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A Rugged Windows 10 Tablet for Water Resource Investigations

Hydrologists, biologists, watershed scientists and other professional tasked with water resource data collection can benefit from a lightweight and rugged field-computer that that has the power of their desktop/laptop computer but is light-weight and rugged enough for field use. The ideal device would contain the processor muscle to run an assortment of third-party MS Windows […]

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Work or Play? Mapping Baseball Fields with Laser Technology

It’s not every day one gets to spend on home plate at AT&T Park where the San Francisco Giants play baseball in front of thousands of spectators at the field and millions watching on TV. When a client came to Elecdata asking for a more efficient and accurate way to map assets and features surrounding […]

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DataPlus Mobile – Using a Forms Builder for Fisheries Field Data Collection

Elecdata’s DataPlus Mobile form creation software is particularly well-suited for creating field data collection forms for use in fisheries. Using two real-world examples, this article will show how to replicate fisheries field forms, utilize DataPlus Mobile features to speed field data collection and minimize errors, and then quickly and easily download the data to an […]

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ArcGIS Online For Local Government Part 5 of 5: Planning & Development

Using Esri® ArcGIS® for Local Government and the Local Government Information Model (LGIM), governments can maximize their operations through innovative use of GIS with the latest tools and resources. With an emphasis on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions, local governments can now deploy select applications from a wide set of web maps, web apps, data models, […]

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FieldSeeker GIS and Sentinel GIS — Focusing on Vector Control

FieldSeeker® GIS and Sentinel® GIS are primarily focused on Mosquito Control best practices and workflows – specifically, on supporting Integrated Mosquito Management activities including surveillance, larviciding, source reduction, site inspection, and various forms of treatment. However, not all operations are focused on mosquito control only.  Many are organized as mosquito & vector control districts.  Depending […]

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ArcGIS Online For Local Government Part 4 of 5: Land Records

Using Esri® ArcGIS® for Local Government and the Local Government Information Model (LGIM), governments can maximize their operations through innovative use of GIS with the latest tools and resources. With an emphasis on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions, local governments can now deploy select applications from a wide set of web maps, web apps, data models, […]

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Using a GeoForm for Citizen Engagement

Gathering citizen service requests from your website is nothing new. But often there is a disconnect between your website and operational system, requiring someone to review and manually re-enter the data from an email, database, or printout. What if instead of that the citizen request that was entered was location enabled and immediately in your […]

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Esri’s ArcGIS Online Operations Dashboard for Vector Control

Dashboards are nothing new. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and other dashboard lingo are inheritances from ERP and other business systems. Without getting bogged down in the lingo, let’s talk about the Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS and how it can help mosquito control operations. First of all, a general point that we can all agree on […]

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ArcGIS® Online for Local Government Part 3 of 5: Fire, Emergency Management, & Law Enforcement

Using Esri® ArcGIS® for Local Government and the Local Government Information Model (LGIM), governments can maximize their operations through innovative use of GIS with the latest tools and resources. With an emphasis on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions, local governments can now deploy select applications from a wide set of web maps, web apps, data models, […]

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Sharing Operational Insights Using Esri’s ArcGIS Online Status Maps

Sharing public information in a public self-service setting is a tricky business. How much is enough? How much is too much? Information comes in a context, so merely dumping data on a website for everyone to look through doesn’t do anyone a lot of good. As a citizen, I’m probably looking for specific information when […]