GIS News

DigitalGlobe Announces Agreement with Rise Broadband

May 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  asset management big data climate change cloud data

DigitalGlobe, Inc. this week announced an agreement to provide elevation data to Rise Broadband, a fixed wireless internet service provider (WISP), to enable faster and more efficient deployment of wireless internet services in the United States. Kreg Barrett, DigitalGlobe’s director of North America Sales, spoke with GISCafe Voice about the announcement, whereby DigitalGlobe will provide Rise […]


GIS Cloud Visualization in Planning of the New Administrative Boundaries for the Zadar County

May 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  administrative boundaries blog polygons urban planning use cases

This project was done by a geography student Branimir Bilandžić, who collected and visualized data with a goal to make a proposal on the topic how to rationalize local government structure in Croatia. As a result, map portal was created, showing a proposal for the new municipality structure. This project was done using the example...


FME and Digital Data Checking: 9 Transformers for Automated Validation

May 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about our customers data qa data quality data validation qa

Today we welcome a guest post by William Tober, one of the GIS and CAD experts at MNC. MNC needed to make an automated validation process for incoming files to ensure they comply with a range of business rules. Using FME, they developed online digital data submission solutions for 3 Canadian provinces. Here’s a look at the top transformers they […]

The post FME and Digital Data Checking: 9 Transformers for Automated Validation appeared first on Safe Software Blog.


ArcGIS Online Organization Configuration Tips

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online

There are many ways to configure and administer an ArcGIS Online organization and each method will be unique to that organization’s needs. This blog will point out some best practices and workflows frequently recommended by Technical Support to further streamline … Continue reading


ArcGIS Online Organization Configuration Tips

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  administration arcgis online best practices configuration organization

There are many ways to configure and administer an ArcGIS Online organization and each method will be unique to that organization’s needs. This blog will point out some best practices and workflows frequently recommended by Technical Support to further streamline … Continue reading


The Author, Contractor and some Managers: A Tale of Roles and Privileges

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  administration arcgis online custom roles members privileges

What do submarine sandwiches and ArcGIS Online have in common? They’re better with custom roles. What a knee slapper?!? Custom roles are a helpful tool that enable administrators to fine-tune the capabilities and levels of access that their ArcGIS Online … Continue reading


Historias exitosas del Programa de Capacitación de Empleos y Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral Ambiental

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  empleos español ewdjt

Tacoma, Washington El Programa de Capacitación de Empleos y Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral Ambiental de la EPA (EWDJT, por sus siglas en inglés) está destinado a mejorar la salud ambiental de las comunidades a nivel nacional mientras mejora el … Continue reading


How much money will Amazon save by using drones for deliveries?

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  amazon drones

When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos first talked about drones delivering packages in December 2013, naysayers were quick to dismiss his ambitions as a mere publicity stunt. Today, as we near Bezos’ 2018 timeline for the coveted project, drone deliveries have become an obsession with the tech world. Let’s face it. Drones are the ultimate disruptive […]

The post How much money will Amazon save by using drones for deliveries? appeared first on Geoawesomeness.


Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Success Stories: Richmond, California

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  brownfields hazardous waste our planet, our home

EPA’s Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) program is aimed at improving the environmental health of communities nationwide while improving the livelihood of the residents who live in those communities. Over the years, successful EWDJT programs have been implemented … Continue reading


Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Success Stories: Tacoma, Washington

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  brownfields ewdjt human health our planet, our home unassigned

EPA’s Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) program is aimed at improving the environmental health of communities nationwide while improving the livelihood of the residents who live in those communities. Over the years, successful EWDJT programs have been implemented … Continue reading