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Requirements Gathering Workshops

Cartegraph’s requirement gathering workshops are designed to gather information about your operations. We use that information to configure the application and our implementation to best meet your needs. The items listed below are examples of key considerations to discuss during our workshops. Any data, documents, or supporting files you can share make the workshops and implementation more effective.

Data

For each asset type:

  • Provide currently available data sources like spreadsheets, databases, and GIS and data attributes.
  • Provide additional or desired attributes you would like to track.

GIS

  • For each asset type:
    • Review and share desired create, update, and delete workflows.
    • Review and share data attributes to be integrated for updates from Cartegraph.
  • Review and share map visualization needs for Cartegraph users.
  • Review and share available GIS apps or solutions to be incorporated into workflows.

IT

  • Review desired system security roles. For example, Administrator, Supervisor, Inspector, Field Worker, etc.
  • Review and share hardware availability. For example, iPads and smartphones.
  • If applicable, review integration requirements.

Output

For each section, list the types of reports or outputs that are required or desired. For example, analysis, presentations, visualizations, and publications.

Asset Management

For each asset type:

  • Provide relevant maintenance schedules.
    • Do sub-categories within the asset types have different schedules?
  • How is the maintenance schedule determined?
  • Provide your typical workflow processes for maintaining your asset types.
  • Provide the expected life of your asset types.
    • Do sub-categories within the asset types have different expected life?
  • List the conditions you inspect for your asset types.

Request Management

  • List the types of requests you receive from the public
  • List the types of requests you receive from other internal agencies. Include the agency and request type or issue.

Work Management

  • List the types of reactive work activities you perform.
  • List the types of proactive work activities you perform.

Resource Management

  • Labor and Equipment:
    • Provide a list of your labor and equipment resources.
    • Provide hourly rate information for your labor and equipment resources. For example, standard rate, overtime rate, or FEMA rate. These rates can be hourly rates per position/title rather than an individual’s actual pay rate.
  • Materials:
    • Provide a list of materials used.
    • Identify which materials require inventory control.
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