Maui Electric Company (MECO)
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Back in 2007, MECO started looking for a new system to manage their utilities information, which was previously kept on paper maps and datasheets. Their GIS assessment criteria included (1) functionality, (2) scalability, and (3) ease of use. Projects needed to be managed by the company’s one-person GIS shop, which had to be able to create quality deliverables straight out of the box. The implementation of a GIS helped them make better and faster decisions for designing and operating the system. The maps also helped MECO communicate better with customers and the community regarding future developments and improvements to the company’s infrastructure, including going Mobile in 2012, with the use of hand-held GPS units and the GoSync! software program.