Safety in the Skies – Bristow Takes Flight with Real-Time GIS Mapping

Safety in the Skies – Bristow Takes Flight with Real-Time GIS Mapping

Serving nearly 900 oil and gas clients, Bristow transports crews on helicopters to offshore drilling platforms throughout the world. “As a transportation company, safety is our number-one priority,” states Bristow Group’s Sophy Liu, director, technology enablement. “Our goal is to have zero accidents, harm to people, and harm to the environment to support an accident-free, injury-free workplace.”

GeoDecisions Track enables Bristow’s command center to monitor, report, and communicate with pilots in real time and confirm aircraft locations, landings, and takeoffs. Operators access data through the system’s robust interface to develop response plans and mitigate any potential safety concerns.

Read More

Rooted in Mapmaking

Rooted in Mapmaking

From the president.

I’m a big believer in remembering where you came from and honoring your predecessors. I’m a “student of the game,” as they say in sports, both in my personal and professional lives. I love to see the connection of generations, whether it’s with my extended family, my favorite Pittsburgh sports teams, or in our own company.

Read More

Part of the Team Keeping the Chesapeake Bay Clean

Part of the Team Keeping the Chesapeake Bay Clean

GeoDecisions is part of an extensive team of agencies, contractors, companies, and volunteers helping to keep the Chesapeake Bay safe and clean for a lot more than just some fun in the sun. The Bay has nearly 17 million people living near it; more than 3,600 species of animals and plants; areas of land, including parts of six states and the District of Columbia, that drain into the bay; an economic impact of $33 billion per year; and two of the five major shipping ports in the North Atlantic.

Read More

From the Lord of the Rings to Building Experiential GIS Solutions

From the Lord of the Rings to Building Experiential GIS Solutions

Justin Schneider began his career building websites for a marketing agency, telling the stories of how each client’s product could improve their target demographic’s life. Wanting to get more experience with application development, Justin secured a position with GeoDecisions, the geospatial division of Gannett Fleming, in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, in 2015. It was here that he was finally able to explore his lifelong passion for communicating data spatially in a way that words alone cannot accomplish.

Read More