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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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, […]

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 […]

Asset Data Capture Well Underway in Stockport

Stockport Homes are one of our latest data capture projects which involves tagging Stockport Housings assets-things like barriers, balustrades and gates. In the first week on-site we completed 2,324 properties, fully processed including photos tagged and linked to the feature. At the end of this project Stockport Homes will end up with all their Gates, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Radon Analysis- Walsall Housing Group

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