Posts Tagged: communications council

Esri Federal GIS Conference: Connect and Explore!

Esri’s upcoming Federal GIS Conference is just a few weeks away! We’ve been talking about all of the wonderful sessions and resources that will be made available at the conference. At the Esri FedCon, attendees will have the opportunity to learn and grow, but also to connect with one another! What better way to do… Read more »

The Challenges of Transparency for Government

“Transparency promotes accountability and provides information for citizens about what their government is doing. Information maintained by the Federal Government is a national asset.” – President Barack Obama An interesting discussion to have is what is driving government to be more open and transparent. Is being more open occurring out of necessity by government due… Read more »

City of Honolulu Launches “Honolulu 311” Developed by CitySourced

CitySourced Inc., has launched ‘Honolulu 311.’ This is a smartphone reporting system which allows citizens to use smartphones to report abandoned vehicles, broken street lights, illegal dumping and a variety of other issues. “The Honolulu 311 system will help Honolulu become a lean, clean, smart city through the use of technology,” Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle… Read more »

Esri Federal GIS Conference: How does ArcGIS Apply to Your Agency?

Esri’s upcoming Federal GIS Conference is sure to be an awesome couple of days. Attendees are going to learn a ton about incredible GIS technology and what it will do for the federal government. You may think that ArcGIS is really cool, but wonder how it applies to your agency and your job. Be sure… Read more »

Esri Federal GIS Conference: I Have No Idea What GIS Is

Lately, we’ve been talking about Esri’s upcoming Federal GIS Conference, and I know what a lot of you may be thinking: “A conference completely devoted to discussing GIS sounds really cool, but I don’t know anything about GIS!” Is this you? Maybe you know of GIS, but feel like you don’t know enough to dive… 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 »

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 »