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Canada’s Most Experienced  Geospatial Solutions Team

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We create cloud-based geospatial solutions that improve processes and empower your organization

In collaboration with our valued industry, government and crown corporation clients, we have proudly worked on a wide range of projects. If you are looking to build a complete end-to-end geospatial solution, or simply want to augment your development team with geospatial expertise, we’d love to hear from you.

Our goal is to make YOU successful. We tailor our approach to you and your project’s needs.

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Reserve Alberta Parks

Build by Silvacom CS and Sierra Systems for the Government of Alberta, ReserveAlbertaParks.ca is an Alberta-based campsite registration and reservation system.

Project Highlights
  • Map-based interface
  • Online reservation manager
  • Enhanced search
Project Goals
  • Define a clear long-range vision that positions Reserve Alberta Parks as an economic enabler and driver for tourism in the province
  • Deliver over a series of releases paralleling user adoption
  • Be an online campsite reservation system global leader

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The FireSmart Hub

The FireSmart Hub is a map-centric system that enables communities to plan, create, manage and share FireSmart plans to be better protected from the risk of wildfires.

Project Highlights
  • Map drawing tools
  • GIS data importer/exporter
  • Step-by-step plan creation
  • Project/milestone management tool
Project Goals
  • Create an accessible and easy to use geospatial application to manage FireSmart information
  • Improve FireSmart planning and collaboration within communities, industry and governments
  • Track and identify allocated FireSmart funds ensuring their efficient use
LAUNCHING 2020
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BRIMS (The Bio-Resource Information Management System)

BRIMS was specifically designed by Silvacom CS for Alberta Innovates to respond to the need for a centralized location for provincial bio-resources data.

Project Highlights
  • Identify and locate biomass and other ecosystem services
  • Filter and search for information
  • Create and save supply reports
  • Easily target/customize search locations
  • Build and compare scenarios
Project Goals
  • Connect the world to Alberta’s biomass, ecosystem services, and land-use data
  • Encourage green investment in Alberta
  • Reduce investor uncertainty, and help drive the bioeconomy in Alberta

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Silvacom FMS™

Built by Silvacom CS, Silvacom FMS (Forest Management System) is the most comprehensive cloud-based forest management SaaS in the world.

Project Highlights
  • Esri-based application
  • In-app spatial editing capabilities 
  • Integrates with third-party apps
  • Best-in-class data security, routine backups and regular software updates
Project Goals
  • Empower forestry companies to facilitate all forest management planning, harvesting and silviculture activities in the cloud
  • Simplify regulatory requirements and reduce administrative workload
  • Connect businesses and their teams through one web-based system 
  • Generate high-quality maps when needed

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The Altalis Datastore

Altalis is Western Canada’s trusted source of spatial data, the Altalis.com datastore enables customers to explore, view and acquire spatial data products, both paid and open data with the click of a button.

Project Highlights
  • Integrated, map-based interface
  • Online payments 
  • Specify spatial data formats and projections
  • One-time purchases, data subscriptions, and bundled data sets
  • Instant data updates using Altalis’ API
Project Goals
  • To make Alberta's base maps easily available to the public
  • Make purchasing data quick and easy
  • To ensure that the data being provided can be kept as up to date as possible

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Connectica

Built for Alberta Innovates, an agency of the Government of Alberta, Connectica is a database to help connect Alberta's Innovative Technology Entrepreneurs to publicly funded or not-for-profit services, funding and facilities. 

Project Highlights
  • Vendor and user account creation and profile pages
  • Profile matching search
  • Sign-in/authentication
  • Content management system
  • Responsive design
Project Goals
  • Build an intelligent data-hub based system that will help align and coordinate management of Alberta's ever-expanding research and innovation network
  • Conduct a full BA phase to identify user scenarios, use cases and future visualizations/project road map

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Forestry History Media Catalogue

The Forestry History Media Catalogue is a cloud-based media catalogue that provides the public, forest industry and other stakeholders with the tools to search, upload and explore media related to Alberta’s forestry industry. 

Project Highlights
  • Tag-based search
  • Filtered search
  • Media uploads (single and batches)
  • User and content management
  • Dashboard and reporting capabilities
Project Goals
  • Create a cloud-based, accessible forestry media catalogue for searching and accessing forestry media
  • Build a system that can last into the future and help preserve forest history
  • Help ensure priceless records and artefacts are preserved and accessible for future generations
LAUNCHING 2020
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Plan Submissions Online (PSO)

Plan Submissions Online (PSO) is a web-based plan submission and checking tool which auto-verifies that all mandatory information is provided before submitting plans to ISC Plan Processing. 

Project Highlights
  • Web-based plan submission and checking tool
  • Unique CotS+ (Commercial-off-the-Shelf) solution
  • Validate that mandatory supporting documents are submitted
Project Goals
  • Create a tool that expedites filing and approval, reduces packet rejections and eliminates forms and advances service delivery
  • Validate location and allow the user to visually confirm the plan against the cadastral mapping base for Saskatchewan

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Survey Plan Online Checker (SPOC)

Survey Plan Online Checker (SPOC) allows Alberta land surveyors to verify that their survey plan meets Alberta Land Title specifications before submitting applications for approval to Alberta’s Land Titles Office (LTO).

Project Highlights
  • Custom geospatial web application
  • Validate digital plans for correct format and content
  • Resolve issues and revalidate the plan before submission
Project Goals
  • Migrate LTO to an efficient digital workflow
  • Ensure all files processed are geo-referenced according to Director of Surveys requirements
  • Improve the reliability and confidence in the land registration process

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Our Clients

A selection of our clients

Weyerhaeuser
MNP
AI
AFSC
MNC
Altalis
LTSA
Silvacom Ltd.
AFPA
Forest History Association of Alberta
ISC
FRIAA
Alberta Gov

Testimonials

Our clients have great things to say about Silvacom CS

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I highly recommend the Silvacom CS team

They worked very hard to understand our vision and turn it into something tangible, user- friendly, and visually appealing.

Brock Mulligan

Director of Communications - Alberta Forest Products Association

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Silvacom CS has been great to work with

We were looking to develop a technical solution for tracking, displaying and storing forest history photographs, stories and information. My team is not well versed in technology options; thankfully the Silvacom CS team has made the process easy while engaging our members in the analysis and review. I highly recommend Silvacom CS considering the experience their team brings to a project or initiative.

Bruce Mayer

Secretary-Treasurer - Forest History Association of Alberta

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 Choosing Silvacom CS proved to be the right decision for us

Silvacom’s process of design and implementation kept multiple stakeholders from several different organizations/jurisdictions well informed through the design and development of a much-needed critical infrastructure digital project that impacts us all as Albertans.

Todd Nash

Partner, Consulting Services - MNP

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