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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...

Maximo and Attachments

Maximo and Attachments

Have you ever wished for a faster way to attach a file to record in Maximo? Or even multiple files without even opening Maximo? If your answer is ‘yes’ to any or all of these questions then keep reading as I am going to show you two pieces of the finest Maximo...

Meet the Team – Hayden Oliver

Meet the Team – Hayden Oliver

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? "I am one of the Account Managers and I look after several of our key Australian accounts. This includes making sure they are well supported from a Maximo and asset management systems perspective, as well as providing...

Meet the Team – Michael Moulton

Meet the Team – Michael Moulton

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? "I have a few roles – I’m a sales consultant, business development manager, account manager and sometimes stand in project manager. I am primarily responsible for MaxiCloud sales and looking after the NZ region. My day-to-day...

Maximo Custom Add-on Products

Maximo Custom Add-on Products

There are instances when organizations want to add client-specific validations, functionalities or new applications to Maximo Asset Management that don’t exist out-of-the-box. Luckily, Maximo caters to this with its add-on methodology and packages can be installed...

Maximo buzz kills – working your way around them

Maximo buzz kills – working your way around them

In the world of Maximo, there are often little things that you wish you wouldn’t have to encounter. Slow start centers, slow search results and that dreaded spinning wheel on the screen are just some of the buzz kills that users report. If you can rule out issues of...

The ease and power of automation scripts in Maximo

The ease and power of automation scripts in Maximo

Many of us in the Maximo space are appreciative of the power of automation scripts, however, might not be entirely familiar with various scripting languages like Javascript, Python and their API. How is Python different to Java and Script? Python created by Guido Van...

Monitoring license usage using BIRT report and views

Monitoring license usage using BIRT report and views

Maximo users can be categorised based on their license usage. The conditions of the contract or agreement with the service provider will outline the licenses which a client is eligible to use. The 4 different licence usages/types include Authorised, Limited, Express...

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