Today’s Problems  Solved with  Creative Solutions <ul><li>January 21, 2010 10:00 am EST: Asset Inventory: </li></ul><ul><u...
Today’s Problems Solved with  Creative Solutions Harvest More:  “Public Safety” Presenter:  Andrew Harrison,  GISP   Busin...
Founded in 1962, The Schneider Corporation is one of the largest data solutions firms in our region and an industry leader...
Sample Client Map
Asset Management  <ul><ul><li>Bridges and culverts  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Road inventory  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Problem <ul><li>Not knowing the condition of the millions of dollars of infrastructure the community owns. </li></ul><ul><...
Sidewalk Inventory <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>City wide inventory of all sidewalks and missing sidewalks and th...
Problem <ul><li>Community was being sued to fix and build ADA compliant sidewalks throughout the entire community </li></u...
How? <ul><li>Ortho review of existing sidewalks </li></ul><ul><li>Added data layers to GPS units with forms </li></ul><ul>...
 
What did they collect? <ul><li>Evaluate sidewalk and curb ramps using the following criteria: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Differ...
 
 
 
Return on Investment <ul><li>The City now has a clear view of their sidewalk problems </li></ul><ul><li>They are able to b...
<ul><li>Roads, Signs Bridges and  Culverts </li></ul>
Problem <ul><li>Communities needs a better way to access bridge, sign, roads, and culvert inventory data </li></ul><ul><li...
 
 
 
 
 
Culverts are found the same way by query or individual identifying.
 
Clicking on the image will allow a close look at the pages
 
Permits
Other Uses of GIS in the Highway Department <ul><li>Placing other permits on the GIS using the same methods as the drivewa...
Other Uses of GIS in the Highway Department <ul><li>Complete road re-classification </li></ul><ul><li>Work with the County...
Please feel free to call or email me with any questions you may have. Harvest More:  “Public Safety” Presenter:  Andrew Ha...
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A returning favorite! Most organizations start into GIS as a tool for maintaining land records information, but not everyone leverages that investment for the greatest return to their community. Join us to see how organizations are taking full advantage of their system and using it for planning and problem solving. The session will focus on innovation in problem solving but will also showcase some favorite examples from past years.

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  • Last year we spoke about the need for our GIS client to start using GIS to solve problems and I’m happy to announce that many of you have taken charge…………..
  • Last year we spoke about the need for our GIS client to start using GIS to solve problems and I’m happy to announce that many of you have taken charge…………..
  • Dubois County, Indiana The Schneider Corporation 1-800-898-0332 Schneider brings a combined GIS experience of over 300 years. Largest multi-discipline GIS, surveying, and civil engineering consulting firm in Indiana 20 Registered Indiana Land Surveyors &amp; Civil Engineers Financial depth to do these types of projects ($22m firm) why is that important to them? Because it allows us to reinvest $600,000 into technology to provide better solutions for our clients All work done in the Indiana Trimble, Azteca, MicroData, GeoCom, AutoDesk, Microsoft, ESRI Alleviate “bleeding edge” for our clients Ensure practical implementation that avoid pitfalls and problems Insure compatibility with future software releases and long term goals Protect client investment
  • City placed sidewalks on the home owners
  • About 1 gb pix’s collected 5,683 images
  • Sidewalk Inventory Purpose City wide inventory of all sidewalks and missing sidewalks and their condition. Photos were taken of damaged areas Reports showing costs were generated along with a maps indicating damaged areas. Problem Community was being sued to fix and build ADA compliant sidewalks throughout the entire community Community indicated that they did not have the funding to make all the corrections to the sidewalk They have a statute or ordinance in place that supposedly the home owner is responsible for the sidewalk Estimated cost of repairs and new improvements over $11 million dollars How? Ortho review of existing sidewalks Added data layers to GPS units with forms TrimPix added to GPS unit and Camera is connection Field collection GPS points collected of damaged areas Attributes describing condition were entered Photos were taken and linked to the GPS point Return on Investment The City now has a clear view of their sidewalk problems They are able to budget and prioritize areas based on condition ratings
  • Last year we spoke about the need for our GIS client to start using GIS to solve problems and I’m happy to announce that many of you have taken charge…………..
  • Asset Inventory

    1. 1. Today’s Problems Solved with Creative Solutions <ul><li>January 21, 2010 10:00 am EST: Asset Inventory: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bridges and culverts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Road inventory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign Inventory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fleet Management </li></ul></ul>
    2. 2. Today’s Problems Solved with Creative Solutions Harvest More: “Public Safety” Presenter: Andrew Harrison, GISP Business Development Manager The Schneider Corporation (317) 826-7393 [email_address]
    3. 3. Founded in 1962, The Schneider Corporation is one of the largest data solutions firms in our region and an industry leader in providing services that lower cost, increase service and reduce risk for our clients.
    4. 4. Sample Client Map
    5. 5. Asset Management <ul><ul><li>Bridges and culverts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Road inventory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign Inventory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fleet Management </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Problem <ul><li>Not knowing the condition of the millions of dollars of infrastructure the community owns. </li></ul><ul><li>Existing records are poor quality </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to plan is difficult </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of planning results in missed maintenance opportunities </li></ul>
    7. 7. Sidewalk Inventory <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>City wide inventory of all sidewalks and missing sidewalks and their condition. </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Problem <ul><li>Community was being sued to fix and build ADA compliant sidewalks throughout the entire community </li></ul><ul><li>Estimate cost of repairs and new improvements was unknown </li></ul>
    9. 9. How? <ul><li>Ortho review of existing sidewalks </li></ul><ul><li>Added data layers to GPS units with forms </li></ul><ul><li>TrimPix added to GPS unit and Camera is connection </li></ul><ul><li>Field collection </li></ul><ul><li>GPS points collected of damaged areas </li></ul><ul><li>Attributes describing condition were entered </li></ul><ul><li>Photos were taken and linked to the GPS point </li></ul>
    10. 11. What did they collect? <ul><li>Evaluate sidewalk and curb ramps using the following criteria: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Difference in Elevation: A difference in elevation between square of ½” or greater. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cracks: A crack that is ½” or more in width and 24” or more in length, or a crack that is ¾” or wider and any length. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surface Spalling: Crumbling or chipping away of the surface of at least ¼ of the sidewalk square area and ½” deep. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trees uprooting sidewalks. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sidewalk and Curb Ramps not built to ADA Standards. </li></ul></ul>
    11. 15. Return on Investment <ul><li>The City now has a clear view of their sidewalk problems </li></ul><ul><li>They are able to budget and prioritize areas based on condition ratings </li></ul>
    12. 16. <ul><li>Roads, Signs Bridges and Culverts </li></ul>
    13. 17. Problem <ul><li>Communities needs a better way to access bridge, sign, roads, and culvert inventory data </li></ul><ul><li>Data is being collected but it’s difficult to share or access </li></ul><ul><li>Decision makers are making decisions without a clear view of the community </li></ul>
    14. 23. Culverts are found the same way by query or individual identifying.
    15. 25. Clicking on the image will allow a close look at the pages
    16. 27. Permits
    17. 28. Other Uses of GIS in the Highway Department <ul><li>Placing other permits on the GIS using the same methods as the driveway permits. </li></ul><ul><li>Requiring permits to be sent in electronic format with GPS locations for placed items. </li></ul><ul><li>Working with the local utilities to set up all existing services on the county GIS. </li></ul>
    18. 29. Other Uses of GIS in the Highway Department <ul><li>Complete road re-classification </li></ul><ul><li>Work with the County Sheriff’s Department to place accidents on the GIS to learn our more dangerous roadway location. </li></ul>
    19. 30. Please feel free to call or email me with any questions you may have. Harvest More: “Public Safety” Presenter: Andrew Harrison, GISP Business Development Manager The Schneider Corporation (317) 826-7393 [email_address]

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