2 Elements of Trimble Access Base SoftwareSpecialized ApplicationsTrimble Access ServicesTrimble Connected CommunityTrimble Access brings the field and office closer together by enabling data sharing and collaboration in a secure environment connected through the Internet… The Trimble Connected Community is the office portal into Trimble Access.The Trimble Connected Community provides the backbone infrastructure, enabling all parties working on a project to share a wide range of information immediately throughout the project life cycle.By connecting the field crew to the Trimble Connected Community, Trimble Access provides significant improvements to surveying workflows in the field and office throughout all phases of the surveying project life-cycle from data collection to final deliverables.
3 Overview Features & Benefits of the Trimble Connected Community Technical Tour of the CommunitySurvey EditionEnterprise EditionCheck – who in the audience has seen or used the Trimble Connected Community in the past?
4 Features & Benefits of the Trimble Connected Community
5 What is the Trimble Connected CommunityTM? A web based service to:Access and share informationBe confident that your data is secureSimple and easy to setup
6 A Scalable Solution Survey Edition Enterprise Edition A simplified version of the Trimble Connected CommunityEntry level to provide online data storage, required for the AccessSync service.Enterprise EditionThe core features of the Trimble Connected Community PLUSProvides online data storage, required for the AccessSync service.You can scale up to an enterprise version as you business grows. This makes more features available to you without losing any data or existing configurations.Both editions have the Trimble Access site creation toolThis creates sites automatically including user permissions and adding basic gizmos. It sets up everything just as you need it for use with the Trimble AccessSync service.
7 Online Data StorageAllows access to data stored on the Trimble Connected Community anywhere, anytime.All you need is an internet connectionThere’s no need to install any special software, all you need is a web browser.A secure web based service that provides online data storage.
8 Access and share your information easily Office to Office data accessOffice to Field data accessAnd in the Enterprise Edition:Sharing data from company-to-companyOffice to office data accessAccess data from any of your office locations or the customer site: just a matter of opening a browser and logging in.Access the latest updated files anytime, anywhere: If someone uploads a change you see it instantly.Field to office data accessMove data seamlessly between the office and fieldGet information out to your field crews more easily: no longer disconnected where you have to wait for someone to drive back to the office to share information.Sharing data from company-to-company (Enterprise)Allow access to key project partners for easier project information sharing
9 Market specific tools for the surveyor The Trimble Connected Community is the office interface to send & receive files from the field using the AccessSync service.TCC is the office portal into the AccessSync service. It is:the landing place for files which are transferred from the field by the AccessSync service.the location where files are placed to be sent to the field using the AccessSync serviceis one of the central components and interface between the field and office…TCC is the interface links the field component and the office component.Introduces a new dynamic of team collaboration because you can communicate with your field crews through out the day rather than waiting until they come back to the office.Bringing the office and field closer togetherThe benefit is improved communication and therefore time
10 Begin Data Processing Faster Constant Flow of information bridging the field and officeOffice staff can begin quality assurance and creation of client deliverables… and if there is a problem, this means you can alert your field crew in the field before they return to the office.The benefit is that this saves Time
11 Project Communication Tools A wide set of tools that facilitate collaboration and sharing of dataCentrally manage & communicate survey information across the internetInternally within your companyExternally to business partners.A secure web based service that provides Project Communication Tools
12 Project Communication Tools Geo Pic, Files and Forums are available in the survey edition org when generated using the TA site creation tool.All gizmos are available on the enterprise edition
13 Access and share your information easily Share filesManage project communication via ForumsAnd in the enterprise edition:Capture and share company knowledge via WikisCapture progress updates via BlogsSchedule and track important events with CalendarsAnd more…Share filesBecause data is online you can work from anywhere (ie any location)You don’t need to install special software to gain access to the dataAnytime, and in Real timeCapture and share company knowledgeGives your staff a searchable knowledgebaseThe questions + answers are then captured for future referenceReduces risk if staff members leave or are away – because information is available to others in the company.Progress updatesFor example, post project status into a blog for everyone on the project to see
16 Centralized Access to External Information In the enterprise editionUse Webframes to link to information on the internetDisplay content from the internet as though it was part of the systemProvides a single place to look for information that you need for your jobsExamples: geodetic databases, access to survey plans, base station dataCentralized access to external information means that you can display content from the internet (or your local network) inside your Trimble Connected Community Organization.In the enterprise edition, configure your commonly used sites and all the information you need to get you survey job done.This is particularly useful if you access a lot of public internet sites, for example government geodetic databases, online cadastral data and survey plans, or base station availability and data downloads.This is done with the use of the webframe GizmoThe benefit is a much more convenient way to access the data you need to get the job done.
17 Use Webframes to link to information on the internet…
18 Be confident that your data is secure Data securityAuthenticationSecure internet loginYOU allocate logins to users, YOU control who has access to your dataEncrypted data transmission with the Trimble Connected Community and the AccessSync serviceWhen using these features you can be assured that you data is secure through the authenticated login.You have the control to allocate logins to users, its up to you who can access your data.EncryptionAny data transferred with the AccessSync service is securely encrypted during transmission.
19 An Easy & Cost Effective Solution… The Trimble Connected Community is managed and hosted by Trimble.No hassle of setting up serversNo initial outlay to purchase serversBUT still provides the flexibility to control who can access your data.
20 An Easy & Cost Effective Solution Where is your time best spent?You manage your data and information,Trimble will manage the system.This is about Trimble providing a quality service and managing the infrastructure of servers and so on.But this does not mean that you don’t have the control to manage who has access to your data.You can always manage who has log ins to your organization.And in the Enterprise edition there is an extra level of granularity to set permissions and determine exactly who has access to specific parts of the system.You get the security without all of the hassle!
21 An Easy & Cost Effective Solution Easy to startSign-up, log-in, and access your informationEasy to useNo special software to installEasy to customizeSince we manage the IT infrastructure this reduces capital expenditureno need to purchase servers resulting in reduced outlay and pay as you go system.
22 An Easy & Cost Effective Solution… It really is as easy as starting a web browser and logging in…Open a browserType in the URL hereLog inSupported Browsers:Internet Explorer v7.0 or laterMozilla Firefox v3.0 or laterSafari v3.1.2 or later
23 The Trimble Connected Community Enables faster turnaround of data between the field and officeEnables faster delivery of data to customersImproves communicationVisibility to organizational activityCommunication across distributed workgroupsCapture and share company knowledgeMore ConvenientCentralized dataThe Trimble Connected Community provides the backbone infrastructure, enabling all parties working on a project to share a wide range of information immediately throughout the project life cycle.By connecting the field crew to the Trimble Connected Community, Trimble Access provides significant improvements to surveying workflows in the field and office throughout all phases of the surveying project life-cycle from data collection to final deliverables.Faster turn around of data from field with the AccessSync serviceEnable faster delivery of data to customersDeliverables can be created soonerDeliverables can be accessed faster – as soon as items are ready to go the end customer could log in and see the data (provided they are authenticated by you).Improve communicationBetter visibility to project information. Less time spent having to distribute information and providing status updates.Access to data across distributed workgroups – so if you have offices in multiple locations you can access the same information.
24 Technical Tour: Survey Edition Overview tour:Log inShow the Trimble Access Home Site, this is the standard landing page when you purchase TCC as part of Trimble Access.Highlight the quicklinks to other sites,Highlight quicklinks to Trimble sitesHighlight the help filesQuick glance at the S01 Halswell Quarry pages, this is the standard layout for Trimble Access SitesNote file listingNote forum for communicationNote GeoPicture Viewer.
25 Survey Edition Site Managers can Users can: Create sites with the Trimble Access Site Creation toolAllocate logins to usersUsers can:Upload and Download filesRead & Post information on the ForumView the Geo Pictures posted on the siteThe survey edition is a simplified version of the Trimble Connected Community.We take care of permissions, and automate setting up project sites ready for you to use with AccessSync service.This edition is aimed at entry level, gets you up and running with AccessSync.
26 Structure Organization The organization is the most fundamental part of the TCC.When you enter your credentials, you log in your own set of data held within your Organization.
27 Structure Organization Pages Site List Content Navigator Once you log in, there are some key parts of the TCC you need to familiarise with.
28 Structure: Organization The base level of the Trimble Connected Community is an OrganizationOwning a Trimble Connected Community Organization means users canLog inSecurely store data onlineEasily share data with other usersUse the available toolsThe Organization is granted a specific number of users that can access information placed on Sites and PagesYou could purchase a TCC Organization for:your entire company (eg Bob’s Surveys) ORa sub section (eg Bob’s Surveys Cadastral Department).Typically, one the Trimble Connected Community organization is required for a companyOrganizations are set up to be hidden from the greater Connected Community.
29 Structure: Sites An organization can contain one or more sites. A Site is used to group similar data together.For example, a survey project site to contain all files and information for the project.Typically use one site per field projectThe Site is the landing place for files which are transferred from/to the field by the AccessSync service.
30 Structure: PagesA site can contain many pages used to categorize data furtherA Trimble Access Site typically containsa page for a project communication forum and survey field dataa page for the site map and image display.
32 Structure: Organizations, Sites and Pages DemonstrationOrganizationSitesPagesDemoOrgs: Summarise the org in this instance is TrainingSurveyEdition, required to enter the org name as you log in. Note that you can see it in the URL.SitesNote the site list in the Navigator.Show the Trimble Access Home site, explain this is where you “land” by default.Add the S01 Halswell Quarry site to the Favourites.If ready: Create a TA Site, so there’ll be Home + 2 project sites. Note that only site manager can create sites, and in the survey ed you must use the tool.PagesHighlight the pages tabs along the top of the page.Note the available pages in a project site and in the home
33 Project Communication Tools Project Communication Tools – what does that actually mean?Primarily, they allow you to place content / information for other people with access to your organization to view.In TCC, these tools are called “Gizmos”We go into these in more detail later…There are two versions of the Trimble Connected CommunityEnterprise version; all gizmos are available in the enterprise version.Survey Edition; of which only Files, GeoPicture Viewer and Forums are available.
34 Structure: ContentThe following Gizmos are available in the Survey EditionFilesForumGeo Picture ViewerThese are added when using the Create Trimble Access Site tool, all you need to do is add the dataAdd content to a page by adding Gizmos.
35 Structure: Content Files Gizmo The viewer into the file space. Provides the ability to create a hosted set of folders that can then be shared with others in the Organization.Create folders and sub foldersUpload and download filesNotificationsThe mechanism to send and receive data from the field.Access the files on your site anywhere, anytime via an internet connection.The most important Gizmo for Trimble Access because this is the mechanism to send and receive data from the field.
36 Structure: Content Demonstration Files Gizmo Files Browse to the files gizmo on the Files page on the S01 Halswell Quarry project site.Browse to your user folderUpload a document using the Trimble Connected Community tool (single file)Set file notifications for every file type in your folder. (hint – use *.*)
37 Structure: Content Forum Discussion forums are used for posting questions, comments or feedback to provide a traceable and widely visible thread information streamFor example, important project information and trains containing information to be distributed
38 Structure: Content Demonstration Forum Forum Browse to the files gizmo on the Files page on the S01 Halswell Quarry project site.View the postsAdd a new post.Highlight the forum as a tool for communicating project information.Note that all users in a survey edition org have permission to post.
39 Structure: Content Geo Picture Viewer A map based viewer which can capture the location of imagesUse the Geo Picture Viewer for reconnaissance to view images of your field site.
40 Structure: Content Demonstration Geo Picture Viewer GeoPicture Viewer DemoBrowse to the GeoPicture viewer gizmo on the Geopic page on the S01 Halswell Quarry site.Zoom in and out on the mapClick on a pinpoint and view image propertiesView the imageMove a non – tagged picture to the mapShow where in the files gizmo the images are, and point out that any image within the filespace will be picked up.
41 To Summarise the Survey Edition… Works with AccessSyncTrimble Access Site Creation ToolSets up site, pages and permissions, including adding files, forum and geo picture gizmoAdd additional GizmosCustomize PermissionsNo. of Logins4+1Storage Space5GB
42 Technical Tour: Enterprise Edition Overview tour:Log inShow the Trimble Access Home Site, this is the standard landing page when you purchase TCC as part of Trimble Access. Note that this is the same as for the Survey Edition.Quick glance at the S02 Marylands pages, note the standard content for Trimble Access Sites, note we are going to customize it later.Look at site „Survey Policies & Procedures“Go through the items and describe what they are used for – to generate ideas...Highlight this site as an alternative to project dataSurvey LinksWebframe pointing to a NZ government website where you can search for control marksWebframe pointing to a LINZ network of base stations, where you can download/check statusCadastral LinksWebframe pointing to a NZ government site used to lodge cadastral survey data
43 Enterprise Edition Administrators can: Users can Create sites with the Trimble Access Site Creation toolCreate Sites, Pages and add Gizmos using the Trimble Connected Community toolsManage Members and permissionsUsers canDo anything their administrators permit!Key differences:Can manually create sites and pages, and define exactly who in the org has access to what.You get the full set of GizmosManaging members means that you can share data across orgs and set up guests.
44 Structure: Content Enterprise Edition Organization Gizmos: Webframe Link to existing web pagesFor example online geodetic databasesBlogTime based information postsFor example, post status updates of job progressWikiCollections of user editable webpagesStatic information, for example best practicesThese items are only configurable in the Enterprize orgs.
45 Structure: Content Enterprise Edition Organization Gizmos: Quicknotes Allows the entry of notes to a Page, includingFormatted textHyperlinksImagesRSS viewerNews serviceThese items are only configurable in the Enterprize orgs.
46 Enterprise Edition Gizmos DemonstrationEnterprise Edition Organization GizmosGo to the S02 Marylands project to customize the siteAdd a page called Marylands infoAdd a calendar, give it a title called “schedule”Add …Add a Quicknote, saying…
47 Users & PermissionsIn the Survey Edition, we take care of setting up the correct user roles and permissions for you.The Enterprise Edition allows for more flexibility…Administrators in the Enterprise Edition:Have the flexibility to set up users as requiredCan control access within your organizationCan extend access to your data to public/other community orgs
48 Users & Permissions Site Manager Owner Editor Viewer Create sites, pages and content, and manage members, partners and permissionsOwnerChange content and manage permissionsEditorChange content but not manage permissionsViewerView content but not edit itNote – this is only relevant to Enterprise!
49 Users & PermissionsAdministrators and Owners can define the level of permissions for:SitesPagesFile spaces
50 Summary: Survey Edition & Enterprise Edition Works with AccessSyncTrimble Access Site Creation ToolAdd additional GizmosCustomize PermissionsNo. of Logins4+150Storage Space5GB10GBSurvey EditionSimple tools for site creationNo capability to add gizmos (can only add content to some existing gizmos).No capability to set permissions.4 user logins5 GB Storage space.Note – you can’t share data with other organizations in the community (only by providing a full log in)Enterprise EditionSurvey Edition PLUS:Full capability to add gizmos and manually configure contentFull capability to set permissions, including sharing data to other organizations in the community.50 users logins10Gb of storage space
51 Summary Features & Benefits of the Trimble Connected Community Technical Tour of the CommunitySurvey EditionEnterprise Edition
52 Trimble Access Access Efficiency Access Confidence Send data back and forth, not peopleAccess ConfidenceKnow the data is right before they leave the jobsite.Access Your PotentialEmpower your team with new, streamlined workflows.Add slide about what Trimble Access is Not…