Denver, April 12, 2007 – CH2M HILL Enterprise Management Solutions (EMS), an industry-leading information technology (IT) management consulting and solution development business, is scheduled to present on spatial best practices, emerging trends in enterprise location and the integration of business with location intelligence during the 2007 Location Intelligence conference held April 16-18 in San Francisco. In addition, CH2M HILL will showcase several demonstrations leveraging the power of spatial technology to help businesses manage assets, visualize its data and make better, more informed decisions.
CH2M HILL presentations include:
Spatially-Enabling the Enterprise: Best Practices
April 16, 9am, Dante Room
Vice President Ed Riegelmann of CH2M HILL’s Enterprise Spatial Solutions business and Vice President Brian Cullis of the firm’s EMS Consulting business will use real world case studies to demonstrate how large enterprises can be guided through the assessment, investment, implementation and sustainability phases of spatial information technology innovation and accrue enhanced business value by exploiting location intelligence.
Emerging Trends in Enterprise Location Solutions
April 17, 9:30a, Parc Rooms I and II
Vice President Brian Cullis along with other senior executives will explore advancements and threats related to location intelligence that may impact progress toward seamless enterprise spatial databases.
Large Scale Enterprise Projects
April 17, 1:00p, Parc Room I
Vice President Ed Riegelmann will discuss the use of spatial information as a critical asset for decision support in large-scale engineering projects.
Integrating Business and Location Intelligence
April 17, 3:30p, Parc Room I
CH2M HILL Spatial Solutions Architect Jubal Harpster will present on technical frameworks for integrating spatial and non-spatial data toward deriving enhanced business information.
CH2M HILL will showcase several spatial technology demonstrations using best of breed technology from alliance partners such as Google, ESRI and Microsoft. Some include:
Supply Chain Visualization
CH2M HILL and IDV Solutions have teamed to create the first Spatial Supply Chain Visualization (SSCV) solution built upon the Microsoft Virtual Earth platform. Targeted towards businesses and manufactures where supplies are critical, the SSCV solution integrates with corporate data systems to leverage table-based information and presents it in its spatial context within a rich and appealing interface.
Automated Vehicle Location Tracking
The ability to visualize real-world locations of resources in real-time is key to an effective emergency management system. This demonstration focuses on the advancement of current automated vehicle location technologies within the US Air Force and how the system enhances the emergency services sector's daily operations both on base as well as outside the property.
Google Earth Tracker
Tracking individual mobile phones is possible using built-in GPS capabilities of modern handsets. The Google Earth Tracker solution takes this to the next level by integrating individual handset location tracking with Web services and Google Earth. This has applicability to a wide variety of applications including routing, security, and emergency response.
The GeoSite solution is a cost-effective, secure, easy-to-use project management Web portal. GeoSite offers organizations the ability to visualize spatial data and analytical data querying capabilities through the use of Google Earth and Google Maps. The integrated power of these products provides companies with rapid access to relevant data in open formats that provide unique benefits to projects.
Spatial ETL Server Solution
The Spatial ETL Server solution provides an effective way for organizations to stream data in real-time to Google Earth clients. Safe Software’s FME Spatial ETL server leverages the power of the FME platform and brings true data geospatial interoperability to the enterprise. The FME server is a scalable spatial ETL processing system that enables enterprises to access, integrate and share large amounts of data with multiple users using different Web services or applications.
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About CH2M HILL
Headquartered in Denver, Colo., employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in engineering, construction, and operations for public and private clients. With $4.5 billion in revenue, CH2M HILL is an industry- leading program management, construction management for fee, and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record (2006). The firm’s work is concentrated in the areas of transportation, water, energy, environment, communications, construction, and industrial facilities. The firm has long been recognized as a most-admired company and leading employer by business media and professional associations worldwide. CH2M HILL has more than 19,000 employees in regional offices around the world.