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What’s new in IBM Maximo version 7.6.1.2

What’s new in IBM Maximo version 7.6.1.2

IBM released Maximo version 7.6.1.2 on July 24, 2020 to bring new and enhanced functionality to the user community of a leading, world-class asset management solution. IBM continues to assist the Maximo community optimise and enhance the performance of their assets...

Crew Management using Graphical Scheduling applications

Crew Management using Graphical Scheduling applications

Maximo Scheduler applications have been around for a while, but some great design enhancements and functionalities released by IBM in the recent versions; and the fact that it provides maintenance planning and scheduling capabilities within Maximo eliminates the need...

Automation Scripts – A Powerful Maximo Feature

Automation Scripts – A Powerful Maximo Feature

Automation Scripts are powerful features, used for writing, extending or altering the existing functionality to meet specific business requirements without java customization. Most popular scripting languages are Jython, Python and JavaScript. Automation Scripts were...

Driving Productivity with Automation

Driving Productivity with Automation

If there’s one metric that’s top-of-mind for field service leaders today, it’s availability. In an industry where every minute of downtime is money out the door, even a slight increase in asset uptime is significant. For many organizations, the answer lies in...

Meet the Team – Alhaji Akbar

Meet the Team – Alhaji Akbar

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? My name is Alhaji and I am the coordinator for the Support team, and I coordinate the support in handling tickets for various clients. I also help Adrian (COO Asia Pacific) create reports for clients. As a technical consultant,...

Women in Reliability and Asset Management

Women in Reliability and Asset Management

On 25 June, my colleague Danit Larter and I joined our first WIRAM event – and WIRAM’s first digital event! Women in Reliability and Asset Management (WIRAM) Women in Reliability and Asset Management (WIRAM) is a special interest group that is part of the Association...

Meet the Team – Emanuela Bryant

Meet the Team – Emanuela Bryant

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? I am Emanuela and I am the Marketing Coordinator for the Asia Pacific region. 2. What led you to choose this career path? I am a creative, and marketing roles are amongst the most creative out there. It is also important for me...

IBM Maximo Anywhere 7.6.4 and its features

IBM Maximo Anywhere 7.6.4 and its features

IBM® Maximo Anywhere is a next-generation mobile application platform that enables users to securely access IBM Maximo® Asset Management functionality from a mobile device. Maximo Anywhere 7.6.4 Maximo Anywhere 7.6.4 provides a suite of connected and disconnected...

Introduction to the Manage Inventory Work Center

Introduction to the Manage Inventory Work Center

Manage Inventory Work Center This blog will provide a quick overview and use case of the Maximo Manage Inventory Work Center. This is part of a series of blogs looking at Work Center functionality and our experience in implementing them.  The Manage Inventory Work...

How to move up the asset management maturity curve

How to move up the asset management maturity curve

All around the globe, asset intensive businesses are facing challenges on multiple fronts. Aging workforces, digitization, cloud computing, infrastructure updates, asset replacements, increased customer service demands, health and safety requirements… the list goes on...

Meet the Team – Rick Scott

Meet the Team – Rick Scott

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? I’m currently a Senior Consultant at BPD Zenith but also do a lot of work as an Engineer. 2. What led you to choose this career path? What alternative career path would you have chosen and why? I’ve always been interested in...

Meet the Team – Adrian Cassar

Meet the Team – Adrian Cassar

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? My name is Adrian and I am the Chief Operating Officer at BPD Zenith. My role is to manage the operations for BPD Zenith across the Asia Pacific region. My role incorporates developing and delivering strategic plans to help grow...

The Catalyst Behind the MaxiCloud Platform

The Catalyst Behind the MaxiCloud Platform

The idea of BPD Zenith’s MaxiCloud platform came about more than 5 years ago as a response to clients’ desires for a fully managed Maximo Cloud application. The benefits of this new innovative environment were only just starting to resonate with the end user then,...

Meet the Team – Carol Mathew

Meet the Team – Carol Mathew

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? My name is Carol and I am a Senior Maximo consultant, involved in delivering projects, change requests, training, onsite support for clients, pre-sales activities etc. I have a strong technical background with a functional...

Your Bridge to Cloud – 6 Benefits of MaxiCloud LaaS

Your Bridge to Cloud – 6 Benefits of MaxiCloud LaaS

Cloud is a hot topic at the moment and most organisations are either preparing to move to the Cloud or have already made the jump. If you’re in the first category and are gearing up, then BPD Zenith’s MaxiCloud License as a Service (LaaS) could be the ideal first...

Meet the Team – Rashenka Amarasekara

Meet the Team – Rashenka Amarasekara

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? "I’m a Maximo Consultant at BPD Zenith, Canada." 2. What led you to choose this career path? What alternative career path would you have chosen and why? "This role gives me the opportunity to interact with people on a daily...

Meet the Team – Yuhang Xiong

Meet the Team – Yuhang Xiong

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? "I'm a Trainee Maximo Consultant for BPD Zenith North America." ~Yuhang working from home~ 2. What led you to choose this career path? What alternative career path would you have chosen and why? "Being a Maximo Consultant best...

MaxiCloud in Self Isolation

MaxiCloud in Self Isolation

It’s fair to say that even though it’s only May, 2020 has been a challenging year! For our Australian cohort, a set of bushfires which devasted much of the East Coast and then COVID-19 which has impacted us all globally but alas we at BPD Zenith have continued to...

Meet the Team – Simon Gate

Meet the Team – Simon Gate

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? "I’m a developer at BPD working out of the Carlisle office (and currently my kitchen). This means I get to work on delivering client work packages from transformational Maximo upgrades, to smaller incremental changes.  In...

Meet the Team – Nicky Rhodes

Meet the Team – Nicky Rhodes

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith?  "VP of Service Delivery – Canada.  This involves a number of different hats, technical lead and management of our delivery team, technical sales support and a senior consultant delivering Maximo solutions for our clients." 2....

Meet the Team – Deepa Thomas

Meet the Team – Deepa Thomas

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? My name is Deepa and I am 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...

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...

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