Intergraph Selected By Department of Education and Training, Victoria
Web-Based Technology Helps Government Meet Increasing Student Planning Demands on the School System
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 4, 2006 – Intergraph Corporation today announced the Department of Education and Training in Victoria, Australia, has chosen Intergraph to map the location of schools throughout the state. Intergraph will enable the Department to meet growing current and future demands for planning of resources and projecting enrollment numbers throughout the school system.
The Department will use the Web-based solution to analyze existing infrastructure and population data. Research results will help officials plan the location of new schools and the sustainability of enrollments at existing schools. OMNILINK, a leading data management company, will provide application support, business and data development as well as training and support to staff using the solution.
“Intergraph’s advanced Web-based solution will enable Department staff to adjust neighborhood catchment boundaries around the state of Victoria to generate maps and determine the ideal geographic locations of new schools and project long term enrollment figures for existing schools ,” said Vincent Bok, manager, School Planning, Department of Education and Training. “Using the solution, the Department can manage budgets more effectively and plan for long-term enrollment, which is something we’ve been unable to do in the past.”
“Introducing location-aware technology for industry-specific applications is making tasks and projects easier for customers around the world,” said Tim Mahoney, vice president, Asia Pacific, Security, Government & Infrastructure. “Our solution integrates seamlessly with existing data and enables the Department of Education and Training to get the most out of its investment in information. Our intuitive, easy-to-use Web-based solution provides Department staff throughout the state with easy access to the data – significantly reducing the amount of time required to complete a task.”
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About the Department of Education and Training, Victoria, Australia
The principal responsibility of the Department of Education and Training is to provide and ensure access to high-quality primary and secondary education for all children living in the state of Victoria.
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