Terrific & Free! Learn to Love Digital Mapping with Esri Online GIS Course

Terrific & Free! Learn to Love Digital Mapping with Esri Online GIS Course

After a few years without significant engagement on a spatial analytical project, I felt my GIS knowledge was getting dusty and my skills rusty. I ended up registering for and taking the Esri® Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offering called "Going Places with Spatial Analysis" last Fall, and came away absolutely energized and refreshed. This self-paced course focuses on how most data is inherently spatial in nature and, therefore, can be analyzed in unique ways to discern patterns and trends.

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Brian Smith, VP, Commercial Solutions

Brian Smith, VP, Commercial Solutions

Brian works with private sector organizations to define, develop, and implement large-scale geospatial-based solutions to assist in maximizing profits. Brian has more than 15 years of experience working on private and public sector implementations and designs for the retail, manufacturing logistics, and heath care sectors. However, much of his focus is in the insurance sector.

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Meet Kevin Switala, GISP, VP, Federal/ International

Meet Kevin Switala, GISP, VP, Federal/ International

As a Vice President, Kevin manages daily operations at GeoDecisions with a focus on U.S. federal and international project capture and delivery. He also supports resource management, business development coordination, and project lifecycle oversight. Prior to his current role, he served as the director of homeland security and public safety and continues to support emergency management and public safety projects throughout the world. 

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