Geographic information systems (GIS) mapping can revitalize telecom and energy companies by reducing costs and enhancing capital planning. As the U.S. focuses on energy independence, infrastructure efficiency, and better communication systems, GIS mapping can make a difference in managing assets, predicting outages, and deciding where to place infrastructure. Each of these applications requires geography, imagery, and data - all provided by GIS mapping. Teams with wider, easier access to this critical source of business intelligence are becoming increasingly important to business transformation.
Your customers rely on your service, so when it goes down, every second is crucial. Natural disasters, security breaches, physical link failures, and even hardware/software crashes can cause widespread business disruption. In fact, as with most companies - regardless of industry - that rely heavily on telecom or mobile connectivity, a service outage can shutter many businesses.