Local government organizations have faced extensive changes over the last decade, driven by environmental impacts, economic uncertainty, and increasing citizen demands. Despite these challenges, community development has continued to evolve, and the adoption of technology...

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Tim Gallagher is general manager at Trimble Utilities. We had a chance to sit down and talk to him about a variety of topics relating to the utilities industry including, asset lifecycle management, infrastructure funding,...

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Effective asset lifecycle management is more important than ever. Local governments and utility organizations are quickly transforming and modernizing in order to keep pace with the increasing demand for efficient and resilient community services and...

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Water and wastewater assets are vital resources for every single community in the world. The provision of clean water, effective sanitation services, sustainable wastewater management, and efficient sewage treatment are vital for the safety and...

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Baltimore City’s underground conduit system facilitates the delivery of power and communication to both businesses and residents. Here’s how they use Cityworks to manage the maintenance and leasing of this shared infrastructure. As technology continues...

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For electric utility organizations, managing the risk of trees growing near power lines is a top operational expenditure (OpEx) item and often comes with significant financial and reputational risk. Transmission utilities must comply with rigorous...

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Without an existing asset management system (AMS) in place, the City of Pflugerville was forced to manage assets and track work activity manually. Those paper-based processes were inefficient, inconvenient for team members, and opened a...

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Cyndee Hoagland is the Senior Vice President of the Owner and Public Sector markets at Trimble. We asked her some questions regarding recent changes in infrastructure funding and infrastructure management, as well as how communities...

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Esri's ArcGIS Utility Network has been available for several years, and now utility organizations are starting the process of migrating or prioritizing it as a future project. While migrating to ArcGIS Utility Network is a...

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Organizing, managing, and maintaining public assets and utilizing infrastructure data is no simple task. Utility organizations and local governments often send out surveyors to physically inspect things like pavement condition, markings, lighting, signage, trees, and...

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