ValuD: The year 2016 in review


As we close out 2016, it’s exciting to look back and see the tremendous growth we’ve had this past year. From launching MobilD, the latest in IBM TRIRIGA mobility, to expanding our offerings with Maximo and the Internet of Things, we have strengthened our presence across the industry. Each milestone has been a part of ValuD’s long-term vision to expand our offerings beyond IBM TRIRIGA as we continue our journey to become the premier IBM partner offering IWMS, EAM and IoT solutions…

As we enter into 2017, we share our highlights from the past year:

The investment in Motors@Work: We began the year by venturing into the Internet of Things (IoT) – one of the hottest areas in the industry today. ValuD invested in Motors@Work LLC, a pioneer in motor and pump-driven system energy optimization and has provided product development, marketing and sales services.  Motors@Work™ is a multi-tenant, SaaS solution that leverages Department of Energy best practices and patent-pending technology to optimize motors and pumps performance and helps customers save up to 30% in energy costs.  With our December release, we have greatly increased the capabilities of the solution, including pre-built integrations with Maximo and the IBM Bluemix / Watson IoT platform…

We launched MobilD (Mobility Delivered), which was designed exclusively for IBM TRIRIGA. Developed by our in-house engineers at ValuD, MobilD bridges the gap between field work and desktop use with features like Self-Service Requests, Approvals and Work Order Management. We have already successfully deployed our mobility solution and welcome the opportunity to set up demos for you or your clients…

The growth of our educational offerings: ValuD has had an exceptional year with our educational initiatives with clients taking advantage of our training breadth. Some notable training clients include Pfizer, Johns Hopkins University-Applied Physics Lab, Flextronics, and Microsoft. Our new Lease Accounting course is in high demand. The two-day course is geared towards Lease Administrators and Lease Accountants who want to better understand and use the system given the new FASB standards. ValuD is looking forward to continuing its reputation in 2017 as the IBM TRIRIGA Training Academy with exciting new offerings on the horizon…

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UX: Does anyone know if a Space Assessment user guide exists?


I wanted to reach out to the group to see if anyone knows if a user guide exists on how to use this UX Space Assessment module. I am a trainer and wanted to know if something exists before I create a guide myself.

You can find Space Assessment information in UX Article 4: “Navigating UX“.

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ValuD: Providing a full IBM TRIRIGA training catalog


[Updated 02.06.17]

ValuD provides a full IBM TRIRIGA catalog, which covers the individual applications as well as the TRIRIGA platform, administration, and reporting. In addition, courses can be tailored to meet specific training needs, or more-closely align to specific customizations in a client installation.

Course Name ValuD Code IBM Code
TRIRIGA 360 VTA360
IBM TRIRIGA Navigation & User Preferences VTA001
IBM TRIRIGA Portfolio LT (Best Practices) VTA002 TOS26
IBM TRIRIGA Portfolio Administration VTAS26 TOS26
IBM TRIRIGA RE Lease Abstraction VTA531-LA TA531
IBM TRIRIGA RE Contract Management VTA531 TA531
IBM TRIRIGA RE Transaction Management VTA541 TA541
IBM TRIRIGA RE Lease Accounting VTA532
IBM TRIRIGA Space Reservation Requests VTA561-SR TA561
IBM TRIRIGA Space Allocations VTA561-SA TA561
IBM TRIRIGA Space Move Management VTA561-MM TA561
IBM TRIRIGA Strategic Facilities Planning VTA561-SF
IBM TRIRIGA CAD Integrator VTA580
IBM TRIRIGA Capital Projects VTA521 TA521
IBM TRIRIGA Request Management VTA511-HD TA511
IBM TRIRIGA Work Task Management VTA511-WP TA511
IBM TRIRIGA Preventive Maintenance VTA511-PM TA511
IBM TRIRIGA Inventory & Purchasing VTA515
IBM TRIRIGA Environmental Management VTA550 TA550
IBM TRIRIGA Facility Condition Assessment VTA590
IBM TRIRIGA Application Administrator VTA611 TA611
IBM TRIRIGA Application Developer VTA701 TA701
IBM TRIRIGA System Administration VTA710
IBM TRIRIGA Ad-Hoc Reporting VTA620
IBM TRIRIGA BIRT Reporting VTA630
IBM TRIRIGA WPM VTA640

[Admin: This post is related to the 05.12.15 post about the TRIRIGA training paths to certification.]

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ValuD recognized on Inc. 5000 list for a second straight year


Inc. magazine today ranked ValuD Consulting #1078 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. ValuD’s ranking improved from the last year‘s ranking of #1455. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment — independent small businesses…

In the last 18 months, ValuD has opened a new training center, released a mobility application (MobilD), invested and partnered with a leading Internet of Things (IoT) provider (Motors@Work), expanded its global reach and continues to add additional headcount to the already impressive team. This has resulted in ValuD being the fastest growing specialized IWMS solution provider for the past two years…

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How do you get certification in TRIRIGA application development?


Is there an IBM TRIRIGA application development certification that I can take? Are there any training resources or study materials or mock tests available before I can take the final exam for the certification?

I hope these links help!

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ValuD: Training for IBM TRIRIGA Facilities (Space) Management


ValuD Course Code: VTA561
IBM Course Code: TA561
Duration: 3 days
Mode: Classroom or Virtual training
Price: $2,600

In this course, you will learn how to best capture, track, and manage spaces. Optional third day is available for the Reservation capabilities or Strategic Facility Planning (SFP) capabilities that can be used in conjunction with the IBM TRIRIGA Space Management module.

This is an intermediate-level course geared towards anyone working with the IBM TRIRIGA Space Management module and looking to leverage the IBM TRIRIGA Reserve Management or Strategic Facility Planning (SFP) module. It is ideal for Space Planners, Move Managers, Move Project Managers, Reservation Coordinators, and anyone else involved in Space Management.

Overview

The intent of this course is to educate participants about the IBM TRIRIGA Space Management module

To sign up or learn more about this training, see the full course details here.

[Admin: This post is related to the 05.13.16 post about ValuD training for ad-hoc reporting, the 04.04.16 post about ValuD training for Application Developer, and the 01.29.16 post about ValuD training for BIRT reporting.]

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Are you interested in presenting at TRIMAX 2016 in October?


We are currently seeking customers who are willing to share their TRIRIGA or Maximo experience. If your organization has a use case that you would like to present to the TRIMax community, please consider submitting a nomination for a session presenter role. Here are the nomination requirements:

  • Presentation Title: Draft is fine
  • Abstract: 200 words maximum
  • Biography: 100 words maximum

The deadline to submit your TRIMax abstracts has been extended to Friday, June 10. Nominations should be sent to Tina Scott (tinas@us.ibm.com) no later than Friday, June 10 at 5:00 pm Eastern Time. Let us know if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you at TRIMax 2016!

TRIMax User Group is the only combined TRIRIGA and Maximo User Group. This conference provides a forum where participants can share knowledge and learn from other TRIRIGA and Maximo clients, business partners, and IBMers. Attendees can expect to hear client use cases along with product updates and roadmap sessions. Additionally, many of IBM’s valued partners will be available to discuss how to maximize your investment in these solutions.

Last year, we had nearly 350 attendees, over 46 presentations of product and technical information, customer panels and use cases, and business partner presentations. This year, we’re expecting 500+ attendees, with even more presentations, to be run in several tracks, plus certification and training options. Make sure you block your calendar and look for more information soon. Please visit the TRIMax User Group website for additional details. Contact Liz Ruana (Liz.Ruana@trmnet.com) or Tina Scott (tinas@us.ibm.com) with any questions.

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[Admin: This post is related to the 03.14.16 post about TRIMAX 2016 on October 26-28 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.]

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