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Friday, October 14 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Geo-enhanced Field Collections & Inspections for an 80 Year-Old Firm

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Old habits are hard to break, especially those created over decades of work experience. In the past, the civil engineering firm has been very comfortable with the patterns of field staff taking hand written notes, snapping photos with a camera, using desktop applications (CAD & GIS), and manually reformatting the collected data multiple times to serve multiple purposes. This presentation is a story of a successful implementation of geospatial technology in a civil engineering firm by extending the geospatial platform to knowledge workers (field inspectors), embracing the “work anywhere” pattern of data collection, and providing “Executive Access” to project managers and decision makers. While the example is specific, the experiences and lessons learned apply to a broader scope of situations faced by our GIS Community. 

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David Kunz

Civil Solutions
David is the Director of GIS Services for Civil Solutions.  He is a results-oriented GISP with a strong understanding of process and information flows between geospatial technology and business related goals. David specializes in the integration of geospatial technologies in corporate... Read More →

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Richard Rehmann

President, Civil Solutions
Rich is the President of ARH Associates, Inc., a multi-disciplined civil engineering firm started in his grandfather’s garage in the 1930’s. Shortly after obtaining a master’s degree in civil engineering and joining ARH in 1993, Rich established Civil Solutions, the GIS Division... Read More →


Friday October 14, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am EDT
Atlantic A Resorts Atlantic City