Who We Are

Digital Data Services, Inc. (DDS) is a GIS consulting firm that utilizes the power of Esri to provide state-of-the-art custom desktop and web mapping solutions, GIS needs assessments, GIS data model development, and GIS database development for many industries.

Critical business decisions often require careful analysis of massive amounts of structured and unstructured data. A company’s value depends on how well the key personnel can interpret the information. However, few organizations have the knowledge or the technical capabilities to manage the data themselves while still keeping vigilant about security issues. As Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialists, DDS can provide quality, custom designed, desktop and web-based applications that will ensure that your business stays ahead of your competition in this Digital Age of continuous change.

Based in Colorado and established in 1998, Digital Data Services, Inc. (DDS) holds a GSA contract under the Schedule 70- IT Services (GS-35F-0091S). DDS is a trusted and reliable Geographic Information Systems (GIS) consulting firm with expertise in providing geospatial solutions for numerous industries including Oil and Gas, Minerals and Mining, Local and Federal Governments, and Utilities. We work with companies of all sizes to design and develop custom solutions that are personalized specifically to match requirements and budgets of our clients.

Our mission is to serve businesses by ensuring they have easy access to geospatial information for the proper management of their data and assets. The end result will empower companies in generating informed decisions that will ensure their continued future success. DDS takes the complexity out of GIS by providing web-based and desktop applications, such as Maperture™, that are custom designed and user friendly for the convenience all of our clients. As a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) consulting firm, the key personnel at Digital Data Services, Inc. (DDS) have extensive experience in the industry’s top GIS software.

DDS is an Esri Silver business partner, and we have broad knowledge of Esri’s powerful GIS software programs such as ArcGIS for Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Server, and many more. Our staff includes expert Cartographers, CAD specialists, GIS professionals, web and software application developers, graphic designers, and scanning professionals. Separately, we all have our strengths, but together we work as one, which ensures that the DDS brand will stand strong. Each and every one of our team members have a passion for perfection and this is reflected in the work we have performed for over 3000+ clients since 1998.

Dave Carter - Director of Geospatial Solutions, Co-Founder and Owner. Dave received an advanced degree in Business Management and Entrepreneurship from the University of Colorado. Dave is a virtuoso in data management, and technical solution design and development. He is highly regarded for his database design capabilities. With over 20 years of technology development experience, Mr. Carter has provided data curation, software development, and IT design to thousands of projects. Mr. Carter has performed projects for FTI Consulting Group, Coors Brewing Company, Labatt Breweries, Encana, CH2MHILL, and the University of Colorado. He has led the technical development endeavors at Digital Data Services, Inc. since its founding.

Tom Neer - Director of Solutions Development and Geospatial Solutions Consultant and Principal Owner. Tom holds a degree in Geography with a minor in Computer Information Systems from Humboldt University and joined the Digital Data Services, Inc. team in 2005. Tom has over 15 years of experience in graphic design, cartography, GIS, geo-visualization, and multimedia authoring. He leverages this knowledge to analyze and present spatial concepts and relationships. Over the past 8 years, Mr. Neer provided support to a wide variety of projects including land planning, resource management, design projects, NEPA projects, and facilities siting. Mr. Neer has performed projects for Xcel Energy, the Bureau of Land Management, Gilpin County, Colorado, University of Colorado, and Pacific Gas & Electric. He has a broad knowledge of business needs and the creativity to find breakthrough solutions.

James Freeman - Geospatial Solutions Consultant and Principal Owner. James has been with Digital Data Services, Inc. since 2000, and has been in the GIS industry since 1989. Mr. Freeman is experienced in CAD & GIS project management. He is proficient in the use of CAD/GIS software including AutoCAD, ArcCAD, MapInfo, Microstation, and Esri products in a DOS/Windows environment. James’ ventures have included civil, environmental, architectural, graphical, and mechanical applications for state, federal, county, city agencies, private companies and individuals. Some of the companies that Mr. Freeman has completed projects for include the United States Geological Survey, United States Forest Service, the National Park Service, and the Bureau of Land Management.

Zach Robison - Geospatial Application Developer. Zach has been with Digital Data Services, Inc. since 2014 and is proficient in the use of ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, and Geocortex Essentials. He is also experienced in web design, software development, and GIS management. Mr. Robison has implemented web solutions for oil and gas, retail, and local government projects.