Introduction to InfoNet (1 Day)

Introduction to InfoNet

This 1-day course is the starting point for anyone new to the InfoNet Network Information Management System and should be considered a basic introduction to the operation of InfoNet. In this course participants will learn to use the basic point-and-click functionality of InfoNet and will cover the fundamental concepts underlying InfoNet, such as database management, links to GIS, editing data, importing and exporting, surveys and condition assessment.


This is a 1-day computer hands-on training course.

Teaching Method

Participants are guided through a series of practicals by computer hands-on training.


A basic understanding of computers is required. Some familiarity with GIS or MicroSoft Office programs would be advantageous although not essential. Understanding of sewer and water networks would also be helpful although not a requirement.

Course Agenda

Database Administration - Use of InfoNet Database Administrator Program to create new InfoNet Master Databases. Selection of Master Databases and Local Root. Creation of Compact Transportable Databases. Copying from Compact Databases. File management within Master Databases. Basic uses of the Database Administrator, including ‘Clean Working Directory’ and ‘Change User’.

InfoNet Operation - Overview of tools and functionality within InfoNet. Auditability, Version Control and the use of flags.

Importing and Editing External Data - Importing and exporting data to and from third party software products and formats, accessing and editing network data in the various InfoNet data views.

Adding and Editing Asset and Survey Data - Complete review of all the tools for adding and editing data in the variety of data editing views available in InfoNet. Associating and accessing external image and video files with InfoNet Objects.


Innovyze has been approved as an Authorized provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and by the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP) which is a joint program from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) and the American Council of Engineering Companies. Innovyze is a high quality continuing education provider for engineers and industry professionals.

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