Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.

Portland, OR, United States


Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. (MB&G) was founded in 1921 by David Mason, an early and vocal advocate for sustained yield forestry. Today, MB&G has three lines of business: forestry, environmental, and geospatial services. We are headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and have offices in California, Idaho, and Colorado. MB&G has 60 employees who provide forestry, environmental, and geospatial expertise to help solve some of the most complex natural resource management projects. While MB&G has been providing GIS services to our clients and has been an Esri business partner for over 20 years, the establishment of the Geospatial Services Group (GSG) in 2010 was a significant investment and commitment to enhance and expand our geospatial capabilities. The GSG now includes software architects, developers, project management professionals, database analysts, GIS and image processing analysts, and technicians. Building on almost a century of successful project execution and innovation, we have developed the MB&G Spatial Content Management System (CMS) and MB&G MobileMap, a widely-successful field GIS and data collection software. MB&G ensures our core values of integrity, quality, expertise, and client service, are consistently met with a 100% successful delivery on projects that range from a few thousand dollars to million dollar enterprise development efforts spanning multiple municipal, state, private, and federal clientele.



MB&G provides a full range of software development, geospatial, and mapping services. We work closely with our clients to identify and/or develop the most appropriate data sources and software solutions for each client’s needs including: • Geospatial Data Needs Assessment – Determine appropriate data types, resolution, and accuracy • Gap Analysis – Identify data gaps and select best data sources or methodologies to fill those gaps • Data Compilation – Gather and compile spatial and non-spatial data • Data Creation – Use image processing techniques, GIS analysis, field data collection and spatial models • Data Quality Control and Quality Assurance – Includes automated QA • Spatial Data Integration – for Land Management and Forest Information Systems • Data Modeling and Database Implementation – Develop efficient and robust data models • Data Conversion – Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) processes and conversion • Software Needs Assessment – Uses robust requirements gathering and documentation process • Application Design – Transparent process to meet functional requirements and provide an efficient and intuitive user experience • Application Development and Testing – Develop new and enhance existing software applications • Cloud-Hosted Web Services and Applications – For secure, scalable, high-performance enterprise solutions • Software Documentation and Training – High-quality documentation and training for end-user and administration.

Services Provided:

Application Development, Business Case Development, Data Conversion/Migration, Data Model & Database Design, GIS Strategy and Planning, Hosting Services, Implementation, Needs and Requirements, System Architecture and Design, System Integration, Training Services