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Embracing Data for a More Efficient Government

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  air d2d data 2 decision data analytics data driven

By Robin Thottungal Innovators across the federal government are leveraging the power of data to address some of our most complex national challenges. Data allow us to discover patterns, connect the dots and identify opportunities for innovation. Data should not be buried in spreadsheets, filing cabinets and static reports; they should be accessible at the(...)


Manteniendo nuestras comunidades seguras de los envenenamientos por pesticidas

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  certificación especializada edad minima de 18 años español mantenimiento de expedientes plaguicidas de uso restringido

Por Jim Jones Quizás se acuerden de escuchar la trágica noticia en el 2016 acerca de una familia de Delaware que estaba de vacaciones en las Islas Vírgenes estadounidenses y sus vidas cambiaron para siempre cuando se envenenaron por un fumigante aplicado ilegalmente en un complejo de edificios para alquiler. …O el niño de la(...)


Keeping Our Communities Safe from Pesticide Poisonings

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  epa connect fumigant pesticide poisoning pesticides

By Jim Jones You might remember hearing the tragic news in 2015 about a Delaware family vacationing in the U.S. Virgin Islands that had their lives changed forever when they were poisoned by a fumigant illegally applied in their rental complex. … Or the Florida boy in 2016 who suffered brain damage after his home(...)


What’s New in the Business Analyst Web App

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps bao bao-only business analyst business analyst online

The December release of the Business Analyst (BA) web app is more powerful than ever before. This release includes several exciting features requested by our users including new analytical capabilities, graphical ways of representing market insight, using your own data, and … Continue reading


Community Voices: building the capacity of those at the forefront of change

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  environmental justice in action

About the Author: Joan Vanhala works for the Hennepin County government and was recently was selected as a member of the Environmental Justice Advisory Group of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. She has previously worked as a Coalition Organizer at the Alliance for Metropolitan Stability. When working to promote environmental justice, there is one expert(...)


Cornerstone Report Released

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling business development certifications education the industry

The USIBD has just released their latest Cornerstone Report on the state of the Building Documentation industry.   This issue takes a look at some of the broader aspects of Building Documentation such as; what are the most common tools … Continue reading

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2016: Through the Lens of GIS

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  big data climate change cloud data developers

Reviewing 2016 through the lens of GIS, there has definitely been a lot of growth in certain areas. While we have had the cloud on our list of important technologies for a few years now, it is gaining more traction as more organizations take advantage of its fluidity, ability to house big data and allow teams […]


2016: Through the Lens of GIS

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  big data climate change cloud data developers

Reviewing 2016 through the lens of GIS, there has definitely been a lot of growth in certain areas. While we have had the cloud on our list of important technologies for a few years now, it is gaining more traction as more organizations take advantage of its fluidity, ability to house big data and allow teams […]


Overview of how the FME Cloud team are leveraging NGINX with FME Server to deliver enhanced performance

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  fme cloud nginx

All new FME Server 2017.0+ and 2016.1.3 instances are now running behind a NGINX reverse proxy in FME Cloud. As a developer on the Cloud team, this is something I have been hoping to achieve for a while and with 2016.1.3+ all the pieces are finally in place so we can make this happen. In […]

The post Overview of how the FME Cloud team are leveraging NGINX with FME Server to deliver enhanced performance appeared first on Safe Software Blog.


Thank you for a fantastic year 1 for ArcGIS Earth

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d 3d gis 3d visualization apps arcgis

It has been just under a year since ArcGIS Earth launched. The new app from Esri is already one of our most popular downloads ever. ArcGIS Earth is an interactive globe viewer that allows users to navigate and explore any … Continue reading


Esri Wins Big at IMIA Americas Conference Map Awards

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  apps arcgis esri industry focus technology

By Mark Cygan – Industry Manager, Mapping, Statistics and Imagery at Esri, and David Watkins – ArcGIS Desktop Product Manager At the International Map Industry Association (IMIA) Americas Conference this year, Esri took home three awards for its entry ArcGIS … Continue reading


NOAA’s White Christmas

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  noaa snow usa weather and climate winter

NOAA maps the probability of a white Christmas across the lower 48 states: the interactive version includes clickable locations. While the map shows the historical probability that a snow depth of at least one inch will be observed on December 25, the actual conditions in any year may vary widely from these because the weather patterns … Continue reading "NOAA’s White Christmas"


Behind the Scenes of the Washington Post’s Six Maps

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  cartography map design

Remember the Washington Post’s six maps of America’s infrastructure from earlier this month? Post graphics reporter Tim Meko takes us behind the scenes, discussing the design inspirations, data sources, and methodology behind the maps. Previously: ‘The Massive Scope of America’s Infrastructure’.


Booking fitness classes just got a whole lot easier

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  maps search

After a holiday season full of delightful indulging, millions of people make an optimistic New Year’s resolution to stay fit or lose the extra pounds they put on from those festive parties and family get-togethers. To help, starting today we’re piloting a new way to easily book fitness and wellness classes. Reserve with Google will be available in Los Angeles, New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, to make keeping up with your resolutions easier than ever.

To book a fitness class, visit the Reserve with Google site on desktop or mobile web. There you can search for fitness studios near you, get great recommendations for fun new classes, or book a spot in the session you already know and love.

How it Works

Over the coming days, you’ll be able to do this right from Google Maps and Google Search, as well.

Reserve with Google Google Maps on desktop
Reserve with Google on Mobile Search

Reserve with Google is possible through deep partnerships with top scheduling providers you may already use, including MINDBODY, Full Slate, Front Desk, Appointy — and we’ll be adding more, like zingFit, MyTime, and Genbook soon.

So pull out your yoga mat, dust off your running shoes, and fill up that water bottle. Reserve with Google will help make completing your New Year’s resolution as easy as click, click, booked.


Booking fitness classes just got a whole lot easier

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  maps search

After a holiday season full of delightful indulging, millions of people make an optimistic New Year’s resolution to stay fit or lose the extra pounds they put on from those festive parties and family get-togethers. To help, starting today we’re piloting a new way to easily book fitness and wellness classes. Reserve with Google will be available in Los Angeles, New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, to make keeping up with your resolutions easier than ever.

To book a fitness class, visit the Reserve with Google site on desktop or mobile web. There you can search for fitness studios near you, get great recommendations for fun new classes, or book a spot in the session you already know and love.

How it Works

Over the coming days, you’ll be able to do this right from Google Maps and Google Search, as well.

Reserve with Google Google Maps on desktop
Reserve with Google on Mobile Search

Reserve with Google is possible through deep partnerships with top scheduling providers you may already use, including MINDBODY, Full Slate, Front Desk, Appointy — and we’ll be adding more, like zingFit, MyTime, and Genbook soon.

So pull out your yoga mat, dust off your running shoes, and fill up that water bottle. Reserve with Google will help make completing your New Year’s resolution as easy as click, click, booked.



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