Sidwell Wins MAPPS Geospatial Excellence Award in GIS/IT

December 16, 2010 -- 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 Charlotte County, Florida. MAPPS ( 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.

 Sidwell’s project for Charlotte County, Florida: “Improved Geospatial Cadastral Mapping with GIS Integration” is a comprehensive inter-departmental initiative that enhanced the data schemas, workflows, and user applications required by the County to modernize their land records-based GIS. More specifically the project included the following major tasks:

 Introduction of the Sidwell Tag Data Model in to increase efficiency and functionality for parcel maintenance in the ESRI geodatabase.

  • Renumbering of all real property parcels in the jurisdiction to reconcile the County’s existing complex and inconsistent parcel numbering system. 
  • Spatial adjustment to improve the positional accuracy of the GIS to further support the growth management needs of the Property Appraiser and the County as a whole. 
  • Conversion of thousands of annotation and dimension features from CAD and hardcopy mapping systems into the newly defined Geodatabase format. 
  • Integration between the County’s GIS and CAMA system to synchronize data maintenance efforts across multiple land records databases
  • Implementation of the Parcel Builder software suite for streamlined parcel maintenance, management of parcel number assignments and digital land transactions, and the batch creation of hard-copy cadastral maps.

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  About Sidwell

For over 80 years, The Sidwell Company has provided outstanding products and services, evolving and innovating every step of the way.  Sidwell is an employee-owned firm providing integrated land records management solutions and GIS mapping and software development to local government and private-sector organizations across the United States.  Sidwell’s premier parcel mapping solution, Parcel Builder™, is currently used by over 150 customers nationwide. Sidwell also offers a full range of aerial photography and photogrammetric services, and is the Midwest Distributor for Ashtech™ GPS products and solutions.  Sidwell is an Esri Gold Partner.  For more information about Sidwell services and products, call 877.SIDWELL (877.743.9355) or visit

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