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The Information Technology Department provides information technology expertise and professional services to all City departments, affiliated agencies (Barrie Public Library, Barrie Police Services) and area municipalities receiving Barrie fire dispatch services. The Department is responsible for delivering, administering, managing and supporting (in partnership with the business units) all data and voice communications, including but not limited to network infrastructure, servers, storage infrastructure, printers, computing infrastructure, applications and software, databases, web services, geographic information systems, and project and portfolio management. The Department provides daily technology support to over 1100 users at more than 40 City locations across the City.
The GIS Analyst position is responsible for developing, administering, and supporting the City's GIS applications and data. This position manages the tools and information required to analyze, visualize and convey data that leads to better decision making while building positive working relationships with staff, customers, other municipalities, agencies and vendors. Collaborating with other IT staff the GIS Analysts work to ensure prompt and appropriate resolution of customer service issues and requests.
Responsible for maintaining the digital mapping inventory data with the Development Planning Department; responsible for the daily operations and procedures in a computerized CAD (Computer Aided Design) mapping and GIS environment, including the preparation of thematic maps, charts, graphs, drawings, display materials and the calculation of measurements and areas using related design CAD and GIS software; perform digitizing, map compilation and data management associated with data maintenance, maps, plans, technical reports, photo editing/enhancements and display material for both the Development Planning Department and the Policy Planning & Environmental Sustainability Department.
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The genesis for this project began with informal discussions at the GOVmaker conference in Fredericton and was publicly discussed at a session at 2018 Canadian Open Data Summit in Niagara Falls. During this session, the idea of a community driven Open Data - Open Gov information clearinghouse was discussed and this was subsequently endorsed by GO Open Data as a project. Development began during the GOOD19.
GIS Management Handbook, 2nd Edition
Kessey-Dewitt Publications, in Association with URISA, has recently released the second Edition of the GIS Management Handbook—a major revision of the 2009 edition. Below is a brief description and the attached flyer provides additional information. Contact URISA to order this book
Published by Kessey Dewitt Publications in association with URISA, 460 pp., 2019
This book is a comprehensive guide and reference to the field of GIS management. It provides practical information on the development, implementation, and operation of GIS programs and projects—for a full range of public sector, not-for-profit, and private sector organizations and companies. This book takes a practical approach providing clear descriptions of concepts, issues, and practices that may be used in operational to improve and maximize the efficiency of GIS programs and projects.
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