Women in GIS – Network. Grow. Succeed.

October 18, 2017 / No Comments

This September at Esri’s GeoConX, I had the chance to meet an extraordinary group of women working in GIS. The organization hosting the event was Women in GIS (WiGIS), an international, professional, and social organization as well as an advocacy group for women serving in a variety of geospatial...

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Vegetation Management Process Primer – Part 2

July 31, 2017 / No Comments

Introduction In an earlier blog, we discussed the basic structure of a vegetation management team and about foresters key role in an organization. The terms forester and arborist are sometimes used interchangeably. However according to Wikipedia “An arborist, or (less commonly) arboriculturist, i...

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A Rookies Guide to Vegetation Management

June 30, 2017 / 1 Comment

After forty years in the utility business, I’ve been involved with every facet of the electric utility operations from generation to transmission and even retail. What I have found is that many professionals in electric utilities do not understand what other parts of the organization do, especial...

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Integrating and Automating Network Design with Intergraph G/Technology

April 27, 2017 / No Comments

Hexagon and GeoSpatial Innovations, Inc (GSI) have been working together to bring the best solutions to our utility customers. In January Darby McKee, Director of Business Operations,  sat down with Hexagon and spoke about how the features in  Distribution Design Studio(DDS) integrates with Inter...

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2017 – Year of Enhancements

April 26, 2017 / No Comments

GSI  Distribution Design Studio is a comprehensive, modular solution that improves the design process by combining robust GIS/CAD rendering and editing capabilities with GPS and intuitive, efficient toolsets to streamline utility workflows, reduce design cycle times and share design information w...

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DistribuTECH 2017

February 14, 2017 / No Comments

The weather in San Diego during the DistribuTECH 2017 conference did not disappoint with sunny skies, 70+ degrees and it’s always wonderful dining experiences.  Companies from across the globe sent a few fortunate employees to enjoy not only what San Diego has to offer, but an opportunity to see ...

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GSI AssetManager Year in Review

January 18, 2017 / No Comments

As mentioned in our prior post, 2016 was a busy year for our GSI AssetManager products. As with all our products – GSI Designer, GSI Scout, GSI Collector and GSI Forester we are constantly pushing out updates and adding new functionality to support our customers. This past year we rounded out GSI...

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Another Successful Year for Distribution Design Studio

January 9, 2017 / 1 Comment

It was a busy, successful year for Distribution Design Studio (DDS) and for the customers using DDS. GeoSpatial Innovations Inc. (GSI) set its focus on streamlining and improving the DDS implementations to deliver projects on time and on budget. Along with that, DDS accomplished considerable grow...

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Trimble Dimensions 2016

December 2, 2016 / No Comments

The Trimble Dimensions 2016 conferences started in 2005 and were originally held every year. Now the event is held every other year.  The 2016 edition was, as expected, an awesome experience and learning adventure.   In hockey terms, there were three stars of the conference. The number one star o...

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GSI User Conference Highlights

November 16, 2016 / No Comments

GeoSpatial Innovations’ second annual user conference was hosted by CenterPoint Energy in Houston, TX last week and I think it was a big hit! The user conference gave both customers and GSI an opportunity to put faces to the names of people we interact with regularly. Tuesday before the user conf...

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