Doing more with less

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Doing more with less:
How Barnsley MBC saved money
and drove efficiency with SaaS
Robert Salmond
Pitney Bowes Software
The Barnsley Challenge
• More
– Procure and implement a corporate GIS infrastructure
– Maximise the use of GIS and GI throughout the authority
• Less
– Council budget savings of £40 million (FY 2010 – 2011)
– Reduce GIS costs corporately (MapInfo licences)
The GIS Procurement Process
• Three potential suppliers
• All met 90%+ of the requirements
• Two on-premise
• One cloud service offering “Software as a Service”
• Cloud service scored highest on:
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Cost
Functionality
Flexibility
Resourcing
• Cloud = concerns and problems?
Cloud v On-Premise
Concerns:
Findings:
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Data security
System development
Stability
Flexibility
Supplier dictating council direction
(control)
6. System availability
7. Hidden costs
8. Accessibility
9. Unknown platform
10. Tied in to supplier
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11. System performance
12. Data location and legal status
13. System management/configuration
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Robust data hosting arrangements
Supplier encourages customer steer
Multi server environment
Scalable services
Control remains with customer
Supplier SLA = 99.9% up time
All inclusive fixed cost
All you need is a web browser
“Fear of the unknown”
It’s a subscription 30 days notice, no
financial penalties
Limited by the external network
Data held in the EU
Customer managed by web console
Cloud = Benefits
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No hardware costs (purchase, support, upgrades)
No additional specialist resources
Improved security, performance, and availability
Reliable access to data, anywhere, anytime
Greater ability to scale as business needs change
Known on-going costs (no surprises)
Automatic software upgrades
Short time-to-value
The Solution – Doing More
• Internet GIS Solution
• Interactive Maps portal
• MyProperty page
• Over 100 pages with embedded maps
• Intranet GIS Solution
• 250 Users
• Over 10 internal services using the system
• Used within major council projects e.g. Customer Services
organisation corporate project
The Solution – Doing More
MapInfo Stratus
 Intuitive customer branded
user interface
 Address search, find my
nearest and query tools
 Multiple secured or public map
configurations
 Bing or customer mapping
 Web administration console
 URL link api
 RIA controls
The Solution – Doing More
MapInfo Stratus : RIA Controls
MyProperty displays neighbourhood information for a
selected address:
Spatial data search results
Interactive embedded map
Interactive maps embedded into 100+ web pages
including:
Leisure Services
Schools
The Result – For Less
• Saved Money
– 38% cheaper than on-premise solutions over 5 years as no internal
servers, support or maintenance
• Drove Efficiency
– 55% reduction in MapInfo Professional licences (due March 2013)
• Lowered Risk
– 99.9% service availability
Thank You
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