GIS disruption (and disruption in general) is good and originates from laziness (which Jack supports by providing tools to do our work).
How to move PDF data of river from a report into a GIS.
GIS can help politicians avoid embarrassment (by not turning out streetlights when it’s a bad idea).
Breaking down silos is good - and we need to do so pro-actively in an incremental way using (1) stored procedures, (2) RDBM spatial formats, and (3) query layers, etc.
Crowdsourcing is good and Intergraph Mobile Alert supports it.
URISA Professional Practices Division is a way to share info between members.
Demo of the AppGeo app for Gloucester, MA Dept of Public Works that took its maps/info from paper and brains into databases to be accessed via mobile.
How we do GIS in Rhode Island (“a small state”) as revealed by pictures of Shane’s office and many maps.
MOOCs are good; you should take one. (links)
I taught an intro level mapping class as a MOOC; it was awesome (he didn’t say that but conveyed it).
Esri Community Maps hosts and shares data from contributing authoritative sources.
Members of the URISA Vanguard Cabinet
URISA members under 35 are being disruptive.