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Philadelphia Sees Cities as Labs of Innovation with GIS as an Enabler

Adel Ebeid, CIO at the City of Philadelphia, spoke to the Esri International User Conference at the Senior Executive Seminar. In addition to being accountable to the traditional information technology underpinnings, he’s also focused on innovation. While…

In the Air, Underground, Everywhere: Portable 3D Measuring Technology in Action

June 27, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Modeling

FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO): One of the stars at the FARO 3D Documentation User Meeting was indisputably the prototype of the flying FARO Laser…

Keynote Announced for 2nd Annual Utility Analytics Week this September

June 21, 2013 - in Announcement, Energy

The Utility Analytics Institute today announced that the second-annual Utility Analytics Week will kick off with a keynote from Southern Company's chairman,…

Learn to Work with Esri CityEngine to Create Smart 3D City Models

June 20, 2013 - in Announcement, Corporate, Modeling

You can create 3D urban landscapes with Esri CityEngine using your organization's existing geographic information system (GIS) data. You also can use the software to do conceptual geodesign work. To help you become familiar with this technology, Esri will…

Detroit Forum to Focus on Role of ‘Joy’ in Urban Planning

June 16, 2013 - in Announcement, Planning

Using joy to jumpstart urban revitalization is the focus of a forum this week at Wayne State University in Detroit. The university is hosting a series of events Monday and Tuesday dubbed "Joy: in the Midst of Transition." It includes a public lecture and…

Esri to Launch the Urban Observatory

June 11, 2013 - in Announcement, Smart Cities

Esri, and founder Jack Dangermond are collaborating with Richard Saul Wurman, the founder of the TED Conference, for an online Urban Observatory that compares key indicators about cities. The Urban Observatory is visioned as a living museum of data about cities…

Education and Connections at GIS-Pro 2013

June 11, 2013 - in Announcement, Projects

Essential education and valuable professional connections will be the takeaways at GIS-Pro 2013: URISA's 51st Annual Conference for GIS Professionals. GIS-Pro 2013 will take place September 16-19, 2013 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rhode…

Intergraph CTO to Lead Roundtable Discussions at Award-winning Government Conference

June 7, 2013 - in Announcement, Corporate

Intergraph CTO Mark Doherty and senior government IT leaders from across Asia, Europe, Australia and Canada are gathering next week in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, for the FutureGov Forum to discuss challenges and solutions in the government sector. FutureGov…

Bentley Issues 2013 Be Inspired Awards Call for Submissions

June 5, 2013 - in Announcement, Corporate

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that it is accepting submissions for the 2013 Be Inspired Awards competition. The deadline for entries…

GIS Meets BIM: Delivering End-to-End Solutions for Government and Infrastructure

June 2, 2013 - in Announcement, Corporate, Modeling

Infrastructure development projects are critical in the advancement of local communities’ economic development agenda. They reenergize the local and regional economy and create opportunities for new jobs and sustainable economic growth. Both location intelligence…