GIS Case Studies

Turning Smart Cities into GeoSmart Cities

With patented street level image capture technology and over 30 years of experience, Cyclomedia is supporting some of the most innovative and productive government departments and agencies across the US improve workflows and save time and money. Learn how GIS professionals are using CycloMedia’s cloud-based, highly accurate, and parallax free imagery and related software tools to capture, analyze and archive images and data that will turn what you do today into a future-proof resource for what you need to do tomorrow.

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Experience level: 
Beginner

GIS Workflow at the Heart of NG9-1-1 (Continued)

This NG9-1-1 Workshop shows how GIS is at the heart of NG9-1-1 and is aimed at the GIS professional who is currently supporting or may soon support their emergency communications division in the future or the PSAP stakeholder interested in learning more about the data needed to support the ESInet.  Deadlines are looming for the GIS Professional to have their data and workflows in place by 2020 to support NG9-1-1.

Experience level: 
Beginner

Bike-sharing the "last mile" in Washington, D.C.

Even the best-designed public transit systems often suffer from the “last mile problem”: the distance between final transit station and final destination might be too far to walk, which encourages people to drive instead. Bike-sharing can mitigate the last mile problem sustainably, cheaply, and without new transit infrastructure, but only if the bike-share stations are well located in relation to the metro stations.

Experience level: 
Beginner

GIS For Ports: Geospatial Security Mapping System at the Port of Oakland

AECOM developed and implemented the Geospatial Security Mapping System (GSMS) for the Port of Oakland (Port) - this session will explore that process and implementation. The ongoing objective of the project is to produce an enterprise geographic information system (GIS) comprised of data, hardware, software, process documentation, training, and support that will be used by the Port to improve daily operations, to prepare for and manage crisis events, and to advise recovery efforts.

Experience level: 
Intermediate

Providing Citizens Access to Local Yard Sale Events through the power of Esri’s ArcGIS Online

The City of San Mateo, California has deployed a Yard Sale app providing citizens interactive access to yard sales throughout the city. GISinc helped to develop a custom Geoform, allowing users to submit their locations, item categories, and attach photographs. A Javascript application leverages an ArcGIS Online web map to allow users to use mobile devices to search for sales items, filter locations, get driving directions from their location, and print a map of selected results.

Experience level: 
Intermediate

Strategic GIS Planning and Management in Local Government – The City of Berkeley Example

David Holdstock, GISP, GIS consultant and author of Strategic GIS Planning and Management in Local Government, CRC Press 2017, talks about planning, building and maintaining a true enterprise-wide, scalable, sustainable and enduring GIS.  David introduces a corporate style diagnosis strategy, and offers an in depth discussion about the following:
• Six pillars of GIS sustainability
• Challenges, barriers and pitfalls
• Governance and staffing models
• Training, education and knowledge transfer
• Return on Investment (ROI) analysis

Experience level: 
Beginner

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