News and Events Archive

News and Events Archive

September 15, 2016. Ontracks Consulting Earns Ranking on the 2016 PROFIT 500 for a Third Consecutive Year

For the third year in a row, Ontracks Consulting has been ranked by Canadian Business and PROFIT as one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies, the prominent Canada-based media entities recognizing the leading North American implementer of IBM Maximo products and operational improvement firm for its strategic asset management system implementations, consulting and training solutions. The announcement comes on the heels of Ontracks opening a new office in Edmonton in addition to being named one of Alberta Venture’s top 50 fastest-growing companies.

Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 500 list profiles the country’s most successful growth organizations. A joint venture between Canada’s premier media brands, the PROFIT 500 is published in the October issue of Canadian Business and online at Ontracks Consulting made the 2016 PROFIT 500 roster based on a five-year revenue growth of 339%, placing 177th on the list.

“Companies become part of the PROFIT 500 through innovative thinking, smart strategy and sheer grit,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-Chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “These firms demonstrate what Canadian entrepreneurs can achieve, both at home and across the globe.”

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September 21, 2015. Ontracks Consulting Earns Ranking on the 2015 PROFIT 500 for a Second Consecutive Year

Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Ontracks Consulting No. 122 on the 27th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

This marks the second consecutive year that Ontracks Consulting, a leading implementer of IBM Maximo Enterprise Asset Management Software and an operational improvement firm, has made the PROFIT 500 list achieving a five-year revenue growth of 565%.
“The PROFIT 500 represent the highest tier of entrepreneurialism in Canada,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “They should be lauded for the positive economic contributions they’ve made to their communities—and the entire country. They are examples of what can be accomplished with innovation, discipline and determination.”

“We are honoured to once again be recognized as one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies,” says Craig Mackenzie, Principal at Ontracks Consulting. “Our continued growth and client referrals give us affirmation that we deliver real value to our diverse clients,” he says. “We are very proud to have earned this achievement as it is a testament to the strength, dedication and hard work of our entire team,” he adds.

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March 4, 2015. Ontracks Consulting Named Top IBM Maximo Commercial Reseller in 2014

Ontracks Consulting, a leading implementer of IBM Maximo, announced today that it was recognized by IBM as a top reseller of IBM Maximo Enterprise Asset Management Software in North America for commercial accounts in 2014.

“Ontracks results in 2014 are a reflection of their commitment to Maximo, their top tier consulting staff, and their ability to successfully collaborate with our broad ecosystem of customers and partners”, says Matt Simmons, IBM Maximo Channel Manager.
Since its inception in 2007, Ontracks, an IBM Premier Business Partner, has grown to be a leader in its field, providing Maximo consulting services to clients in oil and gas, utilities, manufacturing, transportation and government sectors. With the latest distinction as a top Maximo reseller for commercial accounts in North America, Ontracks continues to strengthen its relationship with IBM, the world leader in enterprise systems.

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December 10, 2014. Introducing the new Maximo 7.6 – see it first at our webcast

On December 12, IBM will release the next version of its Enterprise Asset Management software – Maximo 7.6. Some of the anticipated updates include enhanced mobility, powerful analytics and a redesigned user interface. See a live demo of the new Maximo 7.6 during our webcast on Tuesday, December 16, 2014.

September 10, 2014. Register for a webcast: Creating BIRT Reports for IBM Maximo

Join us on Tuesday, September 30 for a free Maximo webinar on building BIRT reports. In this presentation, we will review the various features of the BIRT Designer – an Eclipse-based tool that can be integrated with Maximo and used to develop new reports or modify existing Maximo reports.

July 30, 2014. Join us at the Canadian Maximo User Group Meeting in Calgary, September 3-4, 2014.

We are very excited to invite you to the Canadian Maximo User Group Meeting in Calgary, AB on September 3-4, 2014. The meeting will be held at the beautiful Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire hotel located in Downtown Calgary. This year CanMUG will again provide compelling Maximo end-user presentations and training workshops, as well as the opportunity to collaborate and share best practices with over 140 Maximo users and professionals. Register now to take advantage of the Early Bird Rate.

July 15, 2014. Register for a webcast: Migration Manager Overview

Join us on Wednesday, July 30 for a free Maximo webinar on Migration Manager. In this presentation, we will review how to plan, build and then move Migration Packages.

June 18, 2014: Maximo Webcast: Maximo Scheduler 7.5.2 Overview

Join us on Wednesday, June 18 for a free Maximo webinar on Maximo Scheduler and Graphical Assignment 7.5.2. In this presentation, we will review how Maximo Scheduler 7.5.2 can help planners forecast upcoming work and assess long term resource requirements.

May 15, 2014: Maximo Workflow Fundamentals Webcast

Join us on Wednesday, May 21 for a free Maximo webinar on Fundamentals of Maximo Workflow. In this presentation, we will cover the basic building blocks of Maximo workflow, and outline how they can be arranged together to form an effective tool for managing your business.

Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM (MST)/ 9:00 AM PST

May 1, 2014 – Join us at CanMUG in Toronto

Join Ontracks at the first CanMUG meeting in Toronto on May 28-29, 2014.

The Toronto CanMUG is a two-day event, which consists of user presentations, an open forum/roundtable, a networking session and an optional training workshop. The Canadian Maximo User Group (CanMUG) is a national community of like-minded Maximo users and professionals engaged in helping each other find new and better ways to solve problems and achieve business goals. The CanMUG was originally started in 2002 in Western Canada (operating as the WCMUG) and was expanded to include all of Canada in 2013. The group was started to help users connect and to provide a forum to exchange ideas and knowledge amongst users.

April 16, 2014 – Maximo Fleet User Group

The registration is open for the Maximo Fleet User Group Meeting in Detroit on May 22, 2014.

Maximo Fleet User Group (MFUG) is an industry-sponsored working group that provides a forum for Maximo users to exchange information, methods and experiences, improve asset and work management practices and processes in the fleet management workplace. This exchange of information is designed to improve the knowledge, use, practices and methods, so as to optimize the use of Maximo’s capabilities. Register for the MFUG Meeting

March 26, 2014 – Maximo Webcast: Upgrading to Maximo 7.5

Are you planning to upgrade to Maximo 7.5? Register for our webcast to learn more about upgrading from Maximo 6.2 and 7.1 to version 7.5.

March 1, 2014 – Maximo Training Schedule – Spring 2014

Registrations for our 2014 Maximo training courses are now open. You can register for the workshops in Calgary, Vancouver and Mississauga by clicking on the link below.

IBM Maximo Training: Working with Maximo Workshop 7.5
March 10-12, Calgary, AB, Canada
March 17-19, Vancouver, BC, Canada
May 12-14, Mississauga, ON, Canada

IBM Maximo Training: Maximo System Management/Administration 7.5
March 13-14, Calgary, AB, Canada
March 20-21, Vancouver, BC, Canada
May 15-16, Mississauga, ON, Canada

February 10, 2014 – We are going to IBM Pulse!

Visit Ontracks Consulting booth at the IBM Pulse 2014 in Las Vegas.

2014 IBM Pulse Conference: The Premier Cloud Conference
Las Vegas February 23-26, 2014.

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