Model Predictions: GIS Helps Public Works Manage Assets
An increasing number of local governments have recognized the advantage of including GIS technology in their predictive modeling processes.
American City & County, April 2013
Seeing the Signs
Glendale, California, has implemented a sign management system that uses ArcGIS to help organize and display sign information more easily for office and field-workers.
ArcNews, Spring 2013
Finnish City Enlists GIS Against Annual Snow Assault
Snowplowing operations in Pori, Finland, were inefficiently managed until GIS technology helped generate route optimization models, yielding savings in both time and fuel costs.
ArcNews, Summer 2013
Website Helps Discover, Explore, and Improve US City Parks
The Trust for Public Land ParkScore Project rates how well the 40 largest cities in the United States are meeting the need for public parks.
ArcNews, Winter 2012/2013
Town Sharpens Proactive Sewer System Management
Mooresville, North Carolina developed a sewer management and maintenance system based on ArcGIS.
ArcNews, Fall 2012
As public works professionals, you and your organization work to strengthen the country's infrastructure. You are responsible for many assets such as transportation and water infrastructure, fleets of vehicles, signs, and trees, to name a few. GIS gives you the data management and mapping tools you need for better asset and work order management, planning, and prioritization.
Creating a public works information system based on Esri's ArcGIS for Server will improve your department's efficiency and productivity. The system uses GIS to connect divisions from engineering to accounting, which streamlines workflows, asset management, and operations.
See how public works departments benefit from the use of geographic analysis and GIS.
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