Forecasting and the Value of Spatially-enabled Databases - Episode 10
Posted on April 18, 2007 by Farallon Geographics Team
This is a recording of a presentation from the CalGIS 200 Conference on April 4-6 2007.
Spatially-enabled databases can be used to streamline decision support for resource management. For example, Farallon’s “Project Selection” pavement management application offers a simple interface that enables GIS novices to import pavement “what if” scenarios from a pavement management program, view them on a map, and then analyze various pavement treatment decisions against budget scenarios.
This enables municipal executives to view the proposed projects, edit project choices through the map, and immediately see how these revised project choices will affect the overall budget. This reduced decision making time from several months to just a few days
Includes some Q&APodcast