Using Technology to Change Work: Technical Results from the APA Prototype

Peter A. Bloniarz, Anne Miller, and Eliot Rich
Oct. 1, 1995


The Center for Technology in Government worked with the Adirondack Park Agency to develop a prototype system that combines document records and geographic data into a unified workstation or “electronic reference desk.” This report presents the findings of the technical staff responsible for developing the prototype system. It covers the gathering of geographic data and the development of the database as well as the data conversion process. Hardware and software configurations are included, as well as lessons learned from the process and recommendations for other GIS system developers.

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