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Omaha City and Douglas County, Nebraska, Put Cityworks in the Cloud

Omaha City and Douglas County, Nebraska, Put Cityworks in the Cloud
For more than a year, the City of Omaha and Douglas County, Nebraska, have been running Cityworks on the Cloud. This cost-effective approach has provided these municipalities a more reliable, flexible, and affordable environment to run Cityworks, the proven GIS-centric management solution, while producing an increase in overall performance for both agencies.

In 2005, the Douglas County Engineers’ Office implemented Cityworks. A year later, the City of Omaha implemented the program for the street and sewer divisions of their public ...

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What Douglas County Learned Moving its GIS to the Cloud

What Douglas County Learned Moving its GIS to the Cloud
In the fall of 2010, the Douglas County, NE GIS Department (DCGIS) managed numerous servers in multiple locations throughout the county. The internal IT group did not yet offer a virtualized environment (i.e. multiple, configurable, disposable servers sharing physical resources with other servers), so DCGIS faced the purchase and setup of new server hardware. At the same time, Esri began to push the potential of running its GIS server software in the Amazon cloud. After reading up on Amazon ...
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Omaha and Douglas County Put Cityworks in the Cloud

Omaha and Douglas County Put Cityworks in the Cloud
In 2005, the Douglas County, Nebraska, Engineers’ Office turned on Cityworks for the first time. A year later, the City of Omaha did the same thing for the Streets and Sewer divisions of their Public Works department. Through a unique joint venture, the city and county share IT/GIS resources that helped them extend Cityworks into other departments. Between the two agencies, Cityworks is also helping the county Environmental department control weeds and litter, while the city uses Cityworks to ...
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Omaha, Nebraska, Q&A User Spotlight

Omaha, Nebraska, Q&A User Spotlight
Q: What led to the implementation of Cityworks at the City of Omaha?
A: Cityworks was originally implemented in Douglas County during the spring of 2005. The County Engineer was looking for a tool to help with GASB (Government Accounting Standards Board) accounting standards. They started tracking all of their assets, equipment, labor, and materials using Cityworks. Having all of this data in one central location made it easy to retrieve information and analyze it using various reports.

The City ...

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