5 Steps to a Successful InterConnect 2015

February 11, 2015 Stacey Miller


It's hard to believe that InterConnect 2015 (the conference formerly known as IBM Pulse) will be here in less than 2 weeks.  Wondering how to make it a success for you and your business?  Over the next several days, we'll share our "best kept secrets" to making InterConnect a success!

And don't forget to visit Interloc @ Booth P4!


Attend these best practice Interloc-Client Sessions

There's nothing more worthwhile than learning from your peers.  Interloc is pleased to have several clients presenting this year  on upgrades, best practices, and mobility – whether your industry is Rail, Aviation, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Utilities, or Health Care/Life Sciences - we've got you covered!  Just log on to the agenda portal and add these sessions to your schedule.

Airport MUG: Maximo Soars to New Heights in the Aviation and Airport Industry - 5303A 
Sunday, 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM - Mandalay Bay, Lagoon D
Rick Bain (Spirit Aerosystems), Renea' Ghassedi (Reno Tahoe Airport), David Dawson (Interloc)

Mobile Applications for Maximo That Exceed All Your Business Needs - 6583A
Monday, 01:30 PM - 01:50 PM - Mandalay Bay, Solution EXPO Theater 
Jason VenHuizen (Interloc)

IBM Maximo 7.6: Time to Upgrade? - 6577A 
Monday, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Mandalay Bay, South Pacific Ballroom D  
Greg Hoile (Interloc)

Rethinking Maximo Mobility: Insight from Leading Utilities Customers - 4496A
Wednesday, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Mandalay Bay, South Pacific Ballroom D
Brad Vannote/DeeDee Washington (Oglethorpe Power), John McGregor (Cenovus Energy), Sridhar Makkapati (Calpine Corporation), Jason VenHuizen (Interloc)

Maximo for Transportation: Reliability Matters for BART and Amtrak - 4509A
Wednesday, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Mandalay Bay, South Pacific Ballroom D 
John McCormick (BART), Chester Schmitt (Amtrak), Greg Hoile (Interloc)

Maximo at Lifespan: When Asset Management Is a Matter of Patient Safety - 4851A 
Wednesday, 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM - Mandalay Bay, South Pacific Ballroom C 
Shyue-Ling Chen (Lifespan), Judy Cabral (Lifespan)



Take IBM Certification Tests

Did you know that as a registered InterConnect attendee, you can take one software certification test or one hardware certification tests at InterConnect 2015 at no charge (pending availability)? And each subsequent test is just $50!  Check out the Certifications available here.

Do yourself a favor. Accelerate insight. Improve skills. Get certified now.

Secret #3 Ask Interloc your tough Maximo questions, see innovative Mobile Informer demos, and use our brand new online Interloc Resource Hub 

You love Maximo but you have questions.  Maybe it's whether you should upgrade to Maximo 7.6.  Maybe it's regarding Performance Tuning.  Or, maybe it's around whether you should look at taking your Maximo Mobile.

You are in luck! Stop by Booth P4 and ask our consultants your tough Maximo questions. From upgrade, to performance, to business process and beyond, we'll have someone on hand that can answer your toughest Maximo questions.

We'll also  be showcasing our award winning Mobile Informer, the only online/offline mobile solution for Maximo that is native to Maximo and native to the device.  Validated by IBM by being named a Beacon Award finalist in 2013 and 2015, find out why we say "Mobile Informer can do that.  

Want to meet with an Interloc Consultant one-on-one, click on the button below.

Meet with Interloc @ InterConnect 2015

Secret #4 Attend Interloc's Client Appreciation Night

After the Solution Expo closes on Monday at 8:30 p.m., head on over to the Franklin Lounge in the Delano Lobby - just a few "short" steps from the Solution Expo!  Have a few drinks on us and meet the Interloc team.  

As a special appreciation for our Clients, we'll be continuing the Maximo discussion in a more intimate setting.  Whether you are looking to discuss Maximo upgrades, integrations or expansion with IBM Control Desk (formerly SCCD), we'll have someone there you can chat with.  This is an RSVP event and space is limited.  So please RSVP below.

RSVP for Interloc's Client Night!

Secret #5 Rock out to AeroSmith

Where else can you get the best in Maximo content and go see rock legends, like Aerosmith?  That's right ONLY at InterConnect 2015!

You won't want to miss this exclusive concert.  Be sure to bring your full InterConnect conference badge or dev@InterConnect Wednesday add-on badge to the event. The band will play iconic hits like Dream On, Sweet Emotion, Crazy and Livin' on the Edge.

Special Secret #6 Don't Miss the Sunday Maximo User Groups!

Be sure to get to Vegas early enough on Sunday to attend the Industry Specific Maximo User Groups!  From Utilities to Life Sciences to Facilities to Oil & Gas and more, like-minded Maximo professionals will be meeting from 1 pm - 4 pm to discuss topics specific to their industry.  All meetings are in the Mandalay Bay.

  • Airport MUG - Lagoon D
  • Facilities Maintenance MUG - Lagoon A
  • Life Sciences MUG - Lagoon C
  • Manufacturing MUG - Lagoon F
  • Maximo Utility Working Group - Lagoon A
  • Oil & Gas MUG - Lagoon G
  • Transportation MUG - Lagoon E 

With over 100 Maximo focused sessions, an all-star lineup of guest speakers, certification testing opportunities, and an awesome rock show, InterConnect is an event not to be missed.  It's not too late to register; we hope to see YOU there!

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