive visibility into potential availability, quality, and performance constraints.
  • Production losses and throughput to potential.
  • No historic data and expert objective models.
  • baselining and comparing process variables and predictions from different assets and processes.
  • Unable to analyze equipment data and maintenance records to predict equipment failure.
  • Energy level of variances the plant experiences.


Features and Benefits

  • Harness the expertise of your most skilled operators
  • Supports on-premises vs as-a-service deployment flexibility
  • Unlock insights hidden in your plant floor data
  • Fast deployment with pre-built analytic models and templates
  • Monitors a variety of KPIs and process variables
  • Out-of-the-box integration
  • Enables companies to scale and adapt quickly to changing business needs without compromising security, privacy or risk levels when using IBM cloud offerings.

  • Type of Asset
    Worker, Plant Machinery
  • Purpose
    Equipment Monitoring, OEE Optimization, Predictive Maintenance
  • Connectivity
    Wired, WiFi
Products Included


Limited capability and capacity that is ideal for targeted usecases and proof-of-concepts,
Up to 5 assets,Up to 5 input variables per asset,Assets are a machine or group of machines that deliver the process being monitored or optimized


Flexible pricing based on number of assets and complexity of deployment.Per asset pricing,Complexity based on number of input variables and data points per asset,Assets are a machine or group of machines that deliver the process being monitored or optimized


On-premises deployment in your own data centers using IBM Private Cloud.
Per asset pricing, Includes fixed installation fee, Assets are a machine or group of machines that deliver the process being monitored or optimized, Hardware requirements apply

Vendors Included


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