When you have miles and miles and millions of dollars in critical infrastructure to protect, it’s impossible to monitor every foot 100 percent of the time. So, every day, you’re faced with deciding where to dispatch a limited number of workers to oversee the highest-risk threats.
Extreme weather events are rising causing concern for utilities. Irth reviews how utilities can use data and digital tools to be prepared for severe weather.
Common Ground Alliance (CGA) featured Irth’s customer Arizona 811 in a recent case study for using Coursettra, Irth’s training and operator qualifications solution, and Exactix, Irth’s one call center notification solution, to enhance its excavator training.
At this year’s annual Executive Women’s International (EWI) Gala, Irth Solutions took home all three peer-nominated Columbus chapter awards. Congratulations to CEO Brad Gammons — Executive of the Year Sr. Director of Operations Tiffani Henry — Representative of the Year Customer Success Manager Jordan Marciniak — Rising Star of the Year
When we initially designed Coursettra, our training and operator qualifications solution, it was a primary goal to figure out the best way for each person to learn effectively. Over the years, our solution has evolved based on customer feedback and more than 117,000 learners have logged into it for training.
At Irth, we rely on the latest technology to advance our mobile-first strategy to enhance resilience and reduce risk in the delivery of essential services. We recently modernized our risk management, damage prevention, and infrastructure protection mobile app to help workers in the field operate more safely and efficiently when they service critical network infrastructure.
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There’s a lot to celebrate in telecommunications today. At the top of the list are telecommunications and media companies’ services that power our digital economy. This vital role makes it essential for telecoms to mitigate risks and guard against disruptions. Establishing resiliency in the network is paramount, in a world of cyberattacks, economic uncertainty, […]
Risk management for utilities requires a dual approach in the digital era: historical and predictive data analytics. As underground critical network infrastructure expands, it’s essential to use all data available to score risk. Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) committed to burying 10,000 miles of power lines in the next decade to prevent fires from igniting […]
February 13, 2023 INSIGHTS Thank You to All That Attended and Made This Year’s DISTRIBUTECH Successful A big thank you to all that attended and made this year’s DISTRIBUTECH a success in San Diego. Over three days, more than 275 speakers and 500 exhibitors participated in the largest DISTRIBUTECH in history. With over 12,000 professionals […]
Did you know there are 3 trillion trees on Earth? They are critical to our health because they absorb carbon dioxide and remove air pollution. Trees also provide shade, a home for wildlife, and beauty. Yet vegetation around power lines is the No. 1 cause of fires and power outages worldwide. Effective vegetation management is […]
Technology is the driving factor behind nearly every aspect of our lives. So, it’s no wonder the only way to protect the critical infrastructure that makes our daily lives possible is by leveraging technology. Technology can help protect and limit damages to the essential services that people and businesses rely on daily. That’s why […]
Wondering if it's time to upgrade your 811 ticket management system? Identify issues with your 811 ticket software to know when to upgrade.
Jason Adams, Executive Vice President, Irth Solutions Jason Adams, former CEO of 4iQ Solutions, Discusses Why Industry Experience and Deep Data Sets Improve Damage Prevention We recently talked to Jason Adams, former CEO of 4iQ Solutions and now Executive Vice President of Irth Solutions, after the company joined the Irth Solutions family. 4iQ was started […]
In a recent dp-PRO webinar, Matthew Abbitt, Chief Product Officer at Irth Solutions, outlined how to measure risk in the damage prevention industry. To appropriately measure risk, you need to be able to assign a Risk Score to various activities that take place around your assets. Risk Scoring is a calculated level of risk associated […]
By Shane Mattix Data drives value. The more processes you have digitized – the more data you have easily accessible to enhance your damage prevention and risk management programs. If all your data is still in paper format, extracting its value is a manual process – and much more difficult. We chatted with Shane Mattix, […]
In a recent Common Ground Alliance (CGA) Next Practices Case Study, Irth Solutions’ customer Crown Castle was highlighted for its data-driven interventions to reduce damages and costs. Crown Castle’s more than 5,000 employees maintain critical communications infrastructure that includes more than 85K route miles of fiber, 40K towers and 115K small cells across the nation. […]
Irth Solutions was thrilled to be part of the 2022 DISTRIBUTECH International Exhibitor Showcase. Tune in to the entire discussion with Brad Gammons, CEO, Irth Solutions, as he talked to John Engel, content director at Clarion Energy. Highlights include: An inside look at Irth Solutions’ offerings in energy transmission and distribution, such as augmented reality, […]
Energy, utility and telecom companies have started embracing innovation and are moving to adopt the latest technologies. As these companies bring new technologies to their field users, there is strong interest in adopting augmented reality in damage prevention.
By Anand Nukala In the summer 2022 issue of dp-PRO magazine, Anand Nukala, Irth Solutions’ Director of Product Management, wrote about how a mobile device with the right capabilities will transform how your company gathers and uses data to drive operational effectiveness, increase field worker safety and complete work on time. In the article, you’ll […]
By Shane Mattix A 13% increase in infrastructure projects is forecast between 2021 and 2022, with expectations for continued growth. This translates into more 811 tickets to manage. Software or technology, such as 811 ticket management, used in the damage prevention process provides the greatest ROI potential, according to CGA’s Next Practices Initiative’s Report to the […]
Stake Center Locating is on a digital transformation journey. The high-risk infrastructure and fiber optic locating company jettisoned legacy operations systems to focus on innovation and change.
May 3, 2022 INSIGHTS Full of Appreciation for the 2022 User Summit After two years without a User Summit, we are grateful to everyone who attended and made the 2022 User Summit a success at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Over 1.5 days, more than 70 attendees participated in training and Ask […]
Earth Day is the largest secular observance in the world and is celebrated by over 190 countries and more than 1 billion people every April 22. But being good stewards of the environment is a valiant endeavor any day of the year.
As Shane Mattix, Irth Solution’s technical sales leader, explained during a recent conversation around frequently asked questions, knowing the best action to take to reduce risk is even more crucial for Risk Management.
January 17, 2022 By Shane Mattix Locators need tools to record activities comprehensively when they’re out in the field — whether they have internet access or not. When a locator can annotate details to an 811 ticket, your critical network infrastructure assets are better protected because a fuller picture is created of what’s transpiring in […]
Before partnering with Irth Solutions, Southwest Gas was doing tremendous work to reduce damage to their critical infrastructure and build strong, strategic partnerships with local excavators.
August 26, 2021 By Brad Gammons It has been a privilege to walk alongside you — everyday heroes in the energy, gas utility, electric utility, municipality, contract locator, telecom and media industries — for more than 25 years. As essential workers, you keep the critical network infrastructure that’s core to economic development and prosperity fully […]
Detecting and Preventing Excavation-Related Damages Before They Occur We recently had the pleasure of sponsoring a CGA “Food for Thought” webinar titled, “Detecting and Preventing Excavation-Related Damages Before They Occur.” Joined by our partners at Terra Sound Technology, we spoke about the challenges facing the damage prevention industry, such as how to remain resilient, protect […]
Irth Solutions' market-leading SaaS platform improves resilience and reduces risk in the sustainable delivery of essential services that millions of people and businesses rely on every day. Energy, utility and telecom companies across the U.S. and Canada trust Irth Solutions for damage prevention, asset protection and risk management solutions, making Irth the top provider for 811 (one call) ticket management and utility locating software since 1995. Powered by business intelligence, analytics and geospatial data, our platform helps deliver the 360-degree situational awareness needed to proactively mitigate and manage risk of critical network infrastructure in a changing environment.