Nomad Blog2023-04-03T21:21:11+00:00

Inside the Nomad IUV: The Key to Keeping the Lights On

The Nomad Intelligent Utility Vehicle (IUV) platform allows utility crews to get more work done with a much higher degree of safety. Much like our TCVs and other mobile solutions, IUV is a completely customizable platform for managing utility field operations of all kinds.  What Makes the IUV Different than other Utility Vehicles? The [...]

February 13, 2020|Nomad Solutions|

Large Fries in the Skies: Toward Urban Air Mobility

The Administrator of NASA recently ordered a McRib in San Diego. Not noteworthy, except for the fact that the iconic sandwich was transported by drone. Administrator Jim Bridenstine told this story at October's Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas, painting a picture of cities in the not-too-distant future where hundreds of unmanned aircraft are [...]

February 10, 2020|Events, Insights|

5 Questions to Ask When Considering a Mobile Command Center

In an age of the one-click, one-day delivery shopping experience, we are used to nearly instant gratification. We can order up almost anything from dog food to a dining room table and have it arrive on our doorstep the next day. With Alexa we can practically whisper our wants and have them magically appear. [...]

February 6, 2020|Insights|

5 Misconceptions About the Need for Mobile Ops

All too often, people wait to think about mobile operations solutions until after a natural disaster or other crisis. What is it that prevents proactive planning and implementation of these vital programs? Consider the following five misconceptions:  Misconception 1: “That will never happen here.” Preparing for the worst is both a necessity and an [...]

January 30, 2020|Insights|

Hot Wash: 2019 Central States CommEx

It was a dark and stormy night. No, really. As the Nomad crew neared the Northeast corner of Oklahoma for the following day's Central States Communications Exercise, blue skies suddenly washed gray. Roadside treetops began to rustle. A few ticks later, raindrops were tapping at the windows of our Miami (my-am-uh in the local [...]

January 27, 2020|Events|

3 Tips for Introducing a Mobile Operations Solution to Your Community

Access to a mobile command vehicle has become a must-have for public safety in the United States. In case of an emergency, every agency needs to be able to respond quickly and have the right tools for effective emergency response. Mobile command vehicles have been proven to be a powerful asset in any type [...]

January 23, 2020|Insights|

3 Communications Lessons Learned from Hurricane Maria

Natural disasters are complicated and planning for them can be incredibly difficult. Weather, while some may claim is predictable, can change in the blink of an eye. Whether you’re preparing for a hurricane, blizzard, or trying to evacuate your community due to a wildfire, a solid plan is critical.  Benjamin Franklin knew the power [...]

January 16, 2020|Insights|

Nomad + Smart Wires = Innovation in Unison

Imagine you're in a senior role at a major utility company, charged (no pun intended) with executing a billion-dollar investment plan. On the morning a big construction project is set to kick off, with a large crew and an armada of assets already deployed, you receive a call. You can’t have the planned outage [...]

January 21, 2019|Customer Stories, Projects|

Drones on the Rise: 3 Key Insights From Airworks 2018

DJI Airworks is a three-day conference focused on the challenges and opportunities around commercial UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems). In addition to the burgeoning hobbyist side, drones are becoming an integral component of public safety, utility, mining, construction, and business operations of all kinds. As the industry's 800-pound gorilla, DJI is positioned to connect the developers, [...]

November 15, 2018|Events, Insights|

5 Mobile Operations Lessons From the 2017 Hurricane Season

When Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Rockport, Texas on August 25, 2017, Eddy Weiss had already assembled a team and was inbound. His consultancy, C4L & Associates, facilitates crisis response trainings, and also stands ready to serve in actual emergencies. Outside Port Arthur, the C4L crew staged and awaited orders. It didn't take long. [...]

May 8, 2018|Customer Stories, Insights|

Nomad Blog

Go to Top