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02August

New Grounds Maintenance Data Capture Case Study- NPH

Holding your grounds maintenance data in a GIS (Geographical Information System) means you have an accurate record of surface types which you can pass to your GM Contractors helping them give you an accurate price.  Moving from just having records on paper plans with a guesstimate of how much grass there is to cut to
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29March

ODC’S Rick Thompson Published in the March Issue of Housing Technology Magazine

The importance of using GIS within the housing industry was highlighted when Rick was invited to contribute an article to Housing Technology’s magazine on the benefits of GIS in housing. “Cut Out The Guesswork By Mapping Your Data” explains just how you can make informed decisions when you have accurate records of your assets saving
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13March

Housing Data Capture Projects underway

Having your grounds maintenance data held in a GIS offers many benefits, not least significant cost savings, and we currently have a number of projects capturing GM data for social housing clients spread across the UK.  These include Loreburn Housing Association Ltd Housing from Scotland, Thirteen Group from the North East, Grwp Cynefin from North
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20February

Radon Analysis- Walsall Housing Group

Radon Gas, have you checked your properties against the risks this radioactive gas?  As part of their Managed Service, we completed a radon analysis for Walsall Housing Group using GIS data.
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20February

GM Data Capture- Progress with Thirteen Group and Chelmer Housing Partnership

Grounds Maintenance data capture is a proven way to save between 10-15% off your grounds maintenance contracts and Thirteen Group have just signed off their pilot and we are about to start production.  Meanwhile CHP are a bit further advanced and have taken delivery of Batch 1 and given us very positive feedback on the
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20February

Tree Survey Data going Digital- Southway Housing

Do you have tree survey data hidden away on spreadsheets?  Manchester based Southway Housing trust have given us some more work capturing their tree data.  This is an ongoing project where they are supplying us with pdf plans with trees marked up together with a spreadsheet with attributes for each tree.  After capturing the information
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20February

NHMF Success

Following the success of the NHMF conference, particularly with Asset Managers, ODC are now visiting numerous housing providers to talk about taking the guesswork of managing their portfolio through GIS.  
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06December

ODC Presenting at NHMF Maintenance Conference 2018

ODC are delighted to announce that we have been asked to present at the NHMF Maintenance Conference in January. The event is ran over two days on the 23rd and 24th January at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole. The event normally attracts attendees from across the housing sector in Asset management and maintenance roles. Rick our
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17October

ODC Exhibiting at Homes 2017

At fairly short notice Oxford Data Consultancy (ODC) have decided to exhibit at Homes 2017 which is just over a month away (22nd & 23rd November)at London Olympia.  We didn’t take the decision lightly but taking into account the response we have had about our GIS Managed Services package from CIH Manchester in June, and
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29September

Walsall Housing Group take ODC Managed Services

Walsall Housing Group are one of the latest housing associations to take ODC’s Managed Service packages. Providing GIS to the organisation without the need for a dedicated resource or expensive systems Walsall can now have all the benefits of a GIS team at a fraction of the costs.
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