the United States the Freedom of Information Act was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 4, 1966 Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments were signed by President Bill Clinton on October 2, 1996
http://www.internetworldstats.com/blog.htm There are over 250 million alone in the united states which factors out to nearly 74% of the population being on the internet.
Vigo County, Indiana 7.5 million request 57% Data 43% Map Story County, Iowa 5.9 million Request 63% Data 27% Map
For example we used our beacon product as an example to display the type of traffic numbers we see on a regular basis. These figures are to assist you in understanding the kind of web traffic It is from this that we can see how much web information can reduce the resources needed to communicate directly with the public. Each of the examples given will begin to reduce how much traffic is coming into the county which will allow your employees to get back to other projects that may have been neglected. Can you see how this could be directly correlated with the traffice you receive each day, with the questions the community has for you. Overall having your information available on line is going to make you and your employees more efficient!
Beacon manages nearly $750 billion in assets. Currently provides data for over 3.5 million parcels. Largest interactive web based land records and public data provider in the Country. Beacon also utilizes a software solution that automatically updates daily to keep your data accurate and consistent. Beacon saves organization staff an average of over 25 hours of office and phone traffic every day. Beacon has been implemented by over 100 organizations in 8 states Beacon lowers GIS implementation costs and licensing fees Beacon provides 24/7 information access for the public and internal users Beacon can integrate virtually any database
View Interactive maps of your GIS data.
Review your digital Aerial photography to easily review your community.
Your portal can also utilize the latest technology and internet features and incorporate those into the site. Example here is: Google Streetview Other options may be: Zillow – Real Estate Assessment site Ebay for Tax Sale Auctions
Service is not something you can touch or feel it is a promise and to believe the promise you must hire a firm you can trust. Schneider is this firm. Hosting over 200 GIS Web Sites Software solution geo●gear being used nationally Financial depth to do your project Understanding of the ENTIRE GIS process, not just the data conversion step Unsurpassed business relationships ESRI Azteca GeoComm Trimble ESRI Award HSE receives ESRI’s Special Achievement in GIS Award Sarpy County, Nebraska receives ESRI’s Special Achievement in GIS Award Keynote ESRI’s Survey and GIS Summit Foundation Business Partner of the Year – Selected over hundreds of other partners Winners of the Indiana Geographic Information Council - GIS Achievement Award 4 out of 6 awards went to Schneider Clients Association of Indiana Counties County Achievement Award Blackford County, Indiana Huntington County, Indiana
GIS Web Mapping for Local Government
What are they looking for?
Freedom of InformationFreedom of Information
ActAct• Signed into law by President
Lyndon B. Johnson on July 4,
Freedom of InformationFreedom of Information
ActAct• signed by President
Bill Clinton on October 2,
AccessAccess for Everyonefor Everyone
In the late 90s the Library of Congress uses
the Internet to distribute thousands of
oversize historical maps and images. In
the first six hours that this collection
went “live” on the internet, more people
accessed the collection than in the
previous eight years!
2001 ESRI has over 500,000 ArcView
2005 google maps puts GIS in the
hands of the public
2006 Facebook goes public
2007 the iphone is introduced
PublicPublic DemandsDemands AccessAccess
• Users Today (November 2010) – World Internet usage is now
estimated to be nearly
according to the Internet World Stats Database.
Public Demands AccessPublic Demands Access
• North American Population 2010
– Population 2010 = 344,157,450
– Internet usage:
– 146.3% user growth rate from 2000-2009
*Source: The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Users Want Information “NOW”Users Want Information “NOW”
But what are they looking for?But what are they looking for?
- The public/users want information now!
- They want information instantly, with a few
- They do not want to unnecessary time out of
their day to complete tasks.
- They do not want to wait in lines
-They do not want to wait for an extended period
of time, they want instant response.
Traffic StatisticsTraffic Statistics
• First seven Moths in 2010 – Indiana’s beacon sites were visited nearly
14,381,27414,381,274 page views.
Save Tax PayersSave Tax Payers
MoneyMoneyIn just seven months Beacon has saved Indiana
in time and money.
What is beacon?What is beacon?
• Beacon™ is a award winning web
portal designed to support
interactive public access that allows
users to view local government
information, public records and maps
via the web.
• Beacon is single source web-based
data reporting tool that incorporates
existing CAMA, GIS, Permits, Records
and Tax, into a single, user friendly
web application that is designed with
your needs in mind.
• Beacon is an Electronic Courthouse
Beacon Basic Features:
• Statewide Property Record reporting
• Land Improvement data
• County Assessor Assessment
• Tax History
• Property deductions and exemptions
• Aerial Photos Mapping
• Report Printing and email links
• And much, much more
Search Parcel RecordsSearch Parcel Records
Quick FactsQuick Facts
• Beacon brings all the courthouse offices together seamlessly under one portal
which lowers your operating cost
• Beacon reduces phone and counter traffic an average of over 25 hours every day.
• Beacon has been implemented for over 200 organizations in 8 states
• Beacon lowers technology implementation costs and licensing fees
• Beacon provides 24/7 information access for the public and internal users
• Beacon can integrate virtually any database
• Beacon manages nearly $750 billion in assets.
• Beacon has reduced tax appeals up to 90%.
• Beacon is the largest interactive web based land records and public data provider
in the Country.
Providing dedication, honesty and integrity
to the GIS Industry
Since 1962 we have been focused on providing
solutions that lower cost, reduce risk
and increase services for our clients
Thank You!Thank You!
Since 1962, The Schneider Corporation
has been providing creative solutions
for land, infrastructure and facilities
projects that help increase revenue,
lower costs and mitigate risk
Andrew Harrison, GISP