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Utility Design and Engineering
Software & Services
GeoSpatial Innovations, Inc. provides design and engineering software & services to electric and natural gas utilities in the U.S. and Canada.
Our design and engineering software platform, Distribution Design Studio (DDS), is used in the office and in the field by designers to efficiently create designs for overhead and underground line extensions, subdivisions, reliability improvement jobs, roadway relocations, third-party attachments and system hardening.
Distribution Design Studio (DDS) is used in the office and in the field by designers to efficiently create designs for overhead and underground extensions, subdivisions, reliability improvement jobs, roadway relocations, third-party attachments and system hardening.
Why Distribution Design Studio
Built for Large Investor-Owned Utilities that want the following:
A valuable tool for Investor-Owned Utility personnel to solve business challenges facing today’s utility companies.
A graphic work design tool that is fast, easy to learn and easy to use
Making field collection for designers 50% faster than traditional staking processes
A design tool with built-in structural and electrical analysis that enforces your company’s standards to ensure compliance
An integrated solution that supports popular GIS platforms, such as Esri ArcGIS, GE Smallworld and Hexagon G-Technology as well as Work Management Systems such as IBM Maximo, SAP EAM, STORMS and Oracle EAM\WAM
A company that provides experienced designers capable of performing production design and training services to fill gaps in your workforce
A software solution that meets your IT’s security requirements and is actively managed and maintained, along with analytics and support
In the Office
Integrations between DDS and GIS/WMS significantly reduce the duplication of effort. GIS integrations are supported with Esri ArcGIS, Intergraph G/Technology and GE Electric Office. WMS integrations are supported with IBM Maximo, SAP EAM, Oracle EAM and other work management systems. Work orders, compatible units, parts and costs are all kept in sync.
In the Field
Field design is supported on tablets and phones (Android and iOS) along with various types of GPS/GNSS receivers for collection of accurate locations and spans with optional compatible unit assignment. Users can connect to Esri ArcGIS web maps and design using multiple tools and features, with or without an internet connection.
Need an extra hand?
Our experienced team can jump in right now.
Utilities across the country are facing staffing challenges with their design workforce. We have a team of Designers who are experts at using DDS and can assist your company with design services, training and testing.
We deliver the results you need to serve your customers well.
While industry trends and utility requirements add complexity to designers’ workflows, DDS leverages technology and industry expertise to ensure that designers remain productive. DDS allows designers to satisfy customer needs and utility requirements even as workloads increase, workflow complexity increases and technology changes.