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Web Based GIS LeadGen Introduction



This is an introduction to InteractiveGIS and what we offer as a web based GIS solution.

This is an introduction to InteractiveGIS and what we offer as a web based GIS solution.



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    • What is a Geographic Information System (GIS)?
      InteractiveGIS Web-based GIS Technology
      Database + Map = GIS
      Smart Map
    • Key features – Output: Print engineer-grade, scaled maps in a wide variety of sizes.
      The Print Manager provides the ability to select, view, manage, and print maps ranging in size from 8.5" by 11" (ANSI A) to 34" by 44" (ANSI E). All of which are plotted to scale.
      • Predefined Templates
      • Markup Tools (not available on this version)
      • Output Formats
      • Predefined Scaled Plotting
      • Print Output Mode
      Ever try to fit an entire water distribution system on an 8.5 by 11 inch piece of paper?
    • Key features – Customizability: no matter your web-based GIS needs, we’ve designed a solution
      A Map of the Area of Interest
      Your Electronic Filing Cabinet
      Enhanced Rollover – Coming Soon!
      CCTV Video Inspection
    • Key features – Significant Savings: saving thousands of your valuable dollars per project.
      • What is Open Source Software?
      • The term open source refers to any freely-distributed software whose source code is intentionally made available for people to examine and modify.
      • InteractiveGIS is Built on the Open Source Software MapServer®
      • Developed by NASA & University of Minnesota
      • No GIS Experience Necessary
      • Point and Click Functionality
      • Most people already know how to work an Internet browser
      • Immediate Savings on ALL Software Costs
      • Your Budget is Focused on Developing the Required Tools
      • When you take out the maintenance and the licensing of server software, you can focus your money directly on the problem and solution
    • Key features – Online Hosting: we do the work to keep your data online, backed up, and secure.
      • No Server Maintenance
      • On-Line Data Collection
      • No Commercial Software to Purchase
    • Key features – Better Tools: the nearly endless possibilities.
      • Any number of query combinations
      • Maps you can draw on digitally
      • More levels of connection between your items of data
      • And much more!
      Markup Tools Include:
      • Add Symbols
      • Add Lines
      • Add Text
      • Definable Line Weights, Colors, and Text/Symbol Size
      • Clear Markup by Step or Clear All
      • Printable
    • Key features – Security: a tiered security system.
      Guest User :
      Limits public access to certain information
      • Allows you to give their info-seekers access to only the information they need.
      Registered User :
      Provides additional information
    • Key features – Data Format: exporting/importing data in a range formats such as SHP, DXF, PDF, CSV allowing you to update your systems with ease.
      • Exchange Data Between Software Platforms
      • Share Information with Consultants and other departments
    • The Interface
      Side Panel
      Tool Bar - Navigation & Common Tools
      Icons - Just the Facts, Print Manager, and Help
      Map Area
    • The Tool Bar
      Zoom In - zooms-in by either clicking on the map or by drawing a box around the region of interest. Zoom Out - zooms-out by either clicking on a point on the map near the region of interest. Zoom Extents- Displays the full geographic extent of all visible layers. Pan - Click on the map and drag the cursor with the left mouse button down. This will move the view extent in any direction. Identify - Click on a feature within the map to display attribute information. The information is shown on the Results tab. Measure - This tool is used to measure distance and/or area on the map. This information is displayed at the bottom of the interface. Rectangle/Point Feature Selection - This tool is used to make a rectangular or circular selection of features found on the map. Polygon Feature Selection - This tool is used to make a selection within the polygon of features found on the map.
    • Map View Tab
      Map View Tab
      Quick Zoom
      Zoom to a Community
      Zoom to a Public Building
      Quick Search
      Enables the user to search by any one or all of the following:
      Account Number
      Owner (if registered user)
      Street Number
      E-911 Address
      Selection Tools (used in conjunction with tool bar rectangle and polygon selection tools)
      Identify which layer to search
      Specify the search buffer distance
    • Data Search
      InteractiveGIS is the link between data and real-world features
      The Digital Filing Cabinet
      Easy as 1-2-3…4!
    • Data Search
    • Data Search
    • Data Search
    • Just the Facts
      Just the Facts (JTF) is a very powerful tool by itself to look at a specific feature. It not only gives the user detailed information about feature but it also gives additional spatial information about the surrounding area.
      Print - Sends the results to the printer.
      Email - Opens up Microsoft Office's Outlook and generates the appropriate link.
    • Drill-down Identification
      The Selection tool provides the user the ability to select multiple features, from the same layer, by performing a single action.
      Returning more information quicker.
    • Map Layers Tab
      To control the visibility of a map layer, complete the following steps:
      Select the Map Layers tab
      Locate the layer of interest
      Click the checkbox to toggle the visibility of that layer
      Click the Update button located at the bottom of the side panel.
      The system will regenerate a new map with only the selected layers visible.
    • Search Tab
      • Property Search
      Enables the user to search by any one or all of the following:
      Account Number
      Owner (if registered user)
      Street Number
      E-911 Address
      • Deed Book & Page Search
      • Enter a deed book and page number and hit Search.
      • Range Searches
      • Enter a range for the Acreage and press Search.
      • Enter a Map Number or range
      The results are displayed on the Results tab.
    • Results Tab - Initial Returns
      Initial Results - Regardless of how the search was initiated, the Results Tab will provide a list of features that either matched the selection criteria or were returned as the result of one of the selection tools.
      Note that at the top of the Result Tab the system provides a critical piece of information about how the system understood what the user was searching:
      Search Query: Owner equals smith Note - the above statement describes how the system understood your query. If this is incorrect please adjust your query and retry.
      The initial results provide links to additional information
    • Results Tab - Detailed Information
      Detailed Results come from the user selecting the blue hyperlinked text from one of the Initial Results records. Depending on the feature selected, more detailed information will be displayed in the side panel.
      The detailed results provide additional information
    • Results Tab - Adjoiners
      To find out information about surrounding properties use the Get Adjoining Parcels tool.
      Adjoining parcels are highlighted
      • To find out even MORE information about surrounding properties continue to use the Get Adjoining Parcels tool.
      • Adjust the Buffer Distance to cross over streets to get parcels on the other side of the road if necessary.
    • Results Tab – Print & Export
      Print & Export Functionality
      Export – CSV format
      Print – Directly to PDF
    • Detailed Online Help & Training
      The Help button is located at the top right of the interface.
      Easily Updated since it is on the server – no costly updates to distribute “Users Manuals” and covers all topics in one place.
      Side Panel
      Preference & Settings
      Map View Tab
      Map Layer Tab
      Search Tab
      Results Tab
      Just the Facts
      Print Manager
      The Help Button