Pacific Gas and Electric is one on the country’s largest utilities primarily serving the San Francisco Bay and East Bay areas as well as inland areas. The Pathfinder project is pointed at improving the Distribution Gas records and asset information through updated digital gas service records and the integration of Esri GIS, Schneider Arc FM and SAP applications. Improved automation and data will result in improved and more accessible information for the business and the field. The overall goal is to improve the safety and operational efficacy of gas distribution through enhanced information and to be on the leading edge of business improvement in the gas industry.
The project is expected to be a 3 year project concluding in 2015. UDC is partnered with IBM Global services who is the prime integrator for PG&E. UDC is the key contractor providing most of the services under the contract.