Planning Communities’ purpose is to address fundamental local and global challenges in the areas of climate action, clean and renewable energy technologies, economic and community resiliency and adaptation, and healthy and active transportation systems built on an equitable framework. The firm is founded on the principle of doing good in balancing the highest industry standards for people, planet, and profits. Facilitating collaborative planning and developing smart and actionable climate solutions is Planning Communities passion! The firm specializes in developing fun and engaging planning tools and geospatial-based analysis, applications, resources and data-derived insights needed to solve complex community, environmental, economic and infrastructure challenges. The firm‘s enthusiasm and rich experience helps communities enhance their knowledge and create implementation and lasting commitment to environmental, sustainable, and equitable practices through energized visioning, goal-setting, process and systems reviews, and performance tracking.
Data Driven Organizations
Organizations want to be transparent and work smarter, not harder. Often, Performance Measures projects take on a life of their own, generating MORE data siloes, not fewer, and therefore, more work. It’s more important to utilize the real data - the data you’re already generating and using. We can work with you to develop performance metrics that actionize the right data, while using technology and automation to limit repetitive manual effort. Your time is better spent focusing on the reports and dashboards that get things done.
GIS Applications & Tool Development
Applications are game-changers - focused automation that provide real answers...instead of just burying people in tons more data. We have many domain experts that work with you from concept to strategy to design to development. We have helped our clients innovate by developing the right technology to make their ideas come alive. And if you’d prefer to avoid the administrative and technical overhead of an application, We can develop and manage your systems for you, where you never have to worry about getting any bytes on your hands.
GIS Analysis and Modeling
It all comes down to the data. It’s the lifeblood of every organization. Drawing insights from seemingly disparate sets of data. We understand the spatial concepts that underlie questions, and can determine appropriate methods to employ when performing analyses that answer those questions.
Application Development, Business Case Development, Data Conversion/Migration, Data Model & Database Design, GIS Strategy and Planning, Implementation, Training Services