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When the City of San Mateo, California chose to migrate to Esri’s GIS software from Intergraph, a primary objective for them was to establish alignment with the ArcGIS for Local Government solutions to aid succession planning. Their goal was that establishing a widely used data schema would aid recruiting of quality future staff. In the past, the City struggled with organizing their spatial data from a variety of locations and formats. Improving the addressing and fire planning processes and supporting an ongoing permitting system implementation provided the initial motivations.