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Products and Services and More

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NewCom provides a wide variety of GIS based products and services for local and state government. As a Business Development Partner of ESRI, we provide a number of GIS related offering.

In addition, we can provide mapping services in many other CAD platforms including AutoCAD and Bentley’s MicroStation. We can also provide data conversion to and from many industry standard GIS and CAD platforms using Safe Software’s Feature Manipulation Engine (FME).


Our solutions and services include:

GPS Field Surveys

NewCom offers a wide variety of GIS software solutions and data services for local and state government. NewCom can provide GPS based field mapping.  We use mapping grade equipment to support our field collection activities.

Our facility mapping includes a complete set of attributes associated with each feature point.  All data is post-processed to improve accuracy.  The data is delivered as one of the standards ESRI data formats; SDE tables, Personal geodatabases, File geodatabases or Shapefiles.

GPS Field Services:

  • GPS field data collection
  • Generate GIS datasets from collected GPS points
  • Facility mapping, visible surface features, such as manholes, valve boxes, curb stops, storm structures, etc.
  • Infrastructure mapping such as signage, trails, etc.
  • Street centerline generation
  • Associate the GPS data with existing GIS feature

GIS Training

NewCom offers a comprehensive training program for all ESRI products.  Training can be customized for your individual needs, and held at your site or at our facility in Des Moines, Iowa.  Training can be provided for all experience levels from beginner to advanced.

Some of Our ESRI Product and System Training

  • ArcSDE
  • ArcEditor
  • ArcView
  • Extensions such as Spatial Analyst, InterOp Extension
  • Geodatabase Design

GIS Consulting Services

Benefit from our vast experience in working with numerous industries .  NewCom  can assist you in developing your GIS and maintaining it.  Our experience with local governments, and private industries can provide you with keen insight into the development of your GIS and management of data .  Our staff understands the issues in implementing a GIS, and provide direction on appropriate data structures, database designs and software applications.

Our services include:

  • Requirements analyses
  • Needs assessment
  • Data maintenance planning
  • Spatial database design
  • GIS development and implementation planning
  • integration of related data
  • Evaluation and planning of migration
  • Development of upgrade plans

GIS Application Development

GIS is a powerful tool for mapping, analyzing and reporting on your data. However, the real power of GIS is in the applications that you can wrap around the platform to bring value to your operation.  Our developer staff has expertise in all areas of ESRI products, specializing in developing tools to ensure that you get the most from your investment.  Our staff understand the need to integrate the client’s short-term and long-term applications objectives. Our goal is to give our clients the tools to operate with efficiency, without the need to have high level GIS expertise on staff.

Example of Custom Applications:

  • Custom conversion models support by ESRI InterOp Extension, with an intuitive user interface
  • Automation of merging dissimilar datasets to a common data model, such as standardizing parcel data from multiple sources.
  • Automated data update services
  • Internet or Intranet Web enabled mapping service.


Applications can be developed on a number of industry standard platforms, such as VB, ArcObjects and .NET.

Clients and Affiliations

Ranging in size from small, mission-critical applications, to GIS implementations on a national scale, NewCom has delivered products and services across the country and across disciplines.

Government Entities

Algona, IA Mitchellville, IA
Arlington National Cemetery, WDC Moville, IA
Artesia, NM Newton, IA
Association for the Preservation of Historic Congressional Cemetery, WDC Norwalk, IA
Atlantic, IA Oelwein, IA
Baldwin City, KS Onawa, IA
Bath Township, OH Ottumwa, IA
Baxter, IA Ozark, AR
Bellevue, NE Paxton, MA
Bethany, MO Perry, IA
Britt, IA Plainfield, MA
Bunceton, MO Pleasant Hill, IA
Carlisle, IA Prairie City, IA
Cartwright Township, IL Primghar, IA
Cedar Rapids, IA Reinbeck, IA
Cerro Gordo County, IA Richfield Springs, NY
Clive, IA Scales Mound Township, IL
Dallas County, IA Sergeant Bluff, IA
DeFuniak Springs, FL Sheffield, IA
Des Moines Public Schools Sioux Center, IA
Des Moines, IA South Haven, MI
DeSoto, IA Spencer, IA
Earlham, IA St. Charles, IA
Elizabeth City, NC Tipton, IA
Grundy Center, IA UC2B – University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
Indian Health Services Urbandale, IA
Ione, CA Van Meter, IA
Iowa Department of Natural Resources Ventura, IA
Johnson City, TN Waukee, IA
Lorenzo, IA Webster City, IA
Madison County, IA West Des Moines, IA
Martha’s Vineyard, MA Zearing, IA
Mason City, IA

An extensive list of clients who manage privately owned cemeteries can be found in a gallery located on our cemetery management software web site at

Private Enterprise

Advance Fiber Optics, Inc. Iowa Area Development Group
Agri-Tech Aviation Iowa Health System
American Water Works Association Iowa Network Services
AMTEC Land Logics Group
AT&T Broadband Lookout Point Communication
BAJA Broadband Mahaska Communication Group
Bartlett & West McLeod
Brilliant Cities Mediacom Communications
Cable Constructors Inc. Moorhead Electric
Cable One NexGen Integrated Communications
Cablevison of Monmouth Opportunity Village
Comcast Communications OSF HealthCare
Cougar Communication Services PAETEC
Dam to Dam Race Committee Perley Cable Construction Inc.
Data Builders Persona Inc.
Des Moines Area Association of Realtors Shive-Hattery Architects & Engineers
DeWild Grant Reckert & Assoc. Spectrum Planning Inc.
Direct Line Communications SRI Integration Services
Faulk and Foster Stratus Networks
Fiber Utilities Group TCS Communications Inc.
Home Telephone Co Technology Planners, LLC
HydroKlean Weitz Corporation

NewCom also maintains support and relationships with many fine organizations:

  • ESRI Business Partner
  • Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities
  • Iowa Chapter – American Water Works Association
  • Iowa Counties Information Technology
  • Iowa Geographic Information Council
  • Iowa League of Cities
  • Iowa Municipal Financial Officers Association
  • Iowa Public Health Association
  • Iowa Rural Water Association
  • Iowa Water Pollution Control Association
  • Midwest Energy Association
  • Minnesota Rural Water Association
  • Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers
  • Wisconsin Rural Water Association

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