/ Category / government

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Selects Michael Baker International to Build, Design Secure Spaces for U.S. Governmental Agencies

August 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 17, 2015—Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, consulting, planning, secure construction, technical and professional services, announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Omaha District selected the company…

URISA Exemplary Systems in Government Awards Process Opens

January 20, 2015 - in Announcement, Corporate, Modeling

Des Plaines, Ill., Jan. 20, 2015—URISA is pleased to announce the Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) Awards process for 2015. Since 1980, URISA's…

Trimble Concludes its 7th International User Conference with Record Breaking Attendance

November 10, 2014 - in Corporate, Event Coverage

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2014—Trimble (TRMB) opened its 7th international users conference on Monday with more than 4,200 registered attendees from…

As Intelligent Cars Take Off, Regulation Looms

June 20, 2014 - in Projects, Sensors, Transportation

The past four years have brought innovation beyond anything we could have ever imagined, and nowhere have we seen this change more than in our cars. The development of intelligent vehicle technologies is bringing wireless connectivity and the Internet on the…

Can Cities Manage Disruptive Technology?

May 30, 2014 - in Maintenance

“More than ever in history, a successful city thrives on the kind of disruption new technology brings,” said New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio last week, but the sentiment has been expressed by many public officials, particularly when they are trying to…

Satellite Services Provider Inmarsat Joins New M2M Trade Association, Looks to Expand

February 27, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Inmarsat, a leading global provider of satellite M2M services to the transportation, energy and government markets, will join the International M2M Council (IMC), a new trade association formed to promote the use of communications between machines, announced…

Esri Encourages GIS Community to Join CodeAcross 2014

February 19, 2014 - in Uncategorized

Esri is a proud sponsor of Code for America's third annual CodeAcross, which will be held February 21–23. This year's theme, Beyond Transparency, focuses on making open data actionable. Esri is calling on volunteers domestic and international to share their…

Harvesting Transparency with Location Intelligence

January 12, 2014 - in Column

Today government agencies at all levels are challenged with severe resource limitation, yet they are required to foster the quality of service they offer to their respective communities. The global financial crisis made it even more difficult for state and…

Developing a GIS Web Presence: The Audience-Focused Approach

December 16, 2013 - in Feature, Featured, Maintenance

In the old days, when you wanted to find a restaurant or other business, you had to flip through the yellow or white pages, read each entry, maybe call a few to check their hours, then use an atlas or printed map book to find out how to drive there. The process…

URISA Introduces Government Agency, Young Professional and Educational Institution Membership Options

November 1, 2013 - in Uncategorized

In addition to individual and student membership, and partner opportunities for private sector companies of all types and sizes, URISA is pleased to announce a tiered Government Agency Membership, based upon a jurisdiction’s population; a Young Professional…