Minnesota county builds xRM-based land permitting solution, integrated to geographic information system (GIS)

April 29 2013

In 2011, a county in rural Minnesota embarked on a big a project to upgrade its legacy land and water permitting system.

"Our land permitting systems is in Dynamics CRM but our geographic information system (GIS) is by Esri," said the project manager at a recent online meeting of CRMUG. "The old system was on SQL Server 2000 and it was developed with Active Server Pages."

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jmedina's picture

Hi Linda, I work in a Utilities company and we are starting to review the way we could integrate Dynamics CRM with a GIS system. Do you think it is possible to get more details about the minessota project you wrote about?

jahanmn's picture

Jmedina... I work at PowerObjects and we implemented the above system as mentioned in the article. We have done a bunch of GIS work as it relates to MSCRM - please reach out and we can have a further discussion - contact info is out on our website www.powerobjects.com Thx Jim