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Meet the Team – Deepa Thomas

Meet the Team – Deepa Thomas

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? I’m a Graduate Maximo consultant. I manage support tickets, develop solutions for clients, help with any bug fixes, and assist with any Maximo hiccups that our client’s face. 2. What led you to choose this career path? Though my...

Security Enhanced Maximo for Sensitive Asset Management Data

Security Enhanced Maximo for Sensitive Asset Management Data

One of the biggest problems faced with the accelerating pace of applications moving to cloud based infrastructure is security. When an application is internal or only available over an intranet there is additional security in place by default, as only authorised users...

Top 5 benefits of the Cloud

Top 5 benefits of the Cloud

The birth of ‘Cloud Computing’ has been fuelled by rapid technological growth. In simple terms, Cloud refers to internet-based computing. In the Cloud, software and services are hosted using the Internet rather than on a local computer and can be accessed through a...

Meet the Team – Paul Irving

Meet the Team – Paul Irving

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? I’ve had many roles at BPD, starting in the Support Office in Carlisle, then working in delivery as a technician and eventually consultant roles in Aberdeen and Calgary. But 3 years ago I was asked to lead the newly formed...

Meet the Team – Xufeng Jiang

Meet the Team – Xufeng Jiang

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? "I’m the group finance manager. I am responsible for all aspects of the accounts for all the regions within BPD Group and financial reporting to the country managers and the boards." 2. What led you to choose this career path?...

Meet the Team – Cory Frandsen

Meet the Team – Cory Frandsen

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? "I am Vice President Business Solutions - Americas."  2. What led you to choose this career path? What alternative career path would you have chosen and why? "I have always enjoyed working with people and businesses to solve...

Meet the Team – Simon Barnes

Meet the Team – Simon Barnes

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? "I have two roles: Principal Consultant and Resource Manager. The Principal Consultant role is all about delivering solutions, it entails being able to do whatever is necessary. Primarily, it is about Design and Solutions based...

External Sensors and Automation

External Sensors and Automation

At the recent Maximo User Group, I did a presentation on external sensors and automation. For my presentation, I created a demo science lab containing a photo and temperature sensitive incubator. My science lab is in New Zealand and may therefore be subject to...

Meet the Team – Jonathan Nichols

Meet the Team – Jonathan Nichols

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? "I joined BPD Zenith around 16 months ago as UK Marketing Coordinator. Initially only to provide maternity cover, but I was delighted to become a permanent member of the team when Helen returned and...

IoT in Facilities Management – Understanding the Office

IoT in Facilities Management – Understanding the Office

This blog is the 2nd in a series on IoT and Maximo projects. In the first blog, I introduced you to the Internet of Things and briefly touched on an example where you could monitor an office. In this blog, I plan on expanding on this with a couple of different use...

Meet the Team – Stephen Hume

Meet the Team – Stephen Hume

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? "I am a Senior Maximo Consultant, as well as the founder and facilitator of the Maximo Technical User Group (MaxTECH)." ~Stephen currently working from home~ 2. What led you to choose this career path? What alternative career...

Meet the Team – Helen Fisher

Meet the Team – Helen Fisher

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? "I’ve come back to a hybrid role after my maternity leave. I’m the global marketing manager as well as a business development manager. I am primarily responsible for overseeing BPD’s marketing strategy and regional coordinators...

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