Posts By Shannon Kennedy

Former Governor O’Malley Keynote Speaker at Esri Federal GIS Conference!

At the Esri Federal GIS Conference on February 10, 2015, former Governor Martin O’Malley delivered a motivating keynote speech on the importance of GIS technology for government leaders that want to make a lasting difference for their constituents. O’Malley has been a pioneer for geographic information systems throughout his political career. During his first twoRead… Read more »

GIS conference brings in big government presenters

Esri’s Federal GIS Conference (February 9-10, 2015) will train attendees how to use their technology in a way that inspires change and resilience throughout the government. This event that is free for federal employees provides the ultimate networking experience for the over 3,000 attendees that have a desire to expand their knowledge while back atRead… Read more »

Esri GIS conference will spark innovation through “Immersion Summits”

Esri’s annual Federal GIS Conference (February 9-10, 2015) gives government employees the chance to take advantage of GIS as an analysis, decision-making tool. At the conference, five “Immersion Summits” will be held that dive deeper into five different categories that GIS is useful in: Economic and Community Services: Focuses on improving American lives and jobRead… Read more »

GIS mapping technology will help you navigate your career!

Geographic Information System (GIS) is a tool used across almost every field bringing data analysis, efficiency, and cost-saving mechanisms to the government. Unfortunately, most federal employees do not understand GIS technology. Each government employee has the potential to heighten the quality of their work by taking full advantage of resources such as GIS. NASA, EnvironmentalRead… Read more »

Technology is changing- learn how to grow with it!

Next week (February 9-10, 2015), Esri is holding a Federal GIS Conference to inspire government employees to share ideas, best practices, and more. Over 3000 government professionals and leaders will join together in Washington, D.C. to combat real-world challenges with real solutions that utilize GIS technology. Esri technology is helping the government become more resilientRead… Read more »

GIS-based Real Property Management for Government

Recently, GovLoop, Esri, and PenBay Solutions hosted an online training titled, “Facilities are Mission Critical: GIS-based Real Property Management for Government”, to illustrate how facility managers can utilize GIS to improve building and real property management. The speakers for the online training included: Bill Barron, Chief Executive Officer of PenBay Soltutions Benton Yetman, Director/Strategic Technology atRead… Read more »

Check out the Esri Federal GIS Conference!

It is no secret that Esri and their GIS software have expanded beyond land use mapping. GIS can be used in almost any area of research and planning. This technology is changing the way industry and government are thinking about our future. With all their success, many professionals are still not aware of how GISRead… Read more »