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5 Benefits of Combining Cityworks PLL with Avolve Digital Plan Review

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 has helped organizations keep pace with work in their respective areas. Many communities across North America are reaping the benefits …

Industry Insights from Tim Gallagher of Trimble Utilities

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, sustainability, new technology, and the future of public & privately owned utilities. Check out our conversation below.  Q: How can …

A Digital Transformation: 7 Facts About Digital Twins

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 infrastructure. A large part of this “modernization” is happening in the form of technology. Organizations are working towards a digital …

6 Ways Communities are Streamlining their Water & Wastewater Asset Lifecycle Management

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 well-being of residents. Aging, underfunded, and under-maintained water and wastewater assets are a widespread problem. In the U.S., an average …

Managing Conduit Assets and Billing Costs Using Cityworks

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 to advance, demand for power and communication is rising.“Smart Cities” is more than just a buzz phrase. Baltimore City understands …

4 Ways Trimble Vegetation Manager can Modernize Utility Vegetation Management Programs

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 vegetation clearance requirements set by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) or face steep fines. Distribution utilities, while not …