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Free Webinar-The Benefits of GIS Mapping to Social Housing Providers

If you are a Social Housing Professional this is a great opportunity to find out the many benefits GIS offers to social housing.  Presenting we have Social Housing Professionals from Cairn Housing Association, Thirteen Group, Trafford Housing Trust, Walsall Housing Group and L&Q, talking about their own experiences, sharing what has worked for them. Regardless
  • Posted by adminodc  Posted on 01 Oct  0 Comments
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Ancho to view their properties in GIS

Ancho are part of Cairn Housing Group based in Irvine, Scotland with just over 2000 properties. After seeing the work ODC completed for they wanted a simple way to display their properties on a map so ODC are capturing each of their properties and displaying on OS mapping in their cloud based GIS branded as
  • #social housing, Ancho Housing, Cairn Housing Group, Data Capture, GIS Mapping Online, housing association, Oxford Data Consultancy.
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Housing Conferences Re-arranged

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak and subsequent social distancing and lock down, a number of housing shows have been postponed.  The Housing Finance Show in Liverpool and the CIH Housing Conference in Manchester were cancelled along with many other mass gatherings.  The organisers have been busy and have announced revised dates for both shows.  CIH
  • #asset management, Asset Management Conference, CIH Housing Conference, Housing Finance Show
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Business Continuity Planning Map to Manage Home Working

When the Coronavirus outbreak first started, it was clear that contingency plans should be put in place in the event of home working. This included mapping drive time areas from staff postcodes to assist with business planning. ODC offered to help any social housing provider get a quick overview and allow them to make decisions
  • #asset management, #business continuity mapping, #GIS mapping, #Mosscare St. Vincent's, #social housing, ~housing association
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Two Rivers Housing to Benefit From GIS

Two Rivers are a housing provider managing 4,149 properties providing social housing mainly across Gloucestershire. They came across ODC at the CIH Housing Show in Manchester 2019 and read some case studies from other housing associations that explained the benefit of having their Grounds Maintenance data available digitally. This was of particular interest as Two
  • CIH Housing Show, GIS, GIS Managed Service, Grounds Maintenance Data capture, ODC, Oxford Data Consultancy, Two Rivers Housing
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ODC have been busy supporting our Social Housing clients in the current situation we all find ourselves in. Many of our clients have requested a map to show the current UK cases and then supplementing this with information such as Staff Home Locations, Vulnerable Tenant locations and Travel Time analysis for all staff. This is
  • Coronavirus UK map, COVID-19 UK Map, Data Capture, Housing associations, Oxford Data Consultancy
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Smaller Housing Associations Conference next week.

On Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th it is the Smaller Housing Associations Conference at London’s Olympia.  ODC will be exhibiting in a clear statement that says that GIS can be for the benefit of all social housing providers regardless of size.  With a number of clients having less than 4000 properties, ODC will be offering
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Up Coming Housing Shows!

BUSY TIME FOR ODC SALES TEAM Two trade shows in the next few weeks are going to keep our sales team busy.  First up in the Asset Management & Maintenance Conference & Exhibition for housing associations is being held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on 22nd and 23rd October.  ODC will be on stand
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CAIRN HOUSING ASSOCIATION ARE 20TH MANAGED SERVICE CLIENT Based in Edinburgh, Cairn have around 3,500 properties and have taken one of ODC’s bespoke packages to enable them to take advantage of the many benefits GIS offers without the need to invest in their own GIS or employ a GIS Officer.  As part of the package,
  • Posted by adminodc  Posted on 25 Sep  0 Comments
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THT Web GM Maps for Tenants

ODC have recieved a great testimonial for providing a solution to Trafford Housing Trust using ESRI’s ARC Online product to deliver Grounds Maintenance ownership plans to THT Tenants: ‘Following a housing officer review, the trust identified that requests for grounds maintenance and land ownership was reliant on one staff member provisioning this information, which inevitably
  • Posted by adminodc  Posted on 06 Nov  0 Comments
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