“I spoke with Dangermond, ESRI’s president, for a Computerworld profile of Dangermond that ran in print. What got left out? An important discussion about why business GIS goes way beyond what you see with Google Maps, how GIS is solving a wider array of business problems, and how mash-ups with GIS and ERP systems are resulting in new applications that add a very visual, spatial dimension to business decision making. Dangermond thinks GIS has the potential to become another key pillar in the IT infrastructure.”
The City of Greeley, Colorado shares some design principals that increase GeoWeb presence. This was presented during the Lightning Talks session at the 2009 ESRI International User Conference.
“Department of Geography professor Douglas Stow, an internationally recognized leader in remote-sensing analysis of terrestrial environments, has been named one of the recipients of The President’s Leadership Fund Awards for Faculty and Staff Excellence.
“Stow says he’ll use his award to seed or augment projects. For example, he plans to process and analyze 10 years of satellite data from the North Slope of Alaska to assess whether snow is melting earlier and shrubs are expanding within Arctic tundra lands.”
This video demonstrates how to use ArcGIS Desktop 9.4 Geoprocessing Models for tracking needs, such as search and rescue applications.