GIS

What do You, Government, and GIS Have in Common?

In Washington, we see our fair share of conferences on a variety of topics. Sometimes we learn a ton, and others, we feel completely lost. I love attending conferences that are full of learning and innovation, but also relevant to me and what I do on a daily basis. Have your heard about Geographic Information… Read more »

GovLoop Training: How GIS Can Improve Citizen Engagement

On Tuesday, (12/6), GovLoop and Esri hosted a training webinar on “How GIS Can Improve Citizen Engagement.” During the training we discussed how geographic information systems (GIS) can be used as platforms for Government 2.0. Throughout the training we explored specific examples of how this technology can increase citizen engagement. Below please find key resources… Read more »

ArcGIS Keeps Insurers in the Know

This year’s hurricane season brought some pretty intense storms our way. 2011 churned up many severe tropical storms such as Arlene, Bret, Emily, Harvey, Maria, and Rina. Those of us on the East Coast remember the pandamonium and alert of Irene as she worked her way up Eastern shores. Meteorologists always track tropical storms, but… Read more »

How Can You Shape the ESRI ArcGIS User Conference?

Calling all presenters! Esri wants you to be part of the ultimate resource for Esri Users! Do you have a knowledge and a passion for ArcGIS? Want to share your tips, strategies, and accomplishments with fellow GIS professionals? Esri is looking for ArcGIS users to submit presentation abstracts for Esri’s next user conference. You can… Read more »

Head in the Cloud? So are Some States…almost!

The Sacramento GovUp last week was no different than all the other GovUp‘s GovLoop has hosted; full of great ideas, an eager movement forward and an opportunity to network with people at all levels of government. Scott Gregory, California’s newest Geographic Information Officer, brought many great ideas to the table that are both aggressive and… Read more »

Esri Video Series: GIS Helps Feed the Hungry in a SNAP!

Our final video in the Esri video series features Jonathan Benett, Program Manager for USDA Food and Nutrition. <br/> Video Notes: Jonathan Benett describes the USDA FNS Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) as well as the SNAP Retail Locator, how SNAP uses GIS to better serve its users and the unintended beneficiaries of SNAP Retail… Read more »