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Monday, May 16 • 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Simple Is Better-Overcoming Resistance to Change

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Changing habits in field data collection can be challenging. The presentation will review the trial and error process of implementing a GIS Based tablet application to simplify the workflow of collecting Drainage Structure Invert Data.

While a detailed Survey 123 platform was developed, there was resistance by field staff to utilize the application. The complexity of the field app was reduced to utilize existing manual methods to gain overall acceptance and trust in digital applications.

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John W. Diaz

VP/Director of Innovation, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (GPI)
John W. Diaz, PE, PTOE is a Vice President at GPI.  After leading the New England Traffic Engineering Department for more than twenty years, he now runs GPI’s Innovation Services Group.  His group explores and utilizes advancing technologies to improve transportation projects... Read More →

Monday May 16, 2022 3:30pm - 4:00pm EDT
SGA Room (Ely 17)