A word from The Boss

People. Competence, Creativity, Commitment

Welcome to our 2022 Spring newsletter

In this edition read on to discover how Mipela GeoSolutions’ “Celebration of Purpose” revolves around people. We provide our most recent client success story, Epic Energy’s transition to the Cloud to optimise and automate several of their business processes and workflows. We also learn how Jemena’s use of our X-Info suite to migrate their legacy Subdivision Management System (SUMS) Microsoft Access database, to a new integrated solution with Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) Electronic Applications and Referrals (SPEAR) online service adds value to their business.

“Celebration of purpose”

Mipela GeoSolutions started in 1997 and we went from offering Professional GIS Services initially based in Brisbane for projects in Queensland, to working on projects interstate in Northern Territory, South Australia, Victoria and overseas in Papua New Guinea in the first three years, to diversifying our revenue into offering Products with X-Info Maps V1 released in 2002 and subsequent X-Info suite modules DBYD (Automated Response), Connect (Data Management), WebConnect (Data Delivery), Aware (Data Capture) 1st generation by 2013 and 2nd generation all administered from X-Info Connect by 2021, guided by our purpose of Connecting People With Information that we have become known for today.

It’s about the People

To our Wantoks: I am grateful for the opportunity to work with talented, dedicated, and passionate people every day. Their commitment to put our clients first and to live our values I believe have been integral to Mipela’s progress and success.

To our Partners: To be in business for 25 years, we recognize the importance of establishing collaborative partnerships that bring extraordinary value to both Mipela GeoSolutions and our Clients. We thank our partners for their commitment, expertise and skills in helping us serve our 250 plus Clients nationally across Australia, Internationally in New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and now halfway around the world in the USA.

To our Clients: Thank you for trusting us for many years, in making us Energy & Infrastructure Specialists has given us a rich understanding of the Solutions we provide today. We are honoured to have your trust and will work tirelessly to continue to deserve it.

Shaping the Future

It feels like we’ve only just started.

This next 12 months, see us offering new Solutions, entering the next phase in product roadmap development around platform, alongside advanced data analytics and systems integration. We are creating new services, transforming our operations, improving our client end to end experience, and continuing to deliver value to our clients by automating their daily activities to providing assurance with their reporting and compliance in-line with the highly regulated sectors we operate in.

The journey hasn’t been easy. It takes courage, passion and perseverance. As Mipela GeoSolutions celebrates its 25th anniversary, I would like to toast our Wantoks (Past and Present), clients, partners and suppliers who have helped us simplify the way people connect with information. Let’s continue to shape the future together.

On a lighter note, I look forward to seeing our Clients in Brisbane 24-27 September for the 2022 APGA Convention & Exhibition. Focusing on this year’s theme of Connect, Share, Discover join us for a coffee at Stand 14 as we reflect on various projects of significance shared over the last 25 years that we have been lucky to be involved in with many of you and learn about how we are delivering assurance in your data, systems, people, projects and operating assets, reinforcing our commitment to being reliable throughout time.

In closing, I would like to acknowledge and welcome our most recent new clients, HyperOne, Service Steam, Total Eren and thank the significant number who have renewed their annual contracts in the last three months, we greatly appreciate your support and thank you for the trust you put in us.

From all the team at Mipela GeoSolutions, stay safe!

Hayden McDonald

Founder and Managing Director

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