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GIS Education News Weekly: New Orleans Schools on the Move, Bucknell Visits New Orleans, MOOCdemic Returns

New Orleans Schools on the Move The Times Picayune continues to map the changes since Katrina. With $1.8 billion of repairs and construction under way, New Orleans' public school programs are on the move. Here's the 2014-15 map. (Google Maps Engine, right) and here's a map of how many times a...

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News and Analysis

GIS Government Weekly News: Florida Oil Spill Map, Boston Solar, Tracking Homeless via GPS

Florida's Oil Spill Response With a goal of more transparency, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, along with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, launched an interactive map complete with photos and descriptions of projects that have...Read more

Thinking Inside the Box - Leveraging Audience Data for Optimal Mobile Marketing Performance

“Thinking outside the box” can be cliché, but you rarely hear the phrase, “think inside the box.”Tim Garcia, vice president of business development for Moasis Global, looks at a new way of using demographic information and consumer behavior data for mobile marketing....Read more

GIS Health News Weekly: Florida’s New Food Map, Asthma and GPS, California’s West Nile Cases

Florida Roadmap to Healthy Living The Florida state Agriculture Department launched an online map (right) identifying "food deserts" and pockets of residents with nutrition-related health problems to help in response. Florida's Roadmap to Living Healthy is the...Read more

GIS Education News Weekly: USC Spatial Treasure Hunt, Maps Engine Lite, Chico State Geography

USC Spatial Treasure Hunt This year marked the first USC GeoScavenge, a Welcome Week event created by the Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) housed in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. During the Aug. 22 event, students used smartphones...Read more

GIS Government Weekly News: LOC Spatial Search, Texas Flood Maps, Surrey Open Data

Library of Congress Request input for Spatial Search Engine The “geospatial search engine software solution” would let staff collect data in a variety of formats and sources, including geospatial data sets, digital images, text files, .xml, PDFs and other...Read more


Esri Insider Blog

A Marketing Student in a Geogeek’s World

By Katherine Desy, Syracuse University Class of 2015 I am one of Esri’s 105 summer interns. I work in the Strategic Marketing Department in Redlands. Currently I am preparing to go back to school for my senior year at Syracuse … Continue reading

How Sharing Data Can Protect Lives

When people think about GIS for national security, they usually think of maps or apps showing potential threats, chemical plumes, resource locations, or natural hazards. But at the 2014 Esri National Security Summit, July 12-15 at the Hilton San Diego … Continue reading

“How May I Help You?”

From customers to CxOs, Starbucks delivers world-class service More than 70 million customers stop at a Starbucks coffee shop somewhere in the world every week. Customers are the center of what this company does—it has spent over 40 years building … Continue reading

Esri and SAP—A New Frontier in Decision Analytics

At the 2014 Esri UC, SAP and Esri announced continued progress toward our goal of deeply integrating GIS solutions with SAP platforms and enterprise applications through shared innovation across the SAP HANA, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI), and SAP Mobile … Continue reading

Showcase Showdown: Hey, did you check this out? It was so rad.

It’s a geogeek playground! We combed the Esri UC Showcase to find some of the coolest stuff. We felt amazed, inspired, and kind of geeky about what we found. Here’s a roundup. Trip Out! Virtual Reality like Never Before It’s … Continue reading

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