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Network Management Series

January 22, 2018

by Robert Krisher
Senior Consultant at POWER Engineers

In my continuing quest to introduce ArcGIS users to the new terms and concepts being introduced by Esri’s Network Management platform, this article will help demystify the new ability of modelling Associations within your Utility Network. The first question to answer is ‘what are associations?’ The answer to this is simple; associations are the way that the new Network Management model represents the various relationships between elements…

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About the Author:

Robert is a Senior Consultant in POWER’s Geospatial and Asset Management group with over 10 years of industry experience. Robert excels at pushing the boundaries of what is possible with GIS and related technologies at utilities, often by repurposing proven technologies and methods in clever ways. As an active member of many early access programs across the industry and author of more than a dozen published articles, Robert is a recognized expert with Esri’s latest technology including ArcGIS Pro and the new Utility Network. He loves finding innovative solutions to complex challenges and sharing his insights with the GIS community. If you have any questions or comments for Robert, you can contact him at robert.krisher@powereng.com.