Information Technology Award
This award covers any new business function, application or map developed within any department or office during the prior year (2014).
- Awarded to: Matt Crisler, Assessor's Office
- Awarded for: SASMAP
- Description: Matt Crisler, GIS Coordinator for the Assessor’s Office, created SASMAP to help with research and analysis, including hundreds of features that make the complex work of property appraisal easier and faster. Dozens of property appraisers use SASMAP in the field throughout the work day to coordinate work assignments, monitor new construction and physical inspections, make comparisons, navigate, and much more. Office staff on campus use SASMAP as well for analytical work.
SASMAP is a powerful application using ESRI's ArcGIS Explorer and relying on data in multiple GIS formats (map services, enterprise geo-databases, file geo-databases, layer packages, raster datasets, etc.); various tabular formats (SQL, MS Access, SharePoint, XML, etc.); other web services (Bing Maps, Google Street View, MapQuest geocoding and route optimization), and GPS.