As Hurricane Florence hits, USDA is leveraging GIS for better emergency communications

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The mapping tool could lead to quicker and more intuitive building of media distribution lists.

NGA signs new multi-year contract with Esri’s ArcGIS

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

The market-leading GIS company's technology has been part of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's mission for several decades.

The Library of Congress is experimenting with GIS

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months ago

The "Story Maps" applications are intended to "tell the incredible stories of the Library’s collections through narrative, multimedia, and interactive maps."

New America unveils a fellowship aimed at building public interest technology ‘ecosystem’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

The 15 fellows will work to bring tech to public interest organizations in the areas of immigration, child welfare and criminal justice.

Industry fears inflexibility in new OMB software policy

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

Software vendors say they need more clarity from acquisition and IT policymakers on how new guidance for more centralized software licensing​ could affect their flexibility to deliver products and services that fit agencies' specific needs.

GSA: New software deal could save agencies millions

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

A new governmentwide purchasing deal with geospatial intelligence software firm Esri could save federal agencies millions every year in more efficient, less duplicative contracts, according to the General Services Administration.

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