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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After nearly 20 years of using Cityworks as an on-premises application, the City of Suffolk, Virginia, decided to transition to a cloud-based system. This move was prompted by the need to provide employees with a...

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Maintaining accurate inventory records can be challenging for any utility provider or public works operation but is essential for efficient material management. Manual processes for incoming stock are often labor-intensive and take your staff away...

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As Cityworks has grown to be a true platform solution capable of integrating with other enterprise systems, experienced Cityworks users and business partners have identified best practices for ensuring the long-term success of a system...

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A new coding framework in Cityworks allows you to add custom buttons and widgets to Cityworks apps—and put them right where your users expect them to be. When you’re in the groove of your daily...

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Without a healthy environment, our communities and the basic infrastructure within them would cease to function. The work done by utility organizations, local governments, and infrastructure owners is critically important. Day in and day out,...

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