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GIS at Sain Associates

  1. 1. GIS at Sain Associates Lunch and Learn June 29, 2012
  2. 2. Agenda• What is GIS• GIS Engineering Support• GIS Services to be Offered• GIS Solutions• Client Benefits
  3. 3. What Is GIS?• GIS is an abbreviation for Geographic Information System, which is … – Computer software that maps and analyzes geographic data
  4. 4. GIS versus CAD• CAD (drafting software with geographic data only) – Microstation – AutoCAD• GIS (the integration of geographic data with an information database) – ArcGIS (by ESRI) – GeoMedia (Microstation-based) – AutoCAD Map (AutoCAD-based) – MapInfo
  5. 5. Some Industries Using GIS Solutions • Electric/Gas Utilities • Public Sector • Business/Marketing • Retail • Telecommunications • Military/Intelligence • Transportation Logistics • Computer Aided • Petroleum & Mining Dispatch • Pipeline • Mapping • Water & Wastewater • Land Use Planning • Health Care • Real Estate & Cadastral • Federal Government • Site Location • National Agencies • Agriculture • Environmental Mgmt. • Forestry • Local Government • Land Use Planning • Risk Management
  6. 6. GIS Engineering Support• Survey – Maps for field crews – Post-process field data for GIS• Traffic – Transportation studies – Project presentations• Infrastructure – Expansion planning – Pre-engineering• Site – Site planning
  7. 7. Survey: Maps for Crews
  8. 8. Survey: Post-Process Field Data
  9. 9. Traffic: Transportation Studies
  10. 10. Traffic: Project Presentations
  11. 11. Infrastructure: Expansion Planning
  12. 12. Infrastructure: Pre-Engineering
  13. 13. Site: Planning & Visualization
  14. 14. GIS Services to be Offered• GIS Project Planning• GIS Data Services• Database Services• Other GIS Services• GIS Solutions
  15. 15. GIS Project Planning• User Needs Analysis• Data Evaluation• System Planning• Implementation Plan• Cost Benefit Analysis
  16. 16. GIS Data Services• Data Conversion – Paper – CAD• Data Migration• Data Development – Aerial Photography – GPS• Data Integration• Data Cleansing
  17. 17. Database Services• Database Modeling• Database Integration• Database Setup – Oracle – SQL Server
  18. 18. Other GIS Services• Data Maintenance• Custom Training• Technical Support – Phone – On-site
  19. 19. GIS Solutions• Asset Management• Environmental Analysis• Cemetery Management• Document Management• Address Management• Work Order Management• Hydraulic Modeling
  20. 20. Asset Management
  21. 21. Environmental Analysis
  22. 22. Cemetery Management
  23. 23. Document Management Photos As-builts Deeds Work Orders
  24. 24. Address Management Property Mailing Address Appraiser Address Tax Assessor Address
  25. 25. Work Order Management
  26. 26. Hydraulic Modeling
  27. 27. How Do Clients Benefit?• Better management of assets• Improved maintenance• Readily available information• Up-to-date information• Spatial relationships to information• Visualization of problems and solutions• Spatial analysis functions
  28. 28. Questions???

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