Project Category: Strategic Planning & Training

Caltrans PEAR-STEVE Systems Evaluation

Caltrans PEAR-STEVE Systems Evaluation

Challenge The California Department of Transportation (“Caltrans”), Division of Environmental Analysis (DEA) required a comprehensive system requirements evaluation for two projects: the Preliminary Environmental Analysis Report (PEAR) tool and the Standard Tracking and Exchange Vehicle for Environmental System (STEVE) project. The PEAR-Tool will automate the currently manual process of collecting and reviewing data for the environmental review process. These tasks include project initiation, preliminary review, budgetary estimation, and project...
San Mateo County ArcSDE/Oracle Spatial Implementation

San Mateo County ArcSDE/Oracle Spatial Implementation

Challenge Farallon previously developed and implemented an Enterprise GIS for San Mateo County using Oracle Spatial as the backend and Intergraph Geomedia as its primary GIS software.  Several County departments wanted to deploy the map production and geocoding tools available in ArcGIS.  But they wanted it to seamlessly integrate with their existing Oracle Spatial Enterprise GIS and work in conjunction with Geomedia. Solution Farallon installed, configured and tested ArcSDE...
Integrating MDOT’s business data with its geographic data using Oracle Spatial

Integrating MDOT’s business data with its geographic data using Oracle Spatial

Challenge The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is responsible for planning, designing, building and operating streets, highways, bridges, transit systems, airports, railroads and ports. MDOT used separate systems to manage the geographic data and the business data (using a linear referencing system) describing the state’s transportation network. Because, the LRS technology was not geographically referenced, MDOT’s ability to automate data validation procedures and perform real-time spatial analyses of the...
Town of Hillsborough Enterprise Geodatabase Development

Town of Hillsborough Enterprise Geodatabase Development

Challenge The Town of Hillsborough had devoted time and resources to initiating a GIS. It had successfully developed several key GIS data layers including parcels, addresses, and storm, sewer and water lines but did not have the experience or staffing resources to convert their desktop-based GIS to a more robust, enterprise-level GIS. The GIS was fragmented and scattered across various departments, resulting in data redundancies with higher error potential....
San Mateo County Department of Health – GIS, Epidemiology, Disease Control & Prevention

San Mateo County Department of Health – GIS, Epidemiology, Disease Control & Prevention

Challenge The San Mateo Disease Control & Prevention division (DCPU) is responsible for monitoring and investigating cases of infectious diseases in the County and providing prevention education and training. Because location is one of the most important factors in determining where infectious diseases are originating and spreading, the DCPU wanted to use locational-savvy tools in their analyses. The Public Health Department had recently invested in ESRI’s ArcView and ArcGIS...