Month: September 2016

City of Berkeley Enlists Farallon Geographics to Migrate to Esri LGIM and Leverage Off-the-Shelf Services, Applications and Workflows

City of Berkeley Enlists Farallon Geographics to Migrate to Esri LGIM and Leverage Off-the-Shelf Services, Applications and Workflows

San Francisco, CA — Farallon Geographics worked with the City of Berkeley to migrate their GIS from a legacy data model to Esri’s “Local Government Information Model” (LGIM). Farallon assisted the City’s GIS staff with LGIM strategic planning and provided the technical expertise necessary for an efficient migration. Farallon was selected for this project because of its wide experience in LGIM strategic planning, migration, customization and application integration including...
Developers Can Add Their Magic to Arches 4 With Custom Widgets and Data Types

Developers Can Add Their Magic to Arches 4 With Custom Widgets and Data Types

Arches 4 is going to include lots of new features that allow everyday users to create graphs, forms and reports without having to write code. This means that many of the tasks which previously required a developer can be done by cultural heritage experts without the need for technical expertise. It also means that customizing your Arches implementation will be much easier. There’s still opportunity, however, for developers to...
Geospatial Software Solutions Come and Go, Mind the Data!

Geospatial Software Solutions Come and Go, Mind the Data!

This year’s FOSS4G had many interesting talks but one presentation in particular, caught my attention:  “Software Comes and Goes, Mind the Data!” by Arnulf Christl.  The 140 character summary of this talk is: Data, even as it ages, remains valuable and ought to be considered a “historic document”.  In contrast, software becomes obsolete and dies.  The talk offered some interesting questions and amusing analogies and the overall take-away is...