GIS Blog Series: Top 10 Customer Challenges with GIS and SAP

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The GIS blog series is a collaborative insight channel, brought to you by the Rizing GIS experts. It is designed to address the topic of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in conjunction with SAP, by individually focusing on the to 10 most important customer challenges.

GIS Blog Series – Part 1: The Challenge of Maintaining Independent Asset Registries
by Asia Gelker published on Jul 25, 2017

A good subtitle for this initial blog could be: “The Advantages of Integrating GIS and SAP”.  In many industries with dispersed or “field” assets, critical…

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GIS Blog Series – Part 2:  How to mitigate the increased risk of having incomplete information on a given asset
by Asia Gelker published on Aug 02, 2017

Any organization required to manage and separately maintain two complimentary asset management systems containing data on the same assets, one system being SAP and the…

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GIS Blog Series – Part 3: The System of Record
by Asia Gelker published on Aug 11, 2017

Many people could say that their system of record is SAP, or that their system of record is GIS, but there’s not necessarily a way…

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GIS Blog Series – Part 4: Challenges in planning work with ability to view spatially
by Asia Gelker published on Aug 18, 2017

When dealing with geospatially dispersed assets, planning takes on additional importance...The good news is that when SAP and GIS are integrated effectively, geospatial planning becomes…

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GIS Blog Series – Part 5: Inability to Provide Asset Data as well as Spatial Data to a Mobile Workforce
by Asia Gelker published on Aug 27, 2017

For those who are sufficiently long-in-the-tooth, think back to a time before smart phones…before GPS…before mobile maps. In those days a cross-country trek, a trip…

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GIS Blog Series – Part 6: The Challenge in Linking Asset Health to Environmental Factors
by Asia Gelker published on Sep 01, 2017

Having SAP as your system of record for asset maintenance means that the system can be used for routine inspections, preventive maintenance, and corrective maintenance. …

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GIS Blog Series – Part 7: Enabling Material Traceability with GIS & SAP
by Asia Gelker published on Sep 23, 2017

Successful implementation of a material traceability solution involves documented business processes and cross-functional coordination. Likewise, three primary applications that are critical to a robust material…

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GIS Blog Series – Part 8: Performing Spatial Analysis of Field Work
by Asia Gelker published on Sep 29, 2017

Since we have already covered the advantages of integrating GIS and SAP systems with regard to planning and executing work, this post will focus more…

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GIS Blog Series – Part 9: Inability to Optimize Maintenance Routes Due to Lack of Spatial Data
by Asia Gelker published on Nov 29, 2017

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and GIS systems create increased efficiency and many times negate the need to travel to field locations.

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GIS Blog Series – Part 10: Regulatory Reporting Challenges
by Asia Gelker published on Dec 12, 2017

Regulatory compliance can take on many forms, but there are some common types of challenges. Learn how integrating SAP and GIS platforms can ensure all…

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