GIS & Geospatial BlogFarallon staff's thoughts on GIS & geospatial trends, location technologies and applications
Integrate Historic Maps, Modern Aerial Imagery and Shapefiles in Arches v4 to Understand Cultural Significance
Working with Historic England, we have enhanced Arches v4 to integrate and compare the vast archive of historic maps for the the City of Lincoln with modern aerial images to better understand cultural significance.
A GIS Strategic Plan is a way to understand the unique story of a client and turn that story into a script for action. Elements of good storytelling can play a key role in developing a robust GIS Strategic Plan. Hero, setting, quest, antagonist and plot all play a role.
Quick walkthrough for developers on how to model and create data in Arches 4. This step-by-step shows designing Branches and Resource Models all the way through collecting and reporting on Resource data.
Report templates in Arches 4 will make building Arches reports easier than ever. Developers can use the templates to suit a custom use case around reporting and build better custom reports with less time and effort.
City of Berkeley Enlists Farallon Geographics to Migrate to Esri LGIM and Leverage Off-the-Shelf Services, Applications and Workflows
Farallon Geographics worked with the City of Berkeley to efficiently migrate their GIS from a legacy data model to Esri’s “Local Government Information Model” (LGIM). Farallon delivered an ETL script, verified the integrity of the transformed data and deployed the populated LGIM database to the new server architecture and geodatabase.
Arches 4 will allow everyday users to create graphs, forms and reports without having to write code. Developers can add their own additional magic using custom widgets and custom data types.
As geospatial experts we need to ensure that our data can survive the software that we use to create, edit, and interact with it. But how do we do this? How do we build for data longevity?
Farallon Geographics Migrates City of Foster City to Esri LGIM for Easy Use of Off-the-Shelf Applications
Farallon Geographics is working with the City of Foster City to migrate their legacy GIS system to Esri LGIM. LGIM offers an affordable, forward-thinking solution that can access to a wide range of Esri and Esri-compatible COTS applications built for local governments
Writing a Strategic Plan gives me the opportunity to research the latest technologies, review what we’ve done for other clients and then weave that into an optimized, tailored solution for the client.
“The single biggest benefit for us with Arches is NOT the compilation of the inventory of people, properties, etc. It is the way Arches connects ‘all to all’ so that when you search for and retrieve one person or item, you get everything connected to it.”