2022 SAG Award Winners


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Project Goal

Roadmap in how to transform Enterprise GIS at WaterOne. WaterOne initiated a series of steps to revamp our approach and use of GIS tools to enable the utility to better manage our geospatial assets. During this transformation we partner with our stakeholders in getting their support and understanding of GIS tools available and making them excited about using GIS.
WaterOne also created the vision on how GIS could look at WaterOne and how it should be structure. We hire the right resources to deploy the vision and re-structure the GIS Department and created the Geospatial Services Department. New personnel were added to support all of these efforts. We also partnered with the right providers like ESRI, Spatialitics, CyberTech, Innovize and ROK Technologies. Lastly we entered into an Enterprise program with ESRI and a new Licensing agreement allowing many additional users to access GIS Tools.
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Business Problem Solved

GIS usage at WaterOne was stagnant and becoming somewhat obsolete. WaterOne was at earlier versions of ESRI products which prevented us to grow and take advantage of everything that GIS tools can offer.

Technology Implemented

ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Monitor, Survey123, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Story Maps, Field Maps, and usage of cloud technology amongst other.

Development Team Biography

Jorge O'Neill - Information Technology Director and CIO
Jim Trimble - Geospatial Services Department Manager
Kirk Eidson - Geospatial Services Department Supervisor
Amanda Edmondson - GIS Application Developer/Analyst
Amy Beck - Sr. GIS Analyst
Dustin Keltner - GIS Analyst
Jason Beyer - Lead GIS Editor