Add popular landbases to your Smallworld GIS. Google Maps, Bing, OSM: no problem!

Smallworld data on top of Google or other map services, inside Smallworld GIS? Need to replace MrSid? Look no further! Our Cloudmaps for Smallworld GIS adds this functionality. Choose from street, satellite, and topo maps. By simply loading a plugin into the Smallworld image, object control is supplemented with the ability to enable Google background [...]

Exciting new functionality released! Atlas 2.14.0 now available.

Always needed map rotation or wanted offline databases to be generated based on a specific schedule? Wait no longer. Atlas 2.14.0 has been released and rolled out! It contains the following changes: Ability to perform bulk updates to a group of objects Add documentation for Atlas online help Ability to add/delete/show joined records Automated scheduled [...]

Getting audited or need compliance evidence? No worries!

Utilities frequently get audited or need evidence to prove that they are in compliance. Examples, why this is sometimes required, are: safety violations explosions power outages gas leaks (car) accidents Atlas tracks every single user interaction on a record. Whether that is when a user viewed a record, saved an inspection or completed a survey. [...]

Notification & Messaging now available in your mobile GIS!

Almost any modern application nowadays supports some form of push notifications or messages. Simpler applications limit this to a message that a new release or a patch is available. We at Cliffhanger Solutions took that much further. Atlas now supports push messages for: New work or jobs assigned. Plots generated. Reports are ready for download. [...]

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 [...]

Cliffhanger Insight for Smallworld: get all the Insight and Diagnostics in real time!

Do you need to have a better insight into your GE Smallworld usage? Do you want to know what functionality is used, for how long and how often? Do you want to know how many plots were made last month? Is your system is lagging, showing poor performance, hangs, has frequent tracebacks or even crashes? [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Live PowerON data, but better.

GE PowerON outage management system is a complicated piece of software operated by trained technicians and engineers. So what about the rest of us? Say hello to the Atlas PowerON module. Atlas allows to you visualize PowerON data in real-time, making valuable outage information available to authorized individuals in your organization. In PowerON, getting to [...]

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