Connecting Live: The GIS + SAP Asset Management Bond
Authors: Yiman Song, Craig Lees
Two of the most pressing questions for the utility industry are: 1) where are assets located and 2) what is their work history? By integrating GIS with SAP, we can answer both questions simultaneously. Loudoun Water leveraged the ArcGIS REST API to build a live, bidirectional connection between GIS and SAP. This eliminates the need for duplicate data entry while synchronizing features in GIS with the equipment and work history information in EAM, enabling a variety of location-based analyses.