Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative Sign ELA with TC Technology

Carlsbad, CA, – February 24, 2011 – TC Technology announces that Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) signed an enterprise license agreement (ELA) allowing unlimited deployment of GO! Sync Mobile GIS.

Based in Hughesville, Maryland, SMECO is a customer-owned electric cooperative providing electricity to over 147,000 services in southern Prince George’s County, Charles County, St. Mary’s County, and all but the northeast portion of Calvert County.

To boost field force efficiency, SMECO deployed TC Technology’s easy-to-use viewing, sketching, and inspection software integrated with the existing work order and service order dispatch processes. Starting with service crews and engineering support staff, field personnel benefit from GO! Sync Mobile GIS’s enterprise integration capabilities. Using laptops with near real time work plotted on a map, staff have the latest facility information when responding to routine and emergency jobs.

SMECO also streamlined its data collection and inspection procedures by arming field crews and engineering support staff with intuitive forms within GO! Sync Mobile GIS to create map sketches, update GIS and maintenance records, and collect new or missing facilities. Overall, the software helps eliminate paper, standardize the use of GIS in operational practices, and empowers field users to improve the accuracy and integrity of GIS data.

“SMECO was careful to first identify its needs and then match those needs with the right technology and vendor,” states Joseph Rhoads, Engineering Support Services, SMECO. “As we deploy mobile GIS throughout our business, it was important for SMECO to select a proven company and an enterprise ready software product. In reviewing the market, we were impressed with TC Technology and GO! Sync Mobile GIS’ track record of success. ” GO! Sync is the cost-effective mobile GIS solution perfectly suited for organizations of any size.

Boasting a suite of standard ready-to-deploy tools for inspecting, sketching, searching, tracing, routing, and GPS, GO! Sync Mobile GIS makes enterprise deployment straightforward with a flexible, centrally managed application framework that allows for simple integration with popular work management and asset management solutions. These features make GO! Sync Mobile GIS a powerful workforce automation platform for organizations with a distributed workforce like utilities, governments and private enterprises. GO! Sync is the Mobile GIS Standard.

About TC Technology
TC Technology is a proven leader in Mobile GIS, providing both products and services to a broad range of markets across the nation. TC Technology’s solutions are built using GO! Sync, The Mobile GIS Standard, which provides organizations complimentary options for deploying easy-to-use geospatial information into the hands of its field force where significant return on investment is achieved.