Client: eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality

This project involved the following

  • Planning, analysis and logical design of a corporate GIS for the Durban Metro, included re-organising staff structures to provide for the requirements of corporate GIS and an implementation plan for a RDBMS to store spatial and attribute data.
  • Data conversion of Municipal financial data from a variety of systems and linking to the cadastral.
  • Compilation by capture or conversion of some 450 000 land parcels with addresses to form the formal address database.
  • Capture of some 145 000 informal dwellings by GPS and integrating them into the GIS to form the informal address database.
  • Analysis, design and implementation of a customised spatial front-end for front counter and spatial data viewing applications.

Description of Actual Servies Provided

  • System Analysis: Systems analysis and design. Preparation of implementation plan.
  • Database Design: Data analysis, database design of relational spatially enabled database.
  • Software Engineering: Application analysis, design and implementation.
  • Data Conversion/Capture: Data conversion of municipal financial systems and capture/conversion of cadastral.
  • Quality Aassurance: Establishing a quality enabling environment, training monitoring and evaluation of staff and conducting systematic checks.

Professional Staff Provided

  • System Analyst
  • GIS Specialists
  • Software Engineers
  • Data Capturers

Number of staff-months: 37