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Simplify your workday.

Elements XS3 makes managing utilities & local government easy.

 Web-based, real-time ArcGIS & utility billing integration.

 

Simple, practical tools.

The nature of what you're doing is complicated—your software doesn't need to be.

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What It Does

  • Service requests & work orders
  • Routine maintenance
  • Inventory management
  • Fleet management
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Permits, licenses, inspections
  • Citizen requests
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Who It's Designed For

  • Water, sewer & storm utilities
  • Gas & electric utilities
  • Streets, traffic & public works
  • Planning & zoning
  • Parks & Rec departments
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How It's Built

  • Web-based, deploy on-site or in the cloud
  • Use any browser on any device
  • ArcGIS Server & online integrations
  • Mobile interfaces for tablets & phones
  • Real-time utility billing integration

What's the big deal?

Finding the balance between power and usability can be tricky, so we did it for you.

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ArcGIS Integration

Real-time, two-way integration with ESRI’s ArcGIS server platform; read and write in real time from tablets, phones and other devices. No data is copied or synchronized. All feature data is stored and maintained in the native ESRI geodatabase.

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Web & Mobility

Access data anywhere on any device in rea time. Elements XS3 is cross-browser compatible and will run on any device. Offline tools for maps and key datasets are also available.

 

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User Experience

It’s a web app, but it doesn’t feel like one. A responsive, adaptive user interface ensures the best experience on any device. Unique workspaces targeted to individual job functions are designed for maximum efficiency.

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Dynamic Data

Define custom datasets, design data collection forms, and configure unique workflow processes with no limits on the number of custom fields or design restrictions on how the data is presented to end users.

 
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Custom Workflows

A fully configurable workflow designer and built-in workflow engine allow you to design your own workflow processes and trigger events based on scenarios that are unique to your organization.

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Utility Billing & CIS

Read directly from and write directly to your utility billing software or other Customer Information System in real time via the web.

Meter reads, changeouts, shutoffs, and other tasks can be completed on the job site in real time. Field and office staff can access the information they need directly from third-party applications via Elements XS3.

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Beyond the GIS

If it belongs on a map, we'll track it there—otherwise we won’t. 

Manage work and maintenance schedules on facilities, treatment plants, trucks, equipment and other assets that aren't tied to a set of coordinates using Elements XS3.

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Reporting

Elements XS3 provides a built-in reporting engine that supports charts, graphs, and other industry standard reporting features.  Elements XS3 also offers an open Microsoft SQL database that allows full reporting access via industry standard reporting engines such as Crystal Reports, SQL Reporting Services and others.


Apples to apples.

Few things in life are worse than trying to compare apples to oranges.  
Here's a quick list of features you'll find in Elements XS3.

Web Technology

  • Choose on-premise or cloud-based hosting
  • Use any browser on any device

Service & Work Order Management

  • Pre-define custom templates
  • Define custom data to collect
  • Track labor, materials & equipment
  • Employee & crew assignments
  • Scheduled vs. actual dates
  • Preventive & reactive maintenance
  • Work history audits

Inventory Management

  • Create purchase orders & item receipts
  • FIFO costing method
  • Inventory audit tools
  • Transfer & adjust stock levels
  • Manage multiple inventory warehouses
  • Manage vendors & contractors
  • Pre-define materials required for service & work orders

Non-Spatial Assets

  • Track work on vehicles, equipment & other non-spatial assets
  • Unlimited asset types
  • Custom asset field definitions
  • Organize assets into a custom hierarchy

Maintenance Schedules

  • Schedule calendar-based maintenance
  • Schedule maintenance activities based on asset data (mileage, hours & more)
  • Available SCADA integration

Reporting

  • Built-in report designer
  • Create graphs & charts to visualize data

For Your IT Folks

  • Microsoft .NET 4.5 framework
  • MS SQL database backend

GIS Integration

  • Integrate with ArcGIS Server 10.2 or later
  • Integrate with ArcGIS Online
  • Options for ArcGIS Desktop
  • View work locations in GIS
  • Perform spatial analysis on work
  • Create heat maps & geographic reports based on work locations
  • Select one or more assets on the map & create a work order in one click

Interface Options

  • Customize grid layouts, page display & map functionality for each user
  • Customize look, feel & functionality based on job function
  • Mobile interfaces for phone & tablet

Utility Billing & CIS

  • Real-time read & write integrations with utility billing & customer information systems
  • Integrate billing data with GIS
  • Access billing data in the field
  • Install, replace, read meters & more
  • Real-time field access to customer & location data

Permits, Licenses & Inspections

  • Define custom layouts & data collection fields
  • Define custom statuses & workflows
  • System notifications across multiple departments

Workflows & Notifications

  • Design custom workflows across multiple departments
  • Create custom email & text notifications based on activities

Dynamic Data

  • Build custom datasets to be used with assets, work orders, permits, licenses & other objects
  • Unlimited custom fields
  • Design custom document layouts
  • Create notifications & workflows based on custom data
 
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We're the team responsible for Elements XS3.
Beyond the technical realm, there are three driving principles behind our madness.


Simple is Beautiful

We do our best to undercomplicate things. Your juris doctor degree is nice, but you won't need it to use our software.

Flexible is Awesome

Aside from the limbo competition at the annual Christmas party, we think it's important to be ultra flexible—both in application architecture and software implementation.

Your Problem is Our Friend

In fact, your worst problem is our best friend. We thrive on those gnarly problems that nobody can seem to figure out.


Our services.

We work hard to make great software. If you're looking for a little extra help, we've also got you covered.

Workflow Design & Consulting

Software is only half the battle in our little corner of the world. Most of our staff have worked in utilities, so we understand the business. We also understand the importance of designing and maintaining practical workflow procedures.

Mapping & GIS

Not sure about your GIS? Our mapping experts can help organize mapping data and collect GIS to help maximize your investment and ensure a successful software implementation.


Ready for a test drive?

Drop us a line and we'll run you through the app. If it looks like we're on the right track, we'll set you up with a trial account so you can work through it on your own.

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email

nxinfo@novotx.com
 

Phone

(801) 682-1400

 

Address

1436 S Legend Hills Drive
Suite 335
Clearfield, UT 84015