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2017 Esri Developer Summit – Day One Recap

Published March 8, 2017 by Lori Page
Stephanie Lindley I was asked by one of our colleagues last night why I was here.... seemed like a reasonable question since I'm not a developer, or Enterprise Architect or Solutions Engineer. I honestly didn't have a proper answer queued up. I[...]

Getting Data up to Amazon Web Services

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Published February 14, 2017 by Jeff Galang
Written by Chad Cooper So, you have yourself a shiny new Windows Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) instance on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Chances are, you need to get some data up there, maybe a library of images, or PDFs you plan to serve up, or maybe [...]

Our Experiences Upgrading from TypeScript 1.8 to 2.1

Published February 7, 2017 by Jeff Galang
Written by Ryan Taylor We're now almost 12 months into rewriting our Navy client's Apache Flex web applications using TypeScript 1.8 with React and Redux. It's been an exhilarating time working with modern web development technologies, practices[...]

SLAP: Simple Library for Automated Publishing

Published January 25, 2017 by Ian Firkin
We often have clients who are looking to automate publication of services in ArcGIS for Server; because this is a very common need, we've developed a tool to help manage publication. For the purposes of this example, let's assume we have the follo[...]

2016 Cityworks User Conference Recap

Published January 6, 2017 by Kaitlyn Thomas
Written By Thomas Wilson In the first week of December a few GISinc geeks attended the 2016 Cityworks Conference in Salt Lake City, UT.  This event, held every 18 months, is a great place to network and discover all things Cityworks for both user[...]

Solving Problems with Python Script

Published November 29, 2016 by Kaitlyn Thomas
Written By Chad Cooper One of the things I love the most about my job as a Solutions Engineer with the GISinc, State and Local Government team, is that I never know what challenge is coming up next. Oftentimes these challenges involve non-spatial [...]

Taking You Places

Published October 18, 2016 by gisi-admin
Published October 18th, 2016 By Jeff Galang and Chris Blinn GISinc - Taking You Places consists of a suite of applications and services from the ArcGIS platform, including ArcGIS Online, Collector for ArcGIS, and the GeoForm application template t[...]

Part Two — Biggest GIS Challenges for Local Government

Published April 21, 2016 by Lori Page
In Part One of our series, we listed some of the biggest challenges we know local government GIS departments are facing. In this follow-up article, we want to share how local governments are in fact “working smarter, not harder” to overcome these[...]

Part One — Biggest GIS Challenges for Local Government

Published April 18, 2016 by Kaitlyn Thomas
Local governments across the nation continue to face a fundamental challenge to provide more with less. An influx in tax revenue has led local governments down a path of cutting budgets to fill the gaps — yet the demand for services and informa[...]

The Impacts of the 400 Foot COA on the GIS Community

Published April 6, 2016 by Brian Murphy
Only years ago, the collection and processing of orthoimagery to act as a base layer for geographic information systems (GIS) was limited to only those who could afford a plane and an expensive aerial camera, then came the emergence of drones to help[...]