Cliffhanger Solutions releasing new GIS platform which includes the fastest tracing in the industry.

An essential requirement for GIS is network analysis (a.k.a. tracing or routing). With Cliffhanger having finalized its tracing module for Atlas, we are now offering a complete and new GIS platform with smooth migration paths available from ESRI and GE Smallworld. Atlas is not only data agnostic, but it is also schemaless. This means that [...]

Steve Severance has joined the Cliffhanger Solutions team

We are thrilled to announce Steve Severance has joined Cliffhanger Solutions as a Senior Consultant. Steve has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology from the University of Maine. He has over 25 years of utility experience and has worked with Smallworld GIS for more than 20 years. During that time he has been [...]

Bruce Morehouse has joined the Cliffhanger Solutions team

We are excited to announce that Bruce Morehouse has joined Cliffhanger Solutions as Senior Consultant. With over 17 years of relevant GE Smallworld and Mobile GIS experience, Bruce is renowned and much sought after in the industry, with the reputation as a valuable team member. His work ethic and engineering talent precede him wherever he [...]

Smallworld v5, an update

Back in 2016 we reported our initial findings with Smallworld v5 and addressed our concerns about performance. The main issue was startup performance and (map) rendering performance. After several (minor) releases from GE and a few more upgrade projects under our belt, here are our updated findings: Startup performance, while still slower than version 4, [...]

Cliffhanger Solutions activity in GIS consulting

Did you know that besides the Atlas product line, Cliffhanger Solutions also provides resources for GIS consulting? This includes upgrades, (deferred) maintenance, development, customizations, and support on both GE Smallworld and ESRI. We have a number of Master Service Agreements in place to do just that. Just like our fast-growing customer base has found out, you [...]

Cliffhanger Solutions offers Utilities affected by Irma free access to our damage assessment tool and/or their GIS data.

Our damage assessment tool will allow you to capture relevant damage information, supported by live imagery, weather data and pictures of the damage. Our application works both disconnected and connected, so you are covered there. You only need to download our application or use a browser. During the recovery, job assignments allow you to quickly provide [...]

Web Map Service from & to Smallworld: Add weather, landbase, OpenStreetMaps, Bing, etc.

WMS or Web Map Service is an interface standard that provides map images from one or more distributed geospatial servers, over HTTP. Atlas supports WMS, and uses it to overlay certain data layers such as weather information, both in the mobile and desktop apps. Now, with the Cliffhanger WMS plugin, we added WMS support to GE Smallworld GIS. [...]