ZPro Solutions, Inc. provides Enterprise Asset Management strategy and technology solutions. ZPro is a full-service Maximo implementation provider with subject matter experts available for every aspect of project implementation lifecycle. With nearly 200 years of experience in the Maximo space, ZPro Consultants and technical team members have the knowledge and experience to implement, integrate, and maximize the efficiency of industry solutions. 

At ZPro Solutions, we approach asset management as a continuous process which has a history and a goal to develop a manageable system and a culture of Project Governance in order to maximize the efficiency of an enterprise’s assets.

We segment the EAM cycle into three areas of delivery, EAM Strategy, EAM Services and EAM Support & Training.  We also specialize in all aspects of Project Controls. Our mission is to proactively address all customer objectives with utmost accountability, efficiency, and precision. 

Our approach is to determine specific client needs, evaluate current positions, and focus on attaining projected goals. ZPro Team works diligently to provide the best course of solutions tailored to each client’s expectations. We provide only the best practices and the most extensive cross-Industry knowledge. 

Maximo Industry Solutions & Add-Ons

IBM has developed an extensive ecosystem of vertical solutions within Maximo designed to provide a quicker return on investment. In addition, add-ons provide, IBM and non-IBM products which extend the value on Maximo’s core features.

  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Oil & Gas
  • Facilities
  • Life Sciences
  • Service Providers
  • Nuclear Power
  • Established Asset Management Office (AMO), Asset Management Policy, Asset Management Strategy, and Strategic Asset Management Plan. Developed Asset Information Requirements Manual, Asset Information Standard, Asset Definition and Data Dictionary Documents for Data Capture/Load templates. Maximo Spatial adapter to interface with ESRI system.
  • New strategy implementation & governance in moving PANYNJ onto a single Enterprise Maximo Platform (EMP). Data preparation and implementation of Maximo for MMIS phase-out (MPO). Designed Project Governance plan for Maximo Implementation and Training, with technical & functional expertise. Integrations of SAP, PeopleSoft, and mobility solution.
  • Comprehensive Maximo training in Advanced Maximo Configuration, Maximo Integration Framework (MIF) and Maximo Anywhere (IBM mobile solution) Configurations. Defined the As-Is and To-Be Bridge Inspection processes and requirements for technical design and development of the Maximo desktop and Anywhere mobile applications.
  • Implementation of Maximo 4.1.1 for the Equipment Services Division of Boeing in conjunction with the Facilities Management Division. Consolidated data into Maximo 4.1.1. Design and implementation of their work management and materials management processes. Integration of internal financial systems. Provided custom courseware and trainings.
  • Reviewed initial Purchasing Processes and integration with PeopleSoft.  Provided efficiency solutions for Integrated Supply Chain Processes, including overall Strategy, Tactics and Procure to Pay processes. Provided strategies on Asset and Maintenance Management, along with Asset Health. Introduced the use of Accounting in Maximo.
  • Supported Bio-Med services and facility management teams nationwide. Utililizing Maximo EveryPlace solution for their mobile experience. Supported interfaces between systems, cloud support beyond the level of the cloud provider. Monitored system usage, necessary patches, fixed and recommended upgrades. Recommended business process improvements.
  • Comprehensive review of Functional design of the work order tracking application. Technical solution's build, execution and validation of the work order tracking functionality and client's application usage. Holistic approach to the execution of solutions. Extensive data analysis for data solution's for functional requirements.
  • Data migration using MIF from multiple upstream applications (PeopleSoft, Mainframe, and others). Deployment of data migration strategies of data migration/conversion and implementation of a deployment/cutover and test plans. Deployed data migration strategies of data migration/conversion. Supported AWS infrastructure.
  • Migration/upgrade of Maximo 4.1.1 to Maximo 7.1.5 with Transportation and Change Management add-on applications. Finalized Functional & Technical Design Specifications, Process Flow Diagrams (Asset & Work Management, Inventory & Purchase Management and Contract Work Management), and Technical Architecture & Specifications.
  • Managed configuration of Maximo server environment for new implementation. Led developers and performed QC. Designed custom HSE solution for tracking incidents. Developed web-based interface for the creation of Work Requests. Developed web application to allowed departments to review, approve and publish changes to their department websites.
  • Implementation of new Maximo system to replace previous ineffeciently system. Introduce EZ Max Mobile to environment including training maintenance staff on usagee. Redevelop system data to support integrations and future growth.
  • Worked with distributed multi-vendor team in Agile Environment. Worked on Initial Development, governance, and management definition. Focused on Reporting and standardization of process to allow for federated development.
  • Identified a number of process improvements to enhance the existing Health and Safety processes based on OSHA requirements. Streamlined method to identify what safety procedures are required for any Maximo applications. Presented a thorough report/project schedule and implementation plan to the management.
  • Involved with several business units on the migration and upgrade of the Maximo 5.1 system to Maximo 7.1.1.6. Information gathering, change management, and implementation phase. Performed data Clean-up, data migration planning and execution. Performed data migration from various DB platforms including SQL Server and MS Access.
  • Development and implementation of the Maximo 5.2 Workflow product to automate the Work Management process. This included multi-site implementation and work order routing for the plant, sewer and portable water departments, as well as, planner, scheduler and executive level approval.
  • Provided Senior Function SME and Integration Technical Consultants. Assisted the business in designing, prototyping and implementing integrations between Maximo and SAP. Examined the business requirements for providing technical details and design based on Maximo Integration Framework. Provided functional and technical documents.
  • Designed client's Service Request and Work Management processes. Development and implementation of Maximo 6.2 Workflow to automate the afore mentioned processes. Development of Asset Classification templates for the client’s critical assets. Data loading of the classification templates for all critical assets.
  • Program Management for WHS. Led team of 15+ Maximo implementers and business process experts to perform business process review and recommendations. Upgrade of Maximo 7.5 to 7.6. Business process analysis and integrated improvements into functional and technical designs.
  • Provided advanced Cognos training including development and delivery of highly complex training covering Advanced Maximo Configuration, Maximo Integration Framework (MIF) and Maximo Anywhere (IBM Maximo Mobile) Configuration. Customized training for client's specific requirement.
  • Engaged in the Maintenance Maturity assessment program at WMATA. Reviewed all aspects of the maintenance programs and streamlined their maintenance activities for efficiency. Led Capital Projects, the Enterprise Asset and Materials Management Improvement Initiatives at WMATA. Designed and developed requirements for the EAM and GIS integration.
  • Data mapping of source data. Review existing data systems and confirmed functional specification and design documentation of Maximo DPE. Supported asset definition and data dictionary documents. Used MIF to load large amount of data. Configure/deploy MIF. Conduct evaluation of licensing needs. Support Maximo integration with SAP.
  • Addressed critical go live issues. Ensure highest quality with tight deadlines. Incorporated existing EAM capabilities to their enterprise wide live production Maximo Environment.
  • Solution Architect support for Enterprise wide implementation of Maximo. Advanced Meter Installation (Gas and Electric), Transformer Rated Meters, T&D, Gas and Fleet. Implement integration with PeopleSoft, Head End System, SAP CCS, PowerPlan, GIS/ESRI and many other systems.
  • Identified trends and recommended corrective action plans and business process changes for the largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources in the United States.
  • Developed business processes and recommendations. Integration and training of 3rd party software applications. Migration and upgrades of the Maximo system with the Transportation and Change Management add-on. Maximo integration Framework (MIF) tools and processes.
  • Helped NASA with Maximo Best Practices. Created test scripts and worked on entire test phases unit testing, SIT (Systems Integration Testing), BAT (Business Acceptance Testing), UAT (User Acceptance Testing) and Smoke and Regression testing. Developed Functional/Technical specification documents.
  • Business Transformation to re-engineered processes. Evaluated item master catalog management, warehouse configuration, warehouse issues/returns/transfers, delivery logistics, warehouse management, project material staging and tracking, illustrated parts catalog setup and integration, use technology, and material.