Month: January 2013

Arches Geospatial Asset Management System Tailored to Cultural Heritage Goes Live for Early Access

Arches Geospatial Asset Management System Tailored to Cultural Heritage Goes Live for Early Access

I’m pleased to announce that the cultural heritage project Farallon has been helping the Getty Conservation Institute and World Monuments Fund to build is now live for early access! Arches is an open source, geospatial asset management system specifically tailored to the needs of the international cultural heritage field. It can inventory and document all types of immovable heritage, including buildings and other structures, cultural landscapes, heritage ensembles or districts,...
GIS and Mapping as a Workflow Management Solution for Utility Infrastructure

GIS and Mapping as a Workflow Management Solution for Utility Infrastructure

One way to picture the infrastructure of almost any utility – electricity, oil, natural gas, telecommunications, etc. – is to visualize an interconnected network of different piping systems and associated components. In the case of a water and sewage treatment facility, for example, there’s the Backwash In piping system that has a particular type of pipe and a particular type of valve. There’s the Raw Water In system with...