Monterey County Chooses DATAMARK for its Geospatial Data Management System
DATAMARK, Michael Baker International’s Public Safety Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team, has been selected by Monterey County Emergency Communications to provide validation software to support the regional security screening process. geospatial data quality.
Under this contract, Monterey County will use DATAMARK’s flexible and scalable validation tool, VEP (Validate-Edit-Provision), to perform regular quality control of GIS data used to support the dispatch system. County.
“The Monterey County team is leading the state in not only championing the entire 9-1-1 industry, but also supporting Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1) best practices. -1)”, said Robert Murphy, Associate Vice President of Business Development at DATAMARK. “We are already building on our partnership with Monterey County to deploy enhanced GIS data workflows that will set the standard for maintaining high-quality GIS for public safety.”
The Monterey County Emergency Communications Center serves a population of over 400,000 people and is committed to serving as a vital link between members of the public and local public safety agencies.
“Our team was looking for a customizable, robust, easy-to-use solution designed to meet the needs of NG9-1-1,” said Lee Ann Magoski, Director of Emergency Communications for Monterey County. “We chose DATAMARK for its state-of-the-art software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution and the team’s personalized service beyond what other vendors offer. DATAMARK’s team of highly trained GIS and 9-1-1 experts provide the support we have been looking for in a vendor partner as we tackle the complex challenges of managing GIS data for NG9-1-1.
DATAMARK’s proven data correction process leverages its cloud-native VEP to ensure data meets National Emergency Number Association (NENA) standards.
GIS data is used to support mission-critical public safety systems, including NG9-1-1, call processing systems, computer-aided dispatch, and automatic vehicle location systems. DATAMARK’s VEP solution gives users the ability to run validations as often as they need and supports complex implementation patterns.