October 22, 2008 -- Smart Data Strategies, Inc., a leading provider of GIS software products and services for local, state, and federal government agencies, announced today it has been awarded the Portage County, Ohio GIS Parcel Conversion project. The project entails the digital conversion of approximately 77,000 parcels to an ESRI Geodatabase format utilizing tax maps, tax map surveys, subdivision plats, existing CAD files, and orthophotography as the sources.
Once the conversion portion of the project is complete, Portage County will implement the DREAMaps Land Records Management product suite. DREAMaps Mapper will be used as an extension to ArcGIS in order to streamline and simplify parcel editing tasks while DREAMaps Analyst will link GIS with the CAMA system for visualization and statistical analysis.
About Smart Data Strategies
Founded in 1989, Smart Data Strategies, Inc. provides a variety of GIS software and services focused on Real Property Intelligence™ and its use by an assortment of clients, including local, state, and federal government agencies, as well as private industries utilizing GIS. Services include DREAMaps™ land records management software which is currently being used to manage nearly 9,000,000 parcels across the United States, parcel conversion, geodatabase design and implementation, GIS/CAMA integration, database normalization, CAD-to-GIS conversion, systems integration, inventory management, ROW management, outdoor advertising regulation, e-commerce data brokerage and distribution, training, toll-free support, and GIS data conversion services. Visit www.sds-inc.com for more information about our products and services.