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If you're headed to the Esri Federal GIS Conference next week, and are a current, or future, leader, please consider attending this session that Gerry Clancy and I will be presenting on Wed. Jan. 30 from 5:15-6:15 PM in Room 209C:

 

GIS for Leaders: Seven Elements of a Successful Enterprise GIS

 

It takes more than technology for an enterprise GIS to be successful. It requires business and IT management skills. This session will review the seven elements of a successful enterprise GIS and provide strategies how GIS Managers can implement them. The seven elements are:

  • Vision and Leadership
  • Understand how GIS can contribute to your organization’s success
  • Develop and maintain a GIS Strategic Plan
  • Implement effective governance
  • Implement evolutionary approaches (change management)
  • Deploy engaging apps
  • Recruit, develop and maintain good staff

 

https://fedgisdevdc2019.schedule.esri.com/schedule/1801978386 

Please check out my latest post as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. This one discusses the Esri Maps for Public Policy site:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/policymakers-how-well-do-you-know-your-community/ 

Here is the last of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. Thanks to them for the opportunity to support their amazing community and platform. This one is on the Importance of Communicating Your Value to Leaders.

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/importance-communicating-value-leaders/ 

Here is the eleventh of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. This one discusses how the future is now for the 3D digital twin in government:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/future-now-3d-digital-twin-government/ 

Here is the tenth of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. This one discusses how GIS can be used as an effective Civic Engagement tool:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/gis-civic-engagement-tool/ 

Here is the ninth of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. This one discusses how the Emergency Management industry provides a great example of the potential of GIS:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/emergency-management-provides-great-example-potential-gis/ 

Here is the eighth of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. This one discusses the importance of a business plan for your GIS:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/time-talk-business-gis/ 

Here is the seventh of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. This one discusses Best Practices:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/roadmap-success-best-practices/ 

 

Here is the sixth of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor. This one discusses how the Internet of Things (IoT) really requires integration with an enterprise GIS:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/iot-really-geoiot/ 

Here is the fifth of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor.  This one discusses when to write code and when not to:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/code-not-code-question/ 

Here is the fourth of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor.  This one highlights the work at the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/real-digital-transformation-action-gis/ 

Here is the third of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/time-actionable-open-data/ 

 

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Here is the second of my twelve posts as a GovLoop Featured Contributor:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/rebranding-gis-to-better-understand-its-power/ 

For the next twelve weeks, I am a GovLoop featured contributor. Please check out my first post:

 

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/moving-beyond-data-driven-analytics-driven/ 

For those of you that were not able to join us at this year’s Esri International Users Conference, I would like to take some time to share the excitement we had in San Diego meeting and greeting each other at the GIS Managers Open Summit.  Over 300 people were registered for the Summit this year.

 

We had an exciting agenda, starting at 8:00 am Tuesday morning with registration and networking.

 

Check out the Speaker Bios. (Adam Carnow, Tom Tibbits, Paul Giroux, and Nick O’Day)

We started our morning with a speed networking session; a chance to meet and greet attendees from every part of the GIS community.  Our goal was to meet as many folks as possible to start our day.

Following introductions, Adam Carnow provided a presentation on Executive/Elected Official Sponsorship of GIS.  Adam introduced some special Elected Official guests who participated in a panel discussion.  These guests included the following:

  • Katrina Scarborough – Osceola Co., FL Property Appraiser
  • Tyson Fettes – Racine Co., WI Register of Deeds
  • Eddie Canon – Cobb Co., GA Support Services Agency Director

Following the panel discussion, Adam introduced everyone to the “Lean Coffee” communication methodology that we would use to drive our round table discussions.

Following each presentation, we had round table discussions related to the presentation topics.  Each table was free to introduce topics for discussion, which were then voted on by the table members and discussed based on the identified table topic priorities.  The “Lean Coffee” process got all table members engaged and promoted some very exciting and meaningful discussions.

Tom Tibbitts provided our second presentation on Managing a Utility; Solving Assets, Operations, Projects & Hurricanes with Mobile-GIS, Cityworks and Insights.  Tom’s presentation was followed by our second period of round table discussions.

After our lunch break, Paul Giroux presented our third presentation on An Elusive Enterprise.  We followed with our third period of round table discussions.

Our final presentation was provided by Nick O’DayPunching above your Weight: Maximizing the Impact of your GISWe followed with our fourth period of round table discussions and closed with a Panel Discussion with Adam, Tom, Paul, and Nick.

Throughout the day we asked attendees to share key topics from their table discussions on our GIS Managers Round Table Take Away board.  We had a great time in San Diego.  We were introduced to some great technology, met new friends, and had some great conversations for moving GIS forward.  Thanks to all who contributed to this successful event.  We will see you next year!