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Digitalization, Remote Operations and Smarter Maintenance  

Digitalization, Remote Operations and Smarter Maintenance  

As the effects of COVID-19 continue, it is reasonable to consider that the ‘new normal’ may be with us for some time. To preserve the long-term health of your organization in these unprecedented times, the value of data to inform activities cannot be overstated.  What...

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...

An Introduction to Conduct an Inspection Work Center

An Introduction to Conduct an Inspection Work Center

Conduct an Inspection Last week we reviewed the “Manage Inspection Forms” tool in Maximo. This week we will look in to the “Conduct an Inspection” tool which is very closely related to the Manage Inspection Forms tool.  One of the primary responsibilities of an...

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...

Meet the Team – Alhaji Akbar

Meet the Team – Alhaji Akbar

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? 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, I am also responsible...

Introduction to the Manage Inspection Forms Tool

Introduction to the Manage Inspection Forms Tool

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

Introduction to the Work Supervision Work Center  

Introduction to the Work Supervision Work Center  

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

Meet the Team – Emanuela Bryant

Meet the Team – Emanuela Bryant

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? 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 to work in a business...

Introduction to the Work Execution Work Center

Introduction to the Work Execution Work Center

Work Execution Work Center This blog will provide a quick overview and use case of the Work Execution Work Center. This is part of a series of blogs looking at Work Center functionality and our experience in implementing them.  Maximo Work Centers are visually dynamic...

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...

Introduction to the Business Analysis Work Center

Introduction to the Business Analysis Work Center

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

A Quantum Leap of Faith. Distance your competitors!

A Quantum Leap of Faith. Distance your competitors!

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 – Adrian Cassar

Meet the Team – Adrian Cassar

1. What is your position at BPD Zenith? 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 and operate the...

Introduction to Maximo Work Centers

Introduction to Maximo Work Centers

What is a Maximo Work Center?  IBM introduced Work Centers as part of Maximo 7.6.0.5 which was released in June 2016. A Work Center is a simple yet intuitive new user interface. This simplicity minimizes the training need for new Maximo users. It is also responsive to...

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 – 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...

Regulatory Compliance – Maximo for Oil and Gas Use Cases

Regulatory Compliance – Maximo for Oil and Gas Use Cases

As most of us know, there is a lot more to IBM Maximo than most businesses use, and if you add in one of the Industry Solutions then that functionality is exponentially greater!  In the Maximo for Oil and Gas modules, there is a wealth of functionality that enables...

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. We are all in this together Positivity is my...

IBM Maximo Tokens – A New Flexible Licensing Model

IBM Maximo Tokens – A New Flexible Licensing Model

Traditional Licensing Model With a traditional IBM licensing model, known as Passport Advantage, customers can manage and purchase licenses for each individual Maximo user and product, or for concurrent users. This is based on the expected peak usage and may include a...

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...

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