TIPS provides a core suite of off-the-shelf software to our SMCRA customers to assist them with the implementation of SMCRA. With this assistance, many state and tribal offices have the ability to use advanced scientific software, without the expensive cost of maintaining their own individual licenses and maintenance agreements. This TIPS service of providing a core suite of software ensures that all SMCRA offices are using the same standard tools to administer the Act. Because these tools are off-the-shelf, they are also the same set of software tools used by much of the mining and reclamation industries. This enables efficient sharing of data among all SMCRA entities.
Through license servers located in two of our offices, TIPS is able to provide licenses to the various OSM, state and tribal locations, right at their desk at considerably reduced cost.
If you are a SMCRA customer and identify a software you would like to use, please contact your TIPS Service Manager, or if there is software you believe SMCRA customers might benefit from, please let us know. TIPS software support teams are always evaluating new and cutting edge software for use by our customers.