thinkWhere Will Implement Enterprise-Wide, Online GIS for Scotland's Rural College
May 16th, 2019 by Susan Smith
Alan Moore, Chief Executive of thinkWhere, spoke with GISCafe Voice about the recent contract awarded to change how geographic data and software was employed at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). Working alongside SRUC’s commercial division, SAC Consulting, thinkWhere will implement an enterprise wide, online GIS. thinkWhere will also introduce desktop based open source GIS software and a mobile application for synchronized field mapping and data capture. The integrated, end-to-end solution from thinkWhere is aimed to assist a variety of users and will allow SAC Consulting to offer new services to clients in the future.
Prior to the award of this contract, the SRUC supported three different suppliers of GIS solutions available via a thin client server environment and the desktop. The result was disparate data storage, poor file standards and issues with data reusability and efficiency. They also suffered from lack of flexibility with regards to publishing data and had no solution for mobile data capture or in-field queries.
Is the field to desk GIS delivered by thinkWhere primarily a customized solution?
The field to desk solution is built around thinkWhere’s web mapping solution groundMapper. The solution will also utilise QGIS and QField. These...