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Our Gritter Integration Map Takes Centre Stage on BBC Breakfast

Our Gritter Integration Map Takes Centre Stage on BBC Breakfast…Six years ago, we were approached by Ringway Jacobs to reshape their winter road management by building a digital connector, like a bridge, linking Masternaut and ArcGIS. This software does more than…

ChatGPT – Practical Uses For Business

In this blog post, we will explore how we as software developers can leverage ChatGPT to help you build practical software solutions that automate processes and address day-to-day business tasks, ultimately enhancing efficiency and customer satisfaction.

Solutions for Frustrated QuickBooks Desktop Users

Intuit has upset many of it’s long standing UK customers by not only discontinuing support for it’s desktop product…we examine the implications

3 Examples of Accounting Software Automation

We have recently created 3 time saving automations for customers using accounting software for their financial business processes. Read more about the work we have been doing for them…

10 Practical Business Uses for Power Apps

Read how Power Apps can be used to simplify your business processes and save your staff and business time….

Automate tracking Coronavirus (COVID-19) statistics?

Every business is having to make decisions about how to respond to the ever-changing Coronavirus situation. The decisions that each business must take is unique to their circumstances. We found ourselves spending a huge amount of time looking at graphs from various…

Is subscription software costing you more than you think?

In the last few years there has been a wholesale move from buying software as a perpetual license with a support contract to purchasing on a monthly subscription. Often that subscription is per user based. The great thing for businesses is that the cost of entry to…

Springboard IT’s Making Tax Digital Solution passes HMRC checks

Springboard IT have cleared the final hurdle with HMRC that allows their Making Tax Digital VAT solution to communicate directly with the HMRC VAT Submission Service. The solution is available as an Excel Addin or an embeddable utility. This allows to Springboard IT…

Future Decoded: Has Microsoft sounded the death knell for smartphones?

A visit to Microsoft’s mammoth tech event left me thinking that the smartphone’s days are numbered. Held at ExCEl in London over 31 October and 1 November, Future Decoded drew in over 12,000 visitors, offering them an insight into where Microsoft believes technology…

Our Gritter Integration Map Takes Center Stage on BBC Breakfast

Six years ago, we were approached by Ringway Jacobs to reshape their winter road management by building a digital connector, like a bridge, linking Masternaut and ArcGIS.

This software does more than just track where our gritters are in real-time; it leaves a digital trail of ‘breadcrumbs’ so we can look back and see exactly where they’ve been. 

Winter after winter, our connector ensures the data is readily available to the general public. You can view the Gritter tracks live here: CLICK HERE

This simple integration was the reason we first started working together 6 years (!) ago. Many project later it’s nice to see it being showcased (I’m taking all the aesthetic credit though) Cool

Will Young

Innovation and Efficiency Manager, Ringway Jacobs

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