Publication: Directions Magazine

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GeoDecisions’ Brian J. Smith in the Spotlight at Esri International User Conference

In an interview with Esri®, Brian J. Smith, vice president of commercial sales and delivery with GeoDecisions, discussed the advantages of using Esri’s platform and the importance of maps and location during the 2014 Esri International User Conference ... [Published Directions Magazine - 14 hours ago]
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Maryland offers property maps through Open Data Initiative

Digital Property Maps and Parcel Information Now FreeAugust 13, 2014 - For the first time since offering digital maps depicting property maps and parcel data 19 years ago, the Maryland Department of Planning (MDP) launched a free set of digital map data ... [Published Directions Magazine - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Jodi Hanson Bond to Keynote Geospatial & Engineering International Conference

Ms. Jodi Hanson Bond, Vice President for the Americas at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will provide the keynote address “Doing Business Outside the United States: Positive Trends but Serious Challenges?” on Friday, September 26 during the second day of ... [Published Directions Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

University of Illinois Announces Seventeen new CyberGIS Fellows to Promote cyberGIS Education

- The  National Science Foundation -supported  CyberGIS Project  has selected 13 projects led by 17 researchers across the United States for funding through its  CyberGIS Fellows program , which supports the development of cyberGIS education materials ... [Published Directions Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

OGC announces new Urban Planning Domain Working Group

- An OGC Urban Planning Domain Working Group (SWG) has been chartered to define the role for OGC standards and related activities within the Urban Planning discipline and to provide an open forum for the discussion and presentation of interoperability ... [Published Directions Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

2014 TIGER/Line Shapefiles, Geodatabases, and Gazetteer Files Now Available

2014 TIGER/Line ShapefilesThe  2014 TIGER/Line Shapefiles  include features and boundaries from the MAF/TIGER database as of May 2014.  This version also includes boundaries for the 2012 Economic Census.  The TIGER/Line Shapefiles contain detailed geography ... [Published Directions Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Census, Database, ESRI
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

USGS Historic Map Project Leader Feted by Librarians

Retired USGS cartographer Gregory Allord was named the 2014 recipient of the American Library Association’s Map and Geospatial Information Round Table Honors Award. Allord was recognized at an Awards Reception held on June 28, 2104, at the ALA’s annual ... [Published Directions Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Geospatial and Mapping Science Degrees Launch Sept 2014 at the University of Glasgow

In today’s high-tech, data-driven world, Geospatial Technology is amongst the leading advancements in modern technology. Combining Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS), location-based intelligence ... [Published Directions Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

StreetMapper Maps French Railways for Safer Tracks

FIT ESIC is helping France’s national railway company SNCF improve safety and inform track upgrade works with a mobile laser scanning system from 3D Laser Mapping. Owned and operated by FIT ESIC, the rail mounted StreetMapper was used to survey several ... [Published Directions Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Waterloo makes public most complete Antarctic map for climate research

Thanks to a partnership between the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), the prime contractor for the RADARSAT-2 program, and the Canadian Cryospheric Information Network (CCIN) at UWaterloo, the mosaic is free ... [Published Directions Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Award Winning Author to Keynote Geospatial & Engineering International Conference

The wrong first impression with a potential client can dissolve a business opportunity before it begins. How do you avoid making the wrong first impression?Terri Morrison, author of the best-selling book, Kiss Bow or Shake Hands®: The Best Selling Guide ... [Published Directions Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Census PoP Quiz Mobile App Challenges Knowledge of State Statistics

- The today released  Census PoP Quiz , a new interactive mobile application that challenges users' knowledge of demographic facts for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The new app, which draws from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, ... [Published Directions Magazine - Aug 18 2014]

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...releasing today is an important step in making information more readily available to the public at no-cost to Marylanders," said Governor O'Malley. "This is a tremendous step forward as we work to make Maryland more open and more accountable to residents, businesses and advocates. Together, these tools provide a window into our efforts to keep our State smart, green and growing. "
"We are excited to hear Ms. Hanson Bond's perspective on how firms can understand the market opportunities, increase their exporting abilities, and mitigate the challenges associated with international projects" said Brian Raber, Program Chair (Merrick & Company, Greenwood Village, CO)
...protocols that accompany conducting business globally," said Brian Raber, (Merrick & Company, Greenwood Village, CO), conference program chair. "The purpose of the conference is to provide U S firms business development knowledge and opportunities to export their services and Ms. Morrison will be able to provide insight on the important aspect of client relations in a variety of cultural settings."
"Census PoP Quiz is the culmination of three great mobile apps from the Census Bureau," Thompson said. "Each one highlights our statistics in a different way, whether it is our economic indicators through America's Economy or American Community Survey statistics about your ideal community from dwellr. They showcase the variety of information that developers can use to create useful applications for the public."

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