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10October

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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25September

CAIRN HOUSING ASSOCIATION ARE ODC’S 20TH MANAGED SERVICE CLIENT

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,
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06November

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
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04October

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,
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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 of 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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