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Solutions to a range of challenges

Cultural heritage and traditional knowledge recording

We can help to implement your own customised database that can be  used to record and manage a broad range of cultural heritage information and traditional knowledge. These tools use a combination of web, database and mapping technologies. These syst ...

Field based data collection

We can provide you with data collection tools and methodologies based on some of the latest tablet and smartphone technology. Land, sea and cultural heritage managers can be equipped with iPads, iPhones, Android tablets and smartphones to record deta ...

Project management and work planning

Our business systems are used to record work plan activities. From these activities specific jobs can be scheduled and assigned to staff members. This provides each staff member with a calendar of pending tasks that require their attention.  Progres ...

Traditional knowledge guardianship

We have worked with many groups throughout Australia implement a practical set of tools to assist traditional knowledge holders to protect rights and interests in traditional knowledge. Traditional knowledge includes knowledge and cultural expressio ...

Community based monitoring

Many groups that we have worked with struggle to design and implement informative monitoring programs. Many programs lack consistency and a well defined means of analysing the data once it is collected. We can help design and implement a monitoring p ...

Data collection, storage and analysis for researchers

We provide researchers with the tools that they need for managing their data. Entire project teams can use a single centralised database to contribute data and to share the outcomes of any data analysis. A wide range of data can be managed centrally  ...

Cultural mapping

ESS can facilitate and assist clients in the mapping, storage and protection of cultural sites information.  Using tools specifically designed for the client,  ESS is able to work with groups to record significant sites and places in the landscape ei ...

Assessing cultural and ecological impacts from industry

The impact from proposed developments can be assessed against the cultural heritage assets and values. Sophisticated mapping tools can be used to record cultural sites, traditional land uses, song-lines, stories and the occurrence of significant plan ...

Integration of indigenous knowledge and seasonal calendars into work plans

Integrating Indigenous ecological knowledge (IEK) into land management action is a priority for many Indigenous (and non-indigenous) natural and cultural heritage management groups. ESS has developed systems that are able to connect local IEK to its ...

Visitor management and permits

Increasing numbers of tourists are visiting Aboriginal country. Traditional Owners and Rangers wish to manage and monitor these visitors to ensure that enjoy their time on country and respect its natural and cultural heritage while they are there. E ...

Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Improvement (MERI) systems

ESS is involved in developing and implementing monitoring, evaluation, reporting and improvement (MERI) systems for land management organisations. Effective MERI frameworks are crucial components of successful natural and cultural heritage management ...

Financial management

ESS systems enable groups to easily record, track and report on the financial aspects of their business. Many of the organisations ESS works with have complex financial arrangements, needing to account expenditures to several particular budgets and f ...

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