The increasing capabilities of GIS to serve as a digital twin is creating an opportunity for, and desire among, many utilities to re-evaluate data quality. In this article, Esri Global Director of Utility Solutions Bill Meehan explains how utilities can cut workflows and save time by having an accurate digital representation of their asset infrastructure. Meehan identifies specific workflows that can be streamlined, as well as steps utilities can take today to improve data quality.
In just seven days, Indiana American Water's GIS and engineering teams can turn around highly accurate as-builts to its coworkers enterprise-wide. Plus, see how to use Collector for ArcGIS on Android in the Eos November 2017 issue.