• Every Day Should Be GIS Day

    Here are my thoughts on GIS Day.  Happy GIS Day!   Every Day Should Be GIS Day 
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  • ArcGIS Secure Mobile Implementation Patterns whitepaper

    Hot off the presses ... checkout this whitepaper I wrote with the Esri Security team!!   Description: This white paper helps guide IT managers and GIS administrators in deploying an enterprise GIS with a mobile ...
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  • How Drone Imagery Helps Texas 9-1-1 Agency Stay Crisis-Ready Despite Growth

    Are you wondering if drones can help your agency?  Check out this success story on how North Central Texas Emergency Communications District (NCT9-1-1) updates its maps by using drone imagery and GIS.  ...
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  • Options for Deploying Desktops in the Cloud

    As cloud adoption evolves from Web GIS to full GIS deployments, questions continue to be raised such as, “What about the desktops?”. That is, when moving desktops to the cloud, what technologies should be ...
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  • Help Executives See What Others Can't

    In an effort to connect with executives and increase awareness, Esri has launched a campaign called See What Others Can't.  It was formally launched at the 2019 Esri International User Conference in July.  I...
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  • GIS Manager/Leadership Resources

    A common request I get from people in the GIS industry that are current, or future, managers/leaders is: where can I go to find some resources to help me with the business/culture/people/management side of GIS? I have...
  • How To Break Down Information Silos & Harness Disruptive Technology

    Really interesting article that shows the value of location as a way to get more value from the ever increasing amount of data.   Every day, a mind-boggling 2.5 quintillion* bytes of data are created - data that...
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  • Optimizing Elections⏤GIS Improves Preparation & Execution for County

    Many local governments administered elections yesterday.  For many of them, they execute this critical function with little or no support from GIS.  It's time to change that and reach out to expand your GIS ...
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  • Gartner Identifies Top Trends for Public Sector Tech

    Good information here for GIS Managers.  You should be paying attention to these as they present opportunities to integrate with GIS and raise the importance of GIS in your organization.   Gartner Identifie...
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  • Innovative Open Data Sites Powered by ArcGIS

    Here are two great examples of how cities are using ArcGIS to power open data sites.   The first one is from Arlington, TX and allows the public to interactively explore the city's performance management dashb...
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  • Smarter Government: How To Govern for Results in the Information Age

    Executive sponsorship is a key ingredient to a successful enterprise GIS.  If you work in government, then there's a new book that can help you gain some executive sponsorship for your GIS program.  It is Sm...
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  • NSGIC - Geo-Enabled Elections

    Support of elections is a great opportunity to expand your GIS footprint in local government.  Check out these resources from the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) on their Geo-Enabled E...
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  • 2020 Esri International User Conference Call for Presentations

    A reminder that even though the 2020 Esri International User Conference is more than eight months away, the call for presentations is open.  The Esri User Conference presents a unique opportunity to share yo...
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  • 5 Practical Resources for Managers from GovLoop

    If you are not aware of GovLoop, check it out.  It's the "Knowledge Network for Government" and allows you to "join more than 300,000 of your federal, state and local government peers in innovating and problem-so...
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  • Using ArcGIS Monitor Excel Report in System Design

    Introduction Configure and export reports Information Objectives for System Design Machine Resources and Utilization Machines CPU Memory Disk Network Process ArcGIS Services A...
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  • US DOT Report: Mobile Applications for GIS

    Interesting discussion in this recent report from the US DOT regarding Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) vs. Custom mobile app development in section 3.3.2, page 6:   "Those interviewees from agencies that have pu...
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  • Winning with Location Intelligence

    Really interesting report from Esri Canada on Winning with Location Intelligence - it identifies the commonalities & best practices from organizations that are successful with the tech.  Definitely worth a re...
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  • Engineering ArcGIS Series: Tools of an Engineer

    The Managed Cloud Services team in Professional Services is pleased to announce a new series that will be highlighting various tools and best practices for implementing ArcGIS Enterprise using modern methodologies. &...
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  • Automating Deployments of ArcGIS Enterprise

    Infrastructure Deployment Configuration Management Putting it together Summary   In this entry, we will be looking at what a deployment looks like from the infrastructure as code (IaC) perspectiv...
  • Customizable-Off-The-Shelf or Custom Development?

    It’s a long-time dilemma for many organizations whether to devote resources to custom software application development or go for the commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solution? In this blog post, we will highlight...