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5 Minute Read | Case Study

Redefining Online Education with a Digital Uplift

Facing mounting administrative burdens and barriers to insights with over 60 separate educational systems, one of the largest public virtual charter schools in the United States needed an integrated technology solution.

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Streamlining Fisheries Data Collection with ORCA: An App Built for At-Sea Conditions

The West Coast Region Observer Program (WCROP) and Resource Data revolutionized marine data collection through the development of the Onboard Record Collection App (ORCA), a tablet-based application designed specifically to withstand temperamental at-sea conditions.

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Industry’s First Scraper Pig Geolocator Tool Enhances Pipeline Operation

Resource Data created an industry-leading visualization tool to accurately identify temperature loss locations along the pipeline. It allows engineers to effectively manage oil flow and operations through data-driven decision making.

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5 Tips for User-Friendly Software

Whether developing a major database system or a simple mobile app, user interface and user experience (UI/UX) design is a key consideration for every Resource Data project.

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The Inefficiency of Circling Back

Does this sound familiar? You’re in the middle of designing—or worse, developing or implementing—your system, and you discover a missed requirement or a new stakeholder. Now you have to circle back. It is likely you will have to revise your design or plan to add a feature in a later iteration. Either way, you’ve lost time and money.

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Automating Global Tracking of Shipping Containers

Dunavant, a global logistics and supply chain management company, transports over 10,000 shipping containers per month. Its employees were manually collecting information from 22 terminal websites once per hour. This process was not only time-consuming but also prone to errors. Resource Data developed DunTracking, a custom system that automates the data collection and entry process. As a result, Dunavant has achieved significant time and cost savings.

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Applying GIS to solve a 200 year mystery

The treasure hunters of the History Channel’s Curse of Oak Island may be closer than ever to solving the islands mysteries with the help of GIS analysis and mapping. As a huge fan of the show, Erin King GIS Lead for Resource Data, used LiDAR imagery, historical survey maps, and cultural resources to prove to the show’s front runners they might be able to recreate the treasure map.

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12 Tips for Effective Virtual Meetings

With more people working remotely than ever before, meetings have also moved to a virtual environment. This creates a whole new world of meeting etiquette. The following tips will help you facilitate and participate in effective virtual meetings.

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Structuring Large-Scale IT Projects for Success

When 1 in 6 IT projects goes so badly it threatens the very existence of the company, project sponsors and managers must align IT with business value. Here are four key elements for structuring your next large-scale IT project for success.

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7 Benefits of a Team-Based Approach

For IT projects—especially larger, more complex jobs—a single-vendor, team-based approach is often more likely to result in success.

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