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Jan 9, 2018

BPD Zenith commits to GDPR Readiness

If your business is based in the European Union (EU) or you have customers or contacts in the EU, then you have probably heard of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by now. For those who haven’t, the GDPR is an EU privacy law that will go into effect in May 2018. The GDPR seeks to create a harmonized data protection law framework across the EU and aims to give citizens back the control of their personal data, whilst imposing strict rules on those hosting and ‘processing’ this data, anywhere in the world.

BPD Zenith is preparing to comply with GDPR, both for our internal processes and for our commercial offerings. We recognize that our customers will rely on us to provide transparency and trust, as well as technical assistance to achieve GDPR compliance within their own business.

What about GDPR and IBM Maximo?

IBM currently complies with privacy laws around the world and is also preparing for GDPR readiness. The Maximo development team spend a lot of time developing the product to meet stringent industry standards and support new legislation, and is currently undergoing internal design validations.

IBM will be releasing some tools in Q2 2018 to ensure your Maximo system is being used in a compliant way. Scripts will indicate what fields/data in Maximo would be considered personal information, along with an action in the Person application to remove such data for an individual if required.

The idea is to allow it to be applied to versions starting at 7.5 and up. From there, it will go through addition refinements in the process of becoming part of 7.6.1. Watch this space for more information – official IBM documentation will be released in the near future!


COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

As the global pandemic unfolds, we would like to keep you informed of the changes we are making to our business to keep our staff and clients safe and serviced. BPD’s Commitment At BPD Zenith this week, all global head offices closed their doors as per official...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

We are experiencing unprecedented times globally and would like to keep our friends informed of the changes we have made. Officials, businesses and each of us as individuals have difficult decisions ahead but like any crisis situation it is important to maintain a...

BPD Zenith achieves IBM Platinum Business Partner Status for 2020

BPD Zenith achieves IBM Platinum Business Partner Status for 2020

BPD Zenith, the leading global Maximo consulting provider, is delighted to announce that it has achieved the acclaimed Platinum IBM Business Partner status for 2020.  Platinum is the top level of the PartnerWorld program and recognizes Business Partners that...

Congratulations to BPD Zenith’s 2020 IBM Champions

Congratulations to BPD Zenith’s 2020 IBM Champions

BPD Zenith is proud and happy to announce that we have four IBM Watson IoT Champions for 2020. This is the second year running that BPD has had four IBM Champions worldwide. In 2019 and 2020, the following employees were recognized as IBM Champions: Helen Fisher in...

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