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Change the Way You Work: 5 Tips for Digitizing Your Winter Operations

By @neotreks / June 6, 2017

It has been a tough year with record-breaking snowfall. Now that the snow has melted, it’s time to reflect on how we can improve. Better yet, it’s time to see if digitizing your winter operations can play an impactful role in the work you do. As you start to evaluate the benefits of applying industry…

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New York Officials Fired for Snow Storm Response

By @neotreks / May 23, 2017

Think you can’t be fired for failing to respond adequately to inclement weather? Think again. The mayor of Binghamton, New York, fired two of the City’s top Public Works officials following heavy criticism from residents about poor snow removal during Winter Storm Stella. The storm buried the city, and its residents, under 32 inches of snow.…

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NeoTreks Plow Ops

NeoTreks, Inc. Announces the Launch of Plow Ops™

By @neotreks / April 11, 2017

CASTLE ROCK, CO — April 11, 2017 — NeoTreks, Inc., a geospatial development company, announces the launch of Plow Ops™, a SaaS-enabled workforce intelligence ecosystem that improves safety and increases efficiency during winter snow plowing operations. “Many regions of the country experienced historic snow events during this past 2016/17 snow season and we are pleased…

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Government SaaS

Why Are So Many Organizations Turning To SaaS?

By @neotreks / April 5, 2017

Is your state or local agency still hesitant about the cloud? You’re not alone. The Public Sector’s initial skepticism of cloud computing was driven by security and migration concerns. However, the success of cloud computing as on-demand delivery of various types of technology solutions such as storage, software development, business applications, data center activities and…

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Winter Operations Trends Report, What You Need to Know

By @neotreks / March 24, 2017

We’re always looking for innovative service offerings to help drive safety and efficiency in exciting new ways. In an effort to stay ahead of the emerging needs of our partners throughout the country, Plow Ops™ recently concluded research on winter operations trends for 2018. We interviewed various personnel in fleet operations and roadway/utility maintenance at…

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Idaho Record Snowfall

Idaho Digs Out After Record Snowfall. Are You Prepared?

By @neotreks / March 7, 2017

Record snowfall in Idaho has left many state and local officials wondering if plow fleets are ready for the next major storm. When it comes to winter operations, knowledge is power. With tools like road condition reporting, driver and route status, and communication tracking and event logs, you can feel confident your fleet is ready…

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Montgomery County snow removal

Getting Ready for Winter with Montgomery County, Maryland

By @neotreks / February 22, 2017

At the annual 2016 Snow Summit, Montgomery County officials talked about getting ready for winter, the importance of snow removal, and new initiatives to bring residents more accurate and timely weather-related information. “Snow takes on a life of its own,” said Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County executive. “And, oftentimes, politicians and governments have been measured by…

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Plow Ops Data Drives the Town of Mead, Colorado

By @neotreks / February 14, 2017

When Chris Larmon started working at the Town of Mead more than two decades ago, plow operations were simple. But that once quiet Colorado town has since quadrupled in size, and the Public Works Department battles to keep up with high service level expectations. Chris brought in NeoTreks Plow Ops™ to collect data that will…

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4 Reasons to Digitize Your Winter Operations

By @neotreks / February 6, 2017

You may feel like you’re getting by with traditional communications at your agency during inclement weather. However, the current cloud-dependent and digital platforms offer more efficient ways to track plow driver status and improve road, weather and critical incident reporting. Keep reading to see if you can benefit from digitizing your winter operations. 1. You’re…

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Fleet Management Startups

NeoTreks Plow Ops the “Next Big Thing” in GIS Startups

By @neotreks / January 17, 2017

Directions Magazine features NeoTreks Plow Ops in its article, “Startups: What’s the Next Big Thing?” The magazine caught up with the geospatial development company and other startups at the 2016 Esri User Conference, which connects leaders in the field of geographic information system (GIS) product development. According to the article: “In the world of utilities,…

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