Timmons Group, a leader in geospatial and engineering services, has been selected to provide application programming and information technology architecture support to the government of Campbell County, Virginia. The project will enhance the county's existing geographic information system (GIS) capabilities by exposing Internet and Intranet portals to their constituent base, both internal county departments and county residents. The solution will be built on ESRI's ArcSDE and ArcIMS and will leverage Timmons Group's custom .NET ArcIMS API. Mapping portals will allow for control of users through assigning roles and will expose data and attributes based on authentication roles. Geospatial decision support (GDS) capabilities will be provided by linking other, non-spatial databases, to spatial features for exposure through established portals. All developed portals will be built on a common framework and will access common geospatial repositories to ease administration overhead. Timmons Group worked closely with Campbell County's Information Technology staff to develop an information technology systems and security architecture that will maximize data security, portal mapping performance and, ultimately, end-user experience.
Source: Timmons, Oct. 5, 2005