TAG: federal government

Esri FedGIS Conference showcases spatial analytics for government action

March 14, 2018By

Esri will be hosting the 21st annual Esri Federal GIS (FedGIS) Conference March 20-21 at the Walter E. Washington Center in Washington, D.C. All federal government agency workers are invited to join an anticipated audience of 3,000 attendees and share their experience in collaborating, innovating and connecting their work using spatial analytics technology. Esri founder and president Jack Dangermond will discuss how... read more

U.S. Will Require Registration of Drones

October 19, 2015By

The federal government is expected to announce today a new plan requiring anyone buying a drone to register the device with the U.S. Department of Transportation. The registration of the drone will enable authorities to track a drone back to its owner if used in a dangerous manner. Under the plan, the DOT would work with the drone industry to set... read more

Esri UC: Avineon to Give Away 10 Free Licenses for ArcGIS Metrics Extension

July 20, 2015By

Avineon, Inc., a global provider of information technology, geospatial, and engineering support services, will distribute discount coupons for its new Metrics Extension to ArcGIS for Server at the 2015 Esri User Conference. Ten customers who activate the permanent Metrics Extension license with the coupon code will receive it for free. All others using the coupon will receive a 50 percent... read more

National Spatial Data Infrastructure Gets a C- Grade

February 11, 2015By

The Coalition of Geospatial Organizations (COGO) has released its Report Card on the U.S. National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), and given the NSDI a C- grade. The NSDI aims to promote sharing of geospatial data throughout all levels of government, the private and non-profit sectors, and the academic community. “Federal agencies have worked for many years to improve their geospatial programs, but the COGO... read more