Wednesday, August 7, 2013
1:00 pm CDT
(2:00 pm EDT; 11:00 am PDT)
Surviving Storm Damage:
With a Motion & Esri Solution
No one is impervious to extreme weather conditions whether they be tornadoes, hurricanes, flooding or snow storms. Professionals across the world are learning to fight back by having the tools to collect, assess and repair damage quickly and accurately.
Join this webinar to learn how a tablet solution running location-based software can provide fast access to information, enable constant, real-time communication, eliminate the need to re-key data and streamline the response process.
Bill Meehan, P.E. head of the worldwide utility practice for ESRI will discuss some of the lingering issues utilities face with a lack of accurate and timely data and how Mobile GIS can go a long way to improving the quality of data to drive more fact-based decisions.
Kyle Sale, Director of Product Marketing for Motion Computing will give an overview of why a rugged tablet solution designed to automate mobile field service workflows provides the ideal foundation for storm damage response professionals.
William Meehan, P.E. heads the worldwide utility practice for Esri, the world’s largest GIS software company. Author of Empowering Electric and Gas Utilities with GIS, Modeling Electric Distribution with GIS, GIS for Enhanced Electric Utility Performance, Power System Analysis by Digital Computer and numerous papers and articles, Bill has lectured extensively and taught courses at Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University and an M.S. in Electric Power Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prior to joining Esri, Bill was the vice president of Electric Operations at NSTAR, an electric and gas utility in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
With over twelve years in the tablet PC business, Motion knows mobility and the requirements needed for various workflows. Tablets offer maximum flexibility for the fast-paced demands of mobile field workers. Whether in or out of the vehicle, tablets move with you to document the scene. Motion® has more experience in the slate tablet PC market than any other solution provider, studying the unique requirements of workers in tough on-the-go situations.