Posts Tagged: Esri2012

How GIS Shaped the Public Sector in 2012

Throughout the month of December, GovLoop has been reviewing the year in government technology – everything from BYOD to social media, I’ve been working to highlight some case studies, best practices and try and condense the year down into one post, while looking forward to the year 2013. Follow along here by viewing GovLoop’s Year… Read more »

Survey Provides Insights to Future of GIS Technology for Government – Mobile, Cloud, Awareness

Over last few weeks, GovLoop has been rolling out a series of posts covering one of our latest resources, Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government. In this report, the GovLoop team identified leading case studies, best practices, and ran survey of GIS professionals. The hope of the report was to show how powerful GIS… Read more »

Taking the Deep Dive – Exploring Our Oceans with GIS

An image from Esri’s Ocean Initiative – which allows scientist to explore the mysteries of the oceans Story Highlights Esri announces their Oceans Initiative, which uses GIS to help scientist learn about the oceans Be sure to view GovLoop’s GIS Report: Exploring the Promise of GIS for Government GovLoop launches interactive GIS infographic exploring how… Read more »

What is Your Greatest GIS Challenge?

Post Highlights GovLoop releases new report: Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government Report includes a survey of GIS professionals in government Post identifies challenges stated in the survey conducted by GovLoop The GovLoop report, Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government, focuses on best practices, case studies and identifies innovative uses of geographic information… Read more »

Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government: Emergency Management

Post Highlights GovLoop releases new report: Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government Emergency management has been transformed by GIS technology Post identifies 10 lessons learned from emergency management and GIS initiatives The GovLoop report, Identifying the Promise of GIS for Government, focuses on best practices, case studies and identifies innovative uses of geographic information… Read more »

GIS Celebrating 50th Birthday

This month, Esri identified that GIS technology has turned 50 years old. Later this month, GovLoop will be releasing a guide highlighting how GIS has revolutionized how services are delivered to citizens. The guide will focus on five core areas (citizen engagement, public safety, emergency management, health and human services and environmental policy), and provide… Read more »

Exploring Geo-Enabled Government Services

Across government, there are fascinating uses of GIS. Whether it is the development of custom web apps, integration of cloud and/or mobile technology, or using GIS to improve citizen services. In many ways GIS is transforming how government delivers services. There are also many different ways GIS is improving services. The use of 3D and… Read more »

Live Blog from the Esri International User Conference

This week I am attending the Esri User International Conferencein the beautiful City of San Diego. Esri was founded in 1969 by current Esri President Jack Dangermond and his wife, Laura. Esri is an acronym for Environment Systems Research Institute. The Esri website states, “Esri’s early mission was to organize and analyze geographic information to… Read more »

The Art of Map Making – How Great Maps Tell Compelling Stories

I recently read a blog post by Bern Szukalski, There’s Something about a Map, on the ESRI blog, Bern states, “There’s something about a good map. It’s hard for me to describe exactly what that something is, but like many of us involved with GIS and geographic information, I’ve always been drawn to and fascinated… Read more »