Esri FedGIS: Technology Takeaways and Abundant GIS Solutions

GeoDecisions’ Esri® Federal GIS (FedGIS) team wrote about their information-packed experiences during the Esri FedGIS, from data and analytics to plentiful GIS solutions and technology takeaways.

Kevin Switala, GISP, highlighted Web GIS as a transformational architecture and described the Esri® vision of geospatial technology using the terms “Data-Analytics-Action.” Read more.

Hany Hassaballa, EIT, GISP, learned useful tips for configuring Esri solutions through a variety of workshops geared toward user experiences and developers. Read more.

Jim Lawruk summarized his three-day experience in five major event takeaways. Read more.

Esri FedGIS: Data-Analytics-Action (Day One)

Esri FedGIS: Data-Analytics-Action (Day One)

The Esri Federal User Conference kicked off yesterday with another inspiring video calling to arms those of us in the spatial IT industry to become even more engaged in making a difference in the global struggle against poverty, lack of education, social justice, ethnic conflict, deforestation and climate change.  I would say that the 4000+ member audience consumed this opening video and Jack Dangermond’s initial presentation segment with rapt attention.  I especially loved his annual ‘GIS Heroes’ awards presentation to individuals making significant contributions to the field including John Brockhaus, who for the past 22 years has been educating our young command staff at the US Military Academy at West Point how to leverage geospatial technologies.

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