Here are some details of his sessions:
VOC203 Databases, Gods & Maps: How Express Couriers are delivering us to the future
Tue 9/15 | 10:45-12:00 | New Zealand Room 4
ECL has in the past differentiated itself from its competitors through its use of technology to support superior customer service. To ensure this doesn't diminish it has again invested in technology that enables it to utilize the geospatial attributes of its business information. By exploiting this Location Intelligence ECL will continue to provide the superior customer satisfaction while improving the operational activities that support it. To achieve this ECL - Invested in the ESRI GIS product suite - Established a centrally maintained geocoded address database - Formed strategic partnerships with technology providers and data suppliers - Enhanced its technical and personnel capabilities to exploit location intelligence including the - Has commenced a programme of work to eliminate duplicate information from its other information systems. - Created an environment that supports the individual business needs while delivering location intelligence throughout the organisation. The first project was to centralise its addressing information used for job dispatch, fleet management and the generation of data required to drive an automated courier parcel sortation system, the first of its kind in New Zealand. This presentation will focus on the business need, options available to ECL and the issued faced in getting approval for the preferred solution.
DAT307 MapIt - transform the static spreadsheet
Wed 9/16 | 14:20-15:35 | New Zealand Room 3
MapIt is a new tool developed by GIS company ESRI in close collaboration with Microsoft that transforms the static spreadsheet and tabular data that managers typically view into dynamic information displayed on vibrant maps. Designed to work seamlessly on the Microsoft application platform, it combines software and services to unlock the spatial knowledge in enterprise data contained in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and Microsoft Office Excel. In this presentation we will demonstrate the MapIt technology stack showing integration with Bing Maps for Enterprise along with street and imagery basemaps, geocoding and routing services; demographic and customer segmentation and much more. You will see maps displayed in rich, interactive applications which leverage the power of Microsoft Silverlight, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007.With MapIt we will show how you can quickly develop rich interactive applications that transform your existing information in record time.
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