The First East African MapInfo GIS Seminar
24 to 25 June 2014, Safari Park Hotel (Nairobi, Kenya)
The ST Group proudly hosted the First East African MapInfo GIS Seminar on the 24th and the 25th of June 2014 - held at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The free 2 day seminar offered insight into how companies can derive real value from location intelligence (GIS) using MapInfo Professional; and offered an introduction of an essential technology offering to telecommunication organizations in the area of fibre networks and the management thereof using ConnectMaster.
Day one: GIS Solutions from MapInfo
The first day offered insight into how companies can derive real value from location intelligence (GIS) using MapInfo Professional as well as a variety of base map, demographic and income spatial datasets.
MapInfo Professional is a powerful Microsoft® Windows®-based mapping and geographic analysis application from the experts in location intelligence. Designed to easily visualize the relationships between data and geography, MapInfo Professional helps business analysts, planners, and GIS professionals - even non-GIS users - gain new insights into their markets, share information-rich maps and graphs and improve strategic decision-making.
See your business data in a bold new way with MapInfo Professional, a powerful mapping and geographic analysis application providing geospatial data solutions. MapInfo Professional helps you present your business findings in a new, more visual way. It clearly demonstrates the relationship between geography and data, thanks to its detailed maps and graphics allowing you to perform detailed demographic analysis, understand customer behaviour, target marketing, store or outlet location, risk analysis and more!
Day two: Deriving Real Business Value from Asset Management
The second day offered an introduction of an essential technology offering to telecommunication organizations in the area of fibre networks and the management thereof using ConnectMaster, MapInfo Professional as well as Vertical Mapper.
Maximize the ROI and optimise your fibre installation for your telecommunications infrastructure. Many telecommunication organizations today are installing ducts, fibre and equipment at a very fast pace without keeping adequate records. In the long term this not only leads to a poor return on a fairly significant investment, but also means that maintenance is difficult, planning new services is slow and the general quality of service decreases.
ConnectMaster is an Asset recording tool that facilitates planning and record keeping, optimizes network infrastructure utilization and improves the quality of service offered ensure that you maximize your investment. Supporting the latest technologies, combining both physical and logical infrastructure, ConnectMaster not only is quick to deploy and is configurable as your needs grow without any expensive customization. ConnectMaster is an “off the shelf solution”, a comprehensive tool for the design and management of telecom networks. It is used by customers world-wide to support networks, large and small, from ducts to IP addresses. It supports the users in improving responsiveness and control in the operation of telecommunication networks.
A tool to record your assets is essential to ensure the efficiency and longevity of a telecommunications operation.