Gartner Research

3 Practices Utility Company CIOs Should Include in an Integrated EAM-GIS Solution Strategy

Published: 06 May 2019

ID: G00388967

Analyst(s): Nicole Foust, Kristian Steenstrup

Summary

Utilities rely on a combination of EAM systems and GISs to manage assets and workflows and to determine risk. With more vendors claiming to have an integrated EAM-GIS solution, utility company CIOs can use the three best practices described in this research to tailor their integration strategy.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Choose the Right Solution Strategy by Linking It to Business Outcomes and Required Functionality
    • How EAM Systems and GISs Are Different
    • How EAM Systems and GISs Overlap
  • Select the Right Vendor by Evaluating Against Functionality and Experience in EAM-GIS Solutions
  • Build an Integrated EAM-GIS Deployment Strategy Catering to Complexity

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