GeoDecisions Celebrates Dave Gilbert's 30-Year Odyssey

GeoDecisions Celebrates Dave Gilbert's 30-Year Odyssey

Dave Gilbert, GISP, the third employee ever hired here at GeoDecisions, marks 30 years with us in 2017. That's a really big deal. As our longest standing employee, Dave has built lifelong trusted-adviser client relationships, lasting GeoDecisions friendships, and made an indelible impact throughout the water, transportation, and facility business lines of our parent company, Gannett Fleming.

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An New Year, But Spatial Questions Abound

An New Year, But Spatial Questions Abound

As we approach Inauguration Day for the incoming U.S. Presidential Administration, I continue to hope that geospatial information technology (IT) serves as an important decision-support tool for many of the Administration’s primary agenda items.  It is only by thoroughly understanding the spatial context of many of these issues that more informed decision-making occurs.

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Valuable Skills and Qualities for Emerging Spatial IT Professionals (Part 2)

Valuable Skills and Qualities for Emerging Spatial IT Professionals (Part 2)

This is part two of a two-part blog describing important skills and qualities we seek in young spatial IT professionals. The first blog post stressed the value of effective communication skills, maintaining a natural curiosity in a variety of topics, developing enhanced critical thinking skills, and exhibiting confidence.  This blog concludes the topic, and adds a final thought regarding what might be, to some, a conspicuous exclusion. 

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Moving Forward, Walk for Diabetes

 Moving Forward, Walk for Diabetes

Steve Kraabel, a senior client manager based out of GeoDecisions’ Scott Air Force Base office in O’Fallon, Illinois, participated in the Metro East Step Out: Walk for Diabetes on Sept 17. Steve along with his son, Eli, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 8, and 14 of their family members and friends made up the "Kick It for Kraabel" team.

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