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Transforming Utilities with GIS

Transforming Utilities with GIS

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  • 1. GIS for Electric TransmissionTransforming Utilities with GIS
  • 2. The Geographic Approach ™ to Electric TransmissionA geographic information system (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing,analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. The geographic approach,through Esri® GIS technology, allows you to view, query, and understand data in many ways. You’ll seerelationships, patterns, and trends in the form of GIS-based maps, reports, and charts.GIS helps you answer questions and solve problems. When viewed in the context of geography, your datais quickly understood and easily shared. GIS technology can be integrated into any enterprise informationsystem framework.Transforming Utilities with GISData Management Planning and AnalysisTransmission companies worldwide use GIS to manage GIS enables transmission utilities to identifyand map the location of millions of miles of overhead and vulnerabilities that cause outages, weigh assetunderground circuits. Within GIS, your utility’s assets can investments, and better understand customerbe linked directly to your customer information system, satisfaction. With GIS, you can model routes andallowing you to proactively monitor work orders, determine rights-of-way that respect the land andvegetation management, and outages. landowners. You can also manage assets and vegetation while ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • 3. KLP Customs Rupp Auto & Truck Repair Curtis Auto RepairWorkforce AutomationWorkforce automation systems allow youto more efficiently schedule and dispatchutility service staff. Your productivitywill be even greater with a workforceautomation system built with GIStechnology. GIS shows you where crewsare working and gives you the statusof their work. In addition, street-levelrouting allows you to reduce fleetcosts and gain additional schedulingtime, giving you the ability to handlemore service calls. Situational Awareness Through GIS-based graphic outputs and Web-based reporting, you can quickly demonstrate how your organization is meeting compliance require- ments and responding to large outages or see where you are spending your money wisely. Meeting regulatory requirements and keeping the public informed becomes less time consuming and easier to accomplish when you use GIS to communicate with regulators and the public. Read case studies, explore options, and connect with an expert at esri.com/electric.
  • 4. About Esri Our Focus Contact EsriSince 1969, Esri has been helping Esri software is used by hundreds 1-800-GIS-XPRT (1-800-447-9778)organizations map and model our of thousands of organizations that Phone: 909-793-2853world. Esri’s GIS software tools apply GIS to solve problems and Fax: 909-793-5953and methodologies enable these make our world a better place to info@esri.comorganizations to effectively analyze live. We pay close attention to our esri.comand manage their geographic users to ensure they have the best Offices worldwideinformation and make better tools possible to accomplish their esri.com/locationsdecisions. They are supported by our missions. A comprehensive suite ofexperienced and knowledgeable staff training options offered worldwideand extensive network of business helps our users fully leverage theirpartners and international distributors. GIS applications.A full-service GIS company, Esri Esri is a socially conscious business,supports the implementation of GIS actively supporting organizationstechnology on desktops, servers, involved in education, conservation,online services, and mobile devices. sustainable development, andThese GIS solutions are flexible, humanitarian affairs.customizable, and easy to use. 380 New York Street Redlands, CA 92373-8100 USACopyright © 2011 Esri. All rights reserved. Esri, the Esri globe logo, The Geographic Approach, @esri.com, and esri.com are trademarks, registered trademarks, or service marks ofEsri in the United States, the European Community, or certain other jurisdictions. Other companies and products mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarksof their respective trademark owners.121811INLD2M1/11dh Printed in USA