Washoe County, Nevada selects Smart Data Strategies to upgrade and improve the way the County maintains the county-wide parcel database
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Washoe County, Nevada selects Smart Data Strategies to upgrade and improve the way the County maintains the county-wide parcel database

November 26, 2007 -- Smart Data Strategies, Inc. (SDS) announces today that Washoe County (Reno), Nevada has selected SDS for their GIS Data Conversion and Parcel Mapping Application Upgrade Project. The primary goals of the project are to convert the existing assessor tax maps from an ArcInfo workstation based system to an ESRI geodatabase environment and to replace the County Assessor’s outdated map editing tools.

DREAMaps™ Mapper, SDS’ parcel editing extension to ESRI’s ArcGIS, will be customized to closely match the functionality that exists within the current system while taking advantage of the latest technology to ensure a topologically correct geodatabase. DREAMaps™ Mapper will provide the county with a complete set of COGO editing tools, methods of capturing parcel history, and quality control tools. In order to greatly streamline the parcel editing process, DREAMaps™ Mapper will be integrated with the existing CAMA system to reduce duplicate data entry and eliminate orphan creation.

Washoe County will be the second largest DREAMaps™ Mapper installation in the country behind the City of Phoenix, Arizona.

About DREAMaps Mapper

DREAMaps™ Mapper is a customized – and customizable – extension to ArcGIS, the powerful GIS engine developed by Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI). DREAMapsTM Mapper consolidates the primary tasks of a mapping office – splitting existing parcels, joining existing parcels, digitally constructing new parcel geometry, updating property-related data, and importing parcel graphics from other systems – into a collection of intuitive workflows that help to automate common function within ESRI's ArcMap environment. Automated processes working in the background ensure data integrity. DREAMaps™ Mapper has been used to maintain parcels since 1997 and currently has nearly 200 users nationwide.

About Smart Data Strategies

Founded in 1989, Smart Data Strategies, Inc. provides a variety of GIS software and services focused on Real Property Intelligence™ and its use by an assortment of clients, including local, state, and federal government agencies, as well as private industries utilizing GIS. Services include DREAMaps™ land records management software which currently is being used to manage 8 million parcels across the United States, parcel conversion, geodatabase design and implementation, GIS/CAMA integration, database normalization, CAD-to-GIS conversion, systems integration, inventory management, ROW management, e-commerce data brokerage and distribution, training, toll-free support, as well as GIS data conversion services. Visit www.sds-inc.com for more information about Smart Data Strategies products and services.

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