ALPHARETTA, GA – November 30, 2016 — InterDev, an Atlanta-area provider of information technology, security and geographic information services, has announced that an InterDev-developed geographic information systems (GIS) map received the “Best Map” award at DeKalb County’s 2016 GIS Day.
The award was bestowed on GIS Coordinator Andy Summers for the presentation he made using GIS maps depicting the City of Dunwoody. InterDev developed and currently manages the City of Dunwoody’s GIS technology systems and mapping capabilities.
InterDev attended the event, held Wednesday, November 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Decatur’s Manual Maloof Auditorium, to represent the cities of Decatur, Dunwoody and Tucker. InterDev is currently operating under a GIS contract with all three cities.
GIS technology allows for the visualization, management and review of data that is spatially linked. Examples include census data, natural resource management, crime analysis, business analysis and asset management. GIS Day is a global annual event that offers participants an opportunity to learn more about GIS and the important contributions it has made in the fields of science, technology and information.
GIS Day is principally sponsored by the National Geographic Society, the Association of American Geographers, worldwide GIS software and systems leader Esri, the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science, the United States Geological Survey, the Library of Congress, Sun Microsystems and Hewlett–Packard.
Beyond their principal role as strategic provider of Managed IT and Security Services, InterDev is well-known as a champion of IT visioning and innovation for growing businesses and government agencies – a role its perfected over nearly four decades. In addition to managing and hosting IT operations for its valued clients, InterDev also offers a cloud-based GIS solution, based on Esri, as well as VoIP telecommunications services and circuit solutions. InterDev delivers services to business and municipalities throughout the Southeast and Midwest from their offices in Atlanta, Beaufort (S.C.), and Chicago. For more information, visit www.interdev.com.