Posts Tagged: Esri

Esri Plenary In Review: 7 Emerging Themes for GIS Professionals

Today Esri’s User Conference kicked off in San Diego, California. Along with nearly 15,000 GIS professionals, I’ll be spending the week out in San Diego covering the event and learning the latest developments from Esri. The Plenary session this AM included: Esri president Jack Dangermond and Esri experts show how GIS is transforming our world.Read… Read more »

Jack Dangermond Opening Statements – GIS: Transforming Our World

Jack Dangermond, President of Esri, started off the 33rd Esri UC highlighting that the theme of the conference is “GIS: Transforming Our World.” Dangermond notes, “Our world is facing serious challenges, and it’s clear to me that we fundamentally and collectively need to create a better future.” GIS ability to visualize data, spot new patternsRead… Read more »

Esri UC – Plenary Session Agenda

This week I will be attending Esri’s User Conference in San Diego, California. The annual conference highlights the latest developments in GIS and future developments for Esri. The Plenary sessions are just about to get going and will include presentations from: Esri president Jack Dangermond and Esri experts show how GIS is transforming our world.Read… Read more »

3 Ways to Make Compelling Maps

For centuries, civilization has focused on using maps as a form of communication. To lead you down a rabbit hole, I was curious on famous cartographers, and individuals who helped shape modern cartography. Thankfully, Wikipedia provided me with a great list of cartographers, and the work they have done to shape modern cartography. Yet, theRead… Read more »

GovLoop & Esri Meet Up In Review: Story Maps

Last week, GovLoop and Esri hosted a GIS meet up, GovLoop & Esri MeetUp: Story Maps, the presentations featured Chris Liedel, President of Smithsonian Ventures and Lee Bock and Stephen Sylvia, who provided insights on how to leverage Story Maps templates. Post Highlights Be sure to view GovLoop’s recent interview with Esri President Jack DangermondRead… Read more »

How GIS Can Help Organizations Manage Facilities

On April 18, GovLoop and Esri held a meetup for GIS professionals to learn how to extend the value of GIS investments by leveraging facilities management data. Facilities data is a growing trend within the GIS community. One of the biggest costs for any organization is asset and facilities management. With proper facilities management, organizationsRead… Read more »

How Citizen Engagement Can Be Improved Through Mobile GIS

As mobile adoption continues to grow in consumer markets, it is imperative that government continue to embrace mobile and learn how to best optimize mobile technology to stay relevant and improve citizen engagement programs. The Pew Internet & American Life Project has a variety of data related to mobile adoption. In December 2012, Pew reportsRead… Read more »

How Big Data and Location Analytics are Impacting GIS for Government

Post Highlights Esri and GovLoop hosted a meetup for the GIS community Presentations include insights on how big data and location analytics are impacting GIS for government GIS now has implications for non-traditional users, and agencies can leverage current IT investments along with GIS Yesterday GovLoop and Esri hosted a meetup for the GIS community,Read… Read more »

Exploring How GIS Can Be Used to Manage Facilities and Plan Campuses

There are dozens of applications as to how GIS can be used to improve the public sector, everything from improving service delivery, gaining efficiency, and monitoring and assessing government programs. One emerging area of GIS is the use of GIS to help plan and optimize facilities. Public sector organizations operate and maintain thousands of facilities,Read… Read more »

Using the Force and ArcGIS Data Mapping in the Golden Age of Data

This week Esri has been holding various events to teach, collaborate with and get feedback from government agencies. The hope is that through this collaboration, Esri can continue to create tools and platforms such as ArcGIS that can be used by government agencies to help groups of people and the nation as a whole. ToRead… Read more »