Sidwell Wins MAPPS Geospatial Excellence Award in GIS/IT

November 16, 2012 -- The Sidwell Company has been selected for the MAPPS Geospatial Excellence Award in the GIS/IT category at the MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards competition for its work in the City of Storm Lake, Iowa. MAPPS (www.mapps.org) is the only national association exclusively comprised of private firms in the remote sensing, spatial data and geographic information systems field in the United States.

 After many years of relying on other agencies to produce their maps, the City of Storm Lake determined it needed GIS as a resource to enable efficient and effective responses to geospatial information requests from the various City departments.  Sidwell developed a comprehensive geospatial inventory of critical municipal infrastructure, and a robust information deployment solution. The City was also able to work with Buena Vista County to satisfy all their background data needs, as well as utilize students from Buena Vista University’s Biology Department for the tree inventory (efficiently and accurately identifying tree species) and road sign inventory portion of the project.

High-accuracy Trimble and Ashtech GPS/GNSS products for data collection

  • Trimble and Esri field data collection software
  • Comprehensive geospatial inventory of critical municipal infrastructure and robust ArcGIS geodatabase
  • Trained staff to successfully view, analyze, and maintain the City GIS
  • Portico website

According to Justin Yarosevich, City of Storm Lake Assistant City Manager, “This project has enabled the City and its staff to become more efficient and provide a more timely response in everything from Police calls for service to Fire calls, water main breaks, and zoning requests, to name a few. We also know that the robust and comprehensive system that we are building will be a resource for our community for generations to come.  We are pleased with the partnership we have had with Sidwell, and look forward to continuing our partnership as we move forward with additional enhancements to our GIS.”

 #   #   #

  About Sidwell

Sidwell has provided comprehensive mapping and land record information systems to local government for over 80 years. Sidwell is a national industry leader of GIS solutions for cadastral mapping and land-records management, and a provider of aerial photography, software development, photogrammetric services, and GPS solutions. We are a professional team of GIS data developers, quality control technicians, application programmers, photogrammetrists, and more. Sidwell provides outstanding solutions to our clients to enable them to achieve their goals now and in the future. Sidwell is an Esri Gold Tier Partner & VAR.



Read the complete story ...


Review Article Be the first to review this article

Jobs
GIS Director for Cambridge Systematics at Cambridge, MA
Senior Project Manager for RAMTeCH at Stillwater, MN
GIS Analyst for RAMTeCH at Stillwater, MN
Application Engineer for DesignPoint Solutions at Clark, NJ
Geospatial Sales Manager, Sr. for Harris Corporation at Palm Bay, FL
Upcoming Events
25th Anniversary South Central Arc User Group Conference at Addison Texas TX - Apr 13 - 17, 2015
GISWORX 2015 at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel Dubai United Arab Emirates - Apr 20 - 23, 2015
Making $ense of Integration: GITA Pacific Northwest Chapter Conference at 8415 Paine Field Boulevard Mukilteo WA - Apr 20 - 21, 2015
C4ISR Summit at Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates - Apr 27 - 29, 2015
USGIF geoint 2015 symposium June 22-25 Washington DC.
Topcon: Advanced Field software for Mapping
University of Denver GIS Program
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.
Geospatial Sales Manager, Sr.



Internet Business Systems © 2015 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 210, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408) 850-9202 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy