Can a Python Eat an Elephant? Using Python to Automate Your Enterprise
Track: Implementation Successes
Authors: Steven Taylor, Matt Lott
In a complex Enterprise GIS, automation is not just a convenience, it is a necessity. American Water is utilizing the scripting language Python and vast number of modules available to expand on-base capabilities; GIS managers can automate tasks like database tuning, sending notification emails, and keeping CITRIX profiles clean. In combination with task scheduling tools, critical maintenance tasks are completed during off-peak times ensuring optimal user experience during core business hours.