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Top 5 SSP Employee Blogs in 2021

January 11, 2022 By: Carrie Turner

Every year we like to pull a report on most read SSP employee blogs. This year the Top 5 articles range from ArcMap to Big Sky County. Take a look…

Using Change Management to support Project Management

January 10, 2022 By: Chris Spencer

All too often organizations begin a technology project and task a project manager to execute their typical PM responsibilities and attempt to also address as many change management aspects as…

Work Management Synergy with SAP & Lifecycle

By: Josh King

SSP Lifecycle is a multi-purpose, back-office tool but excels when used as a full-fledged Work Management solution. Often there are other systems in play that Lifecycle communicates with that are…

SSP Productivity and Utility Digital Transformation

January 9, 2022 By: Geoffrey West

The current state of utility data management is the culmination of over 100 years of innovation and strategy which has focused on providing exemplary customer service. Whether this strategy consisted…

An Update from Skye Perry: Introducing SSP’s New CEO

January 5, 2022 By: Skye Perry

It has been a while since I’ve personally updated our customers and partners on the status of SSP, and with the introduction of COVID to our world in early 2020,…

SSP Statement on Log4j vulnerability

December 16, 2021 By: Adam Tonkin Joshua Rogers

As many of you may be aware, a critical vulnerability known as Log4shell has been exposed is Log4j which is an open-source framework used by Java developers to support logging…

My Organization Wants to Talk About Adding OCM to our Project, What Next?

December 13, 2021 By: Chris Spencer

There is an increasing awareness in the technology space that change management is an important component to the execution of a successful implementation project. As a forward-thinking organization, it is…

Interactive storytelling through Esri’s ArcGIS StoryMaps

By: Ashlee Hornbuckle

Creating content that stands out online can be tough, especially as the creation of digital content continues to boom. Choosing topics that resonate with the audience may be able to…

Understanding the Total Cost of Ownership for Your GIS

I’ve been in the GIS business for a long time. I have performed almost every job role within our company, including many positions focused on technology evangelism, customer education, and…

Shark Tank – Season 1 Recap

I introduced a new initiative here at SSP back in June called Shark Tank. Here’s a link to my original article if you missed it . In short, when we’re…

Partnering with an R&D Leader

November 9, 2021 By: Skye Perry

2021 has been an exceptionally busy year at SSP Innovations. We kicked off the year by announcing our acquisition of 3-GIS which expanded our utility products and services into the…

Updating Data in an Enterprise GIS with Python and Pandas

November 8, 2021 By: Aaron Leese

Towards the beginning of the year, I wanted to play with the new selection-based display in the ArcGIS Dashboard beta (which is now out of beta!). I had been hoping…