Registered social landlord selects Cadcorp cloud hosted desktop GIS and web mapping
Teign Housing, has selected Cadcorp for providing the cloud hosted Geographic Information System (GIS), Cadcorp SIS® and associated training. Cadcorp SIS Desktop was chosen for the creation and preparation of geographic information and Cadcorp SIS WebMap for sharing maps and business data on the intranet, internet, and mobile devices.
The procurement of SIS WebMap includes Cadcorp Local Knowledge™ to automatically return answers to questions about a locality, and ReportIT to allow users to report activities and incidents, for example fly-tipping. An Edit facility is available for internal users of SIS WebMap to capture and update grounds maintenance data via the web.
Teign Housing owns and manages more than 3,700 homes across Teignbridge, the South Hams, East Devon, and Exeter. As part of its corporate and digital strategy, it aims to improve performance by making better use of its assets and reduce the cost of living for tenants by raising the EPC rating of their homes. The housing association is upgrading and improving its IT systems by investing in cloud services to improve customer service, accessibility, performance, and business sustainability. By including cloud hosted GIS and web mapping as part of this initiative, location data can be used to provide insights for better decision making and instigate positive change throughout the organisation.
Tony Sharland, Head of Asset Management and Development at Teign Housing, commented: “Safe and smarter digital technologies will also allow us to further improve back-office functions, for example focusing on analysing research about our residents to better target services so we meet their needs. GIS and web mapping is a key part of this strategy, and Cadcorp software provided Teign Housing with the best option to meet these objectives.”
Cadcorp SIS is used by housing associations throughout the UK to combine data with location to improve land, assets, and grounds maintenance management. GIS technology in the cloud provides significant additional benefits as it has the potential to reduce both the overall cost of ownership and the administration overhead of keeping data and software up to date. To find out more about GIS for housing associations, visit https://cdcp.io/housing.
About Teign Housing
Teign Housing is a charity and registered social landlord that manages more than 3,700 homes across South Devon, from Dartmoor National Park to the urban centres of Newton Abbot, Teignmouth and Dawlish. It is dedicated to providing high quality customer services and making the local area a better place to live by creating sustainable communities and working in partnership. Teign Housing, which is a Platinum IIP employer, is committed to promoting equality and diversity and is environmentally aware. Teign Housing was formed on the 4th February 2004, after residents voted for the transfer of Teignbridge District Council’s council homes.
Cadcorp is a British software development company focused on geographic information system (GIS) and web mapping software. It offers a complete suite of products – the Cadcorp Spatial Information System® (Cadcorp SIS®) – addressing all phases of spatial information management. Cadcorp SIS® is available worldwide through a network of Cadcorp partners and via a direct sales team in the UK, Cadcorp is an approved GIS supplier on G-Cloud.
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