Category: ESRI

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...
Farallon Geographics Migrates City of Foster City to Esri LGIM for Easy Use of Off-the-Shelf Applications

Farallon Geographics Migrates City of Foster City to Esri LGIM for Easy Use of Off-the-Shelf Applications

San Francisco — Farallon Geographics is working with the City of Foster City to migrate their legacy GIS system from MapGuide 6.5 to Esri LGIM. Farallon is responsible for the planning, project management, data migration, a complete high-performance installation, and staff training. For the City, migrating to LGIM offers an affordable, forward thinking solution that gives them immediate access to a wide range of Esri and Esri-compatible off-the-shelf applications built...
Esri’s LGIM competes with customized GIS solutions for using geodata in local government

Esri’s LGIM competes with customized GIS solutions for using geodata in local government

Local governments and municipalities have struggled for years to obtain a shrink-wrapped solution to managing and using geodata within their enterprises.  It’s a difficult nut to crack because every local government (and every GIS implementation) is “custom” to some extent. It was impossible to find GIS software that quickly and easily installs, loads data, and works the way you want it. Compounding the problem, development of the right GIS...
eCatch 2.0 – rebuilding sustainable fisheries on the California coast using GIS

eCatch 2.0 – rebuilding sustainable fisheries on the California coast using GIS

If you follow environmental news then you probably already read about eCatch, a new iPad app developed by The Nature Conservancy that gives fishermen real-time access to the latest information on where the fish are – the abundant ones they want to catch and the overfished ones they need to avoid. The basic idea behind eCatch is that some fish are becoming endangered through overfishing, and the best way...
GIS Web Part’  in the SharePoint vernacular

GIS Web Part’ in the SharePoint vernacular

It seems like SharePoint is all the rage these days – and if you believe the hype coming from Microsoft – SharePoint is a silver bullet for organizations to manage and publish web content in a way that doesn’t break the bank. Recently, Farallon has had a number of clients asking us to develop GIS applications that integrate with their existing SharePoint environments. I don’t have a strong opinion...