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University of Wyoming Campus Enterprise GIS (EGIS)


Like other data related enterprise systems (e.g. PeopleSoft, Banner) UW's Campus Enterprise System is a behind the scenes system that provides data to many applications and users across campus.
Campus Enterprise Community Current

Benefits of an Enterprise GIS:

 - Real time data
 - Scalable
 - Better decision making via geographic approach
–Combining related legacy data
 - Effective communication
 - Improve workflows


Enterprise GIS: Application of GIS to meet the broad needs of an enterprise

 ¨ Uses a common infrastructure for building and deploying GIS solutions
 ¨ Extends geospatial capabilities to an enterprise community
 ¨ Improves capabilities of other enterprise systems by leveraging the value of geographic information
 ¨ Increases overall operating efficiency and collaboration using GIS across your organization


WyGISC Work with Administration (Non-Academic Units)

How is UW Currently Using and Sharing GIS Maps and Data via the Enterprise?

  •   Multiple access options 
          - Direct Access and editing of the GIS database to authorized users
          - Extract spatial data from data servers and provide it to others as requested
          - View data live through password protected web applications
          - Provide secure live data services
  •   WyGISC application, data and web servers at Information Technology Data Center (cloud)

Web-based Applications and Maps Using UW's Enterprise GIS

Below are examples of the secure portal applications or live data services.

Real Estate Viewer (REV) Application

Real Estate Viewer (REV)

The REV, a custom application available through a secure website, provides access to UW's Real Property holdings and related information.



Campus Website

Working with Institutional Marketing, WyGISC provides real-time data for the Campus Map on UW's website.






Information Technology's WyoMobile uses data from the Enterprise GIS. 


Emergency Response Plan

UW's Emergency Response Plan includes mobile-ready web pages as well an interactive map that pulls data from the Enterprise GIS. These pages were developed through a cooperative effort between WyGISC, Information Technology, Administration and Public Relations.


Utilities Data Viewer

The Utilities Data Viewer, a custom application available through a secure website, provides access to detailed utility data and location information.

Campus Control Network - screen capture

Campus Control Network

The Campus Control Network, a custom application available through a secure website, provides access to survey control point details and information.
Office of Institutional Analysis Dashboard

UW Dashboard

Maps using EGIS data are provided for UW's Dashboard. The University of Wyoming Dashboard is a visual interface that provides at-a-glance views into key measures for students, faculty and staff, tuition and fees, research, budget, and statewide activities. Just open the document and click the brown buttons to navigate throughout the dashboard.


UW Police Department (BETA)

The UWPD Viewer is a custom application available through a secure portal that provides safety related information.
Campus Basemap Service

Basemap/Community Basemaps

This data can be used by other application via web services. UW has entered into an agreement with ESRI to provide basedata for campus via the Community Basemap/World Topographic Map program.

UW Building and Parking Old University of Wyoming Campus Parking and Building Map (BETA) This application is in beta form, and we recommend checking with Transit and Parking Services for the most up to date construction closures for parking.
Donated Features and All Art Beta App

Donated Features and All Art (BETA)

 This is a demonstration application showing locations of some features donated to the university as well as university art. This application and associated data are currently under development.

Beta AED App


Automated External Defibrillator Map for UW Website (BETA)

The Enterprise GIS provides data for Environmental Health and Safety's Automated External Defibrillator (AED) location map. 

Enterprise GIS On Other Campuses Building a University of the Future, University of Calgary. News story from ArcNews Winter 2011/2012 University of Calgary, Centralized Mapping Services Interactive Room Finder Map Building a University of the Future, University of Calgary. News story from ArcNews Winter 2011/2012 University of New Hampshire, Campus Planning GIS. Has browser based Campus Accessibility Map. University of Georgia, Office of University Architects, GIS Mapping Project. This site is full of links to a rich set of campus content; an interactive campus map, historic maps, planning maps, transit maps, and a host of other resources. UC Davis Campus Care. This site is an index of many projects to which UC Davis applies GIS. One of the interesting items here is a GIS Services work order creation system. Also, check out the links at the bottom of the page in the Administrative & Resource Management Organization pane. Western Kentucky University, Office of Planning, Design, and Construction, GIS/GPS Services. On this site, there are links to a map of the main campus, a campus bus stop and bike rack map, and a map of campus emergency phones. There is also another cool link; a pdf document that details their approach to using GIS complete with their mission, experience, current tasks and future plans. MIT Department of Facilities. On this site, one of the useful items is a pdf of MIT’s guidelines to using spatial data and to its value in building interior space management (BIM). University of Oregon's InfoGraphic Lab maintains a university-wide enterprise geodatabase that connects the campus community to a room-level GIS.


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