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Land Order Facilitates Solar Energy Development on Public Lands

July 5, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

As part of President Obama’s comprehensive plan to reduce carbon pollution while promoting American-made clean energy sources, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced the withdrawal of lands identified for solar energy development in the West…

Convergence of Capital Planning and GIS: Smart Asset Management

July 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Maintenance

Integrating geospatial data into public works can help a city streamline its municipal operations and boost productivity by ensuring field crews and their…

Britons are Embracing Pedal Power

July 4, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

Twenty years ago, very few people could name a world-class British cyclist beyond Chris Boardman, but following last year’s Olympic exploits and Sir…

Ecocity Builders Announces the Ecocity CoLab

July 3, 2013 - in Corporate, Planning

Ecocity Builders presents Ecocity CoLab, a unique coworking space designed to foster innovation and collaboration among individuals and organizations dedicated to creating sustainable communities. The CoLab project addresses the need for increased partnership…

ArcGIS Platform Helps Wilson, North Carolina, Expand Telecom Network and Maximize Vital Public Funds

July 3, 2013 - in Corporate, Financial, Smart Cities

When officials of Wilson, North Carolina, decided to expand the city's broadband network, operators wanted real-time business intelligence. They found it in an operational management solution built on the ArcGIS platform. Now the city is lowering costs and…

Cityworks Helps Public Agencies Save Big Money Managing Assets

July 3, 2013 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Wastewater, Water

Keeping hundreds of miles of roadway, water mains, and sanitary sewer at top performance presents a challenge for any city. But for the City of Novi, Michigan, Department of Public Services, managing these infrastructure and the needs of a rapidly growing…

Yotta DCL and Mayrise Systems Join Forces to Expand Local Authority Systems and Highways Asset Management Business

July 2, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Yotta DCL and Mayrise Systems are to combine to strengthen their map-based asset management systems and services business in the UK and overseas. This development follows the announcement, which is subject to shareholder agreement, that Mayrise Systems is…

CSU Online GIS and Geospatial Engineering Courses for Fall 2013

July 2, 2013 - in Corporate

A new Plan C Masters of Engineering specialization in Geospatial Engineering in the College of Engineering at Colorado State University will be starting Spring 2014, pending final approval, and will be open to non-engineers. In the meantime, the following…

GISi Announces Formation of a New Business Unit – GISi Indoors

July 2, 2013 - in Corporate, Facility Management

GISi has officially launched GISi Indoors, a new business unit offering a suite of products and services designed to provide organizations and businesses with increased understanding of indoor people, places, and things. Just as GISi has been a leader in spatial…

Developing the Global Sensor Web with the LA Makerspace

July 2, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors

The “Big” idea behind developing the Global Sensor Web (GSW) is to create a platform for citizen science whereby various research teams can quickly aggregate and analyze data, even from real time sources such as weather stations and air quality monitors.…