Mobile Applications

Increasing Performance for Mobile Applications: Versioned to Non-Versioned Database Integration

About Peoples Peoples is the largest natural gas distribution company in Pennsylvania, providing reliable, low cost natural gas service to approximately 740,000 customers in Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Kentucky. The Problem Last Fall, as Peoples’ mobile workforce grew to over 650 users, it became clear that their Esri deployment needed to be redesigned. They… Continue Reading “Increasing Performance for Mobile Applications: Versioned to Non-Versioned Database Integration”

The Growing Importance of Integration in “Extending GIS to the Edge”

Last week we returned to Ann Arbor after a wonderful week in San Diego at the Esri User Conference. As always after this conference, we’ve returned full of excitement. This is because of everyone we met and all that was learned during our week with 18,000 other GIS users. This year, during the plenary, we… Continue Reading “The Growing Importance of Integration in “Extending GIS to the Edge””

CC&B and GIS Integration

3 Ways GeoWorx Sync Ensures Integrity for Your CC&B and GIS Integration

At asset intensive organizations, data is shared across multiple utility business systems. These systems include: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Customer Information Systems (CIS), Outage Management Systems (OMS), and Distribution Management Systems (DMS). For each system, the data must reside in the application’s native database to support its functionality. Often, organizations want… Continue Reading “3 Ways GeoWorx Sync Ensures Integrity for Your CC&B and GIS Integration”

enterprise integrations

Going Beyond the Black Box, Why Transparency is Key for Successful Enterprise Integrations

One of the keys to successful enterprise integrations is transparency. The reason for this is because users want to know what is happening to their enterprise data as it moves between multiple systems to ensure its integrity. With many solutions, this transparency is lacking or non-existent. This is what is called a “black box” approach:… Continue Reading “Going Beyond the Black Box, Why Transparency is Key for Successful Enterprise Integrations”

Enterprise System Integration

3 Reasons to Choose a Loosely Coupled Enterprise System for Integration

With any integration, one of the most frustrating things is often the cost and burden of upkeep. In fact, many enterprise system integration solutions force you to continuously rebuild or reconfigure with even minor upgrades of edge systems. With a loosely coupled solution, you can significantly reduce burdens and, in most cases, eliminate them altogether…. Continue Reading “3 Reasons to Choose a Loosely Coupled Enterprise System for Integration”

GIS and EAM Integration

Three Ways GIS and EAM Integration Extends the Capabilities of Your Mobile Solution

Today, many organizations leverage mobile solutions to solve field-related issues in regards to data collection, inspection, redlining, and wayfinding. Often the mobile tools are related to a specific enterprise asset management (EAM) system, such as a Maximo mobile solution. A GIS and EAM integration allows users to access modules from Maximo anywhere on mobile devices…. Continue Reading “Three Ways GIS and EAM Integration Extends the Capabilities of Your Mobile Solution”