GIS in the Cloud
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IEPA ID#:7269
Room: C002
Time: 8:30 - 9:00 am
Presenter: Mark Robbins, Esri

Moderator: Owen Keenan

SUMMARY: "Cloud based technology” has been a buzz phrase for the past few years. Utilities are inundated with cloud based offerings for utility solutions such as CMMS, billing and one-call. GIS cloud based solutions are not uncommon these days either. This presentation will present the various aspects of using the cloud to support a utility’s GIS program. We will discuss how using the cloud for parts or all of your GIS can meet a variety of needs such as faster development of solutions and how to take advantage of cloud based technology when and where it makes sense.

Mark Robbins, Esri
Mark is a senior member of the Esri Water Utility Practice. He works with many of the largest utilities in the United States to ensure they successfully deploy GIS solutions to meet a variety of utility specific business needs. Mark’s time is divided between working with utility managers to set GIS expectations and IT/GIS staff to educate them on GIS implementation best practices.