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Esri GeoConX 2016: A Look Back …

October 30, 2016 By: Jessica Hartbauer

Join us as we look back at the success of Esri's GeoConX 2016 conference this past October.

Trying Out ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud®

October 27, 2016 By: Corey Blakeborough

Earlier this year, ArcGIS announced the ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud® (beta). This allows users to seamlessly place and manipulate maps in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Maps can be…

Beer and Popups with the New Esri JavaScript API

October 25, 2016 By: Josh King

Keep reading for a reacap of the features in the Esri JavaScript 4.1 API. In this article, we take an in depth look at brew pubs and custom popups in…

How to Automate Your ArcGIS Installs with Python

October 21, 2016 By: Brice Childers

Installing software and setting up environments can be boring and repetitive. Using Python and its associated tools, we have many options to automate ArcGIS installs — a process which saves…

Esri Utility Network – Migrating Your Data into the Utility Network

SSP introduced a new "Geometric Network to Utility Network" migration process at Esri GeoConX 2016. The migration ensures your data gets loaded into the Utility Network correctly, while you take…

SSP Junior Developer: My First Year in the Family

October 16, 2016 By: Sung Bae

What is it like as an SSP junior developer? Developer Sung Bae dives into Denver, quarterly excursions, open-door policies, client solutions and more.

Esri Utility Network – Topology, Tiers, & Subnetworks, Oh My!

October 10, 2016 By: Skye Perry

SSP continues a multi-part series on the data model utilized by the new Esri Utility Network. This month we tie many concepts together as we discuss the new network topology…

Cityworks for Electric Inspections

October 9, 2016 By: Skye Perry

Cityworks can be used as an Asset Management System for Electric and Gas utilities. In this post we explore a transformer inspection use case showing how the back office Cityworks…

What You Missed at Pipeline Week 2016

October 8, 2016 By: Clarke Wiley

Were you unable to attend this year's Pipeline Week Conference? SSP Innovations was there and this post summarizes the great technical sessions, upcoming database releases and social fun!

How GIS Revolutionized Telecommunications Engineering

October 7, 2016 By: Bruce Smith, Palmetto Engineering, Guest Author

SSP Innovations is proud to have Bruce Smith, Executive Vice President of Palmetto Engineering and Consulting, as a guest blogger on the Energy Advisor. Bruce brings a wealth of knowledge…

I’m on a Boat! An SSP Employee’s Cruise Diary

October 6, 2016 By: Brian Higgins

Diary from an SSP Employee which summaries an amazing company function.