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Tuesday, April 22nd 2014
| Chantilly, VA

Combination creates industry leader with a complete spectrum of mission critical solutions

CHANTILLY, Va., April 22, 2014 -- The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire QinetiQ North America Services and Solutions Group (QNA/SSG), a leading provider of differentiated, engineering services and solutions to the U.S. Federal...


| Seattle, WA

Annual Industry Reports Tell Retail and Restaurant Executives How They Perform vs. The Competition

Today, Venuelabs and the Location Based Marketing Association released the 2014 Mobile Consumer Benchmarks, a series of customer experience reports for key industry verticals that include Retail, Restaurants, and Hospitality. These benchmarks, now in their 2nd year, surface the growing...


Esri | Redlands, CA

Anyone who has ever created a story map, or wanted to, is invited to enter Esri's Storytelling with Maps Contest.

"Everything is fair game, including Story Maps you've already created or brand-new Story Maps," said Allen Carroll, leader of Esri's Story Maps team. "Feel free to alter or customize our Esri Story Maps apps. Entries will be judged on how effectively you make the subject...


| 1001 Boulders Parkway, Suite 300; Richmond, VA 23225

– The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Timmons Group, and SRRN Games are excited to celebrate Earth Day 2014 with the release of their online stormwater game titled “Stormwater Sentries.” The game, created for the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, and promotes awareness of the environmental impact from stormwater runoff into the Chesapeake Bay. Players take on challenges, complete...


Toronto, Canada, April 22, 2014 Optech, the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of high-accuracy lidar 3D survey systems and productivity-enhancing workflow software, is pleased to announce that it will be at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014 from April 27 to May 2 in Vienna, Austria. Visitors are invited to drop by to talk with Optech staff at...

| Atlanta, GA

Founders Plan to Capitalize on Rapid Growth by Expanding User-Base, Focusing on App Development and Scalability

Yik Yak, the social messaging app for hyper-local engagement, today announced it has secured $1.5 million in funding. Investors include Vaizra Investments, DCM, Azure Capital Partners and several other angels. The investment will be used to enhance current features of the...


Ordnance Survey | South

Ordnance Survey has entered into a new five-year agreement with Openreach (a part of BT Group) worth over £23 million for the supply of a range of data products, services and value added solutions.

Ordnance Survey’s relationship with BT dates back to the mid 1990’s, when location data and geographical information systems (GIS) were recognised as a key component of the company’s IS...


FOSS4G 2014 | Portland, OR

Portland, OR, April 22, 2014 - What presentations do you want to see at FOSS4G?  Now is the time to tell us!  

The FOSS4G community at large can now read and score potential presentations.  The conference committee will use the aggregate scores from the community review process to help choose which presentations to accept, and to assign presentations to appropriately sized rooms.
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Exprodat, the oil and gas services, software and training supplier, has extended its partnership with the GIS training specialist TeachMeGIS to provide another series of geosciences courses at their dedicated training facilities in Houston, Texas.

During August 2014, specialist training staff from Exprodat will run three courses; Basin and Play Analysis for Petroleum, Surface Analysis...


Monday, April 21st 2014
Supergeo Technologies Inc. | Taipei, Taiwan
Supergeo Technologies, a leading global provider of GIS software and solutions, announce the renewed partnership with Helix S.r.l., Italy, for assisting more Italian and European users in professional GIS applications.

Helix S.r.l. has provided professional GIS solutions for almost a decade. Its service range crosses various areas, including civil protection safety, land management,...


| Woking, UK

Gazetteer specialists Aligned Assets are pleased to announced that after a competitive tender process, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service have selected the Symphony Bluelight corporate gazetteer management system for the management of their Ordnance Survey’s AddressBase Premium data.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service have been using the precursor to AddressBase Premium, the...


New Versions of ERDAS APOLLO, GeoMedia WebMap and Geospatial SDI Certified OGC Compliant

Hexagon Geospatial announces that several of the products within the Geospatial 2014 product portfolio have received Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) CITE certifications.

The 2014 versions of ERDAS APOLLO, GeoMedia WebMap and Geospatial SDI have all received OGC certifications, which meet...


Saturday, April 19th 2014

TAMPA – The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is working to acquire capabilities that will usher in the next, “immersive” phase of intelligence, said the agency’s lead for research and development at the 2013* GEOINT Symposium April 15.

Photo Caption: InnoVision Director Doug McGovern Spoke April 15 At The GEOINT 2013* Symposium.

InnoVision Director Doug McGovern detailed...


Thursday, April 17th 2014
U.S. Geological Survey | Reston, VA

Are you a developer, firm, or organization using mobile or web applications to enable your users?  The USGS has publicly available geospatial services and data to help you!  

The USGS’ National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC) will be hosting a 30 minute Webinar on “Using The National Map services to enable your web and mobile mapping efforts” on the 30th of April at...


Boeing | ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md.

Partnership offers ability to strengthen personnel skills, network defenses

Boeing [NYSE: BA] is partnering with root9B to provide cybersecurity training and simulations that will help customers address rapidly evolving cyber threats.

Combining the Boeing Cyber Range-in-a-Box (CRIAB) training and simulation tool with root9B’s content, the companies will offer tailored virtual...


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