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Challenge us with your hardest design and engineering problems

We’ve provided countless companies with software solutions to solve their toughest challenges, and can’t wait to help you solve yours!

Teamwork. Integrity. Excellence.

Our company was built on these foundations 25 years ago, and they remain strong within our team today. It’s the gold standard for all our employees when conducting business and providing customer service.

Our team of expert problem solvers is dedicated to finding the best solutions for you, your business and the unique problems you face.

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25 Years of Experience


Opening our doors

Carl Livingood provides consulting services to electric distribution utilities in the United States as a sole proprietorship DBA GeoSpatial Innovations (GSI).


First Software Solutions

GSI begins to provide software development services through contracted employees.


First Software Product: Pocket Designer

GSI develops its first software product, Pocket Designer, for capturing electric powerline design data in the field using mobile and Global Positioning System (GPS) technologies.


First Sale

GSI successfully secures its first major software sale to American Electric Power, leading us to 25 years of business.


2nd Software Solution: Pocket Collector

GSI develops its second software, Pocket Collector, playing a pivotal role in assisting utility companies during their inspections and inventory management of utility assets in the field.


3rd Software Solution

GSI continues to promote and sell software solutions in the Utility Industry. GSI launches their third software product, Pocket Scout, for assessing storm damage.


Integration with DDS

GSI and Itron come to an agreement to allow GSI’s Pocket Designer to fully integrate with Itron’s Distribution Design Studio (DDS) software.


Pocket LZ Surveyor

GSI develops Pocket LZ Surveyor, a software built for the US Air Force Special Operations Command.


Product Consolidation: GSI AssetManager

GSI consolidates and rebrands three of their products. Pocket Designer, Pocket Collector, and Pocket Scout are now a new product called GSI AssetManager.

2008 & 2009

4th Product Solution: GSI Forester

GSI develops and launches its fourth software product, GSI Forester, our Utility Vegetation Management software solution to get a foothold in the UVM market.

2010 & 2011

GSI establishes an Advisory Board

GSI establishes an Advisory Board to assist the ownership team in making critical business decisions.


GSI Asset Manager moves to the cloud

GSI is hard at work embarking on a major software initiative to migrate GSI Asset Manager from On-Premises to Microsoft’s Azure (cloud based hosting).


Partnership with Austin Energy

Austin Energy (electric utility in Austin, TX) contracts with GSI to enhance and extend GSI AssetManager Forester vegetation management software.

2014 & 2015

GSI purchases Distribution Design Studio (DDS)

GSI makes a game changing purchase in 2015 by purchasing Distribution Design Studio (DDS) from Itron, Inc. including employees, several software products and customer contracts.


GSI acquires the Trimble Energy Transmission Solutions

GSI acquires the Trimble Energy Transmission Solutions (TETS) business from Trimble Navigation Limited including employees, several software products, and customer contracts.


GSI names Lisa Livingood as President & CEO

GSI names Lisa Livingood as President and Chief Executive Officer and obtains certification as a woman-owned business enterprise (WBE).


GSI wins: Esri Solution Alignment Award

Esri Solution Alignment Award for GSI’s work during the migration of FirstEnergy onto Esri’s Utility Network.

Thank you for allowing us to play a role in your utility and design journey. We are looking forward to all that is to come!

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