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  • Esri Opens St. Louis, Mo. Office to Support GIS Users - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Esri Opens St. Louis, Mo. Office to Support GIS Users

    Esri has opened an office within an innovation hub and technology district in St. Louis, Mo., to support users of the company’s geographic information system product. The company said Wednesday its new facility located at the city’s Cortex Innovation Community is a five-minute drive away from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s Next NGA West campus. “We are looking forward to […] More

  • Esri Agrees to Expand Airbus Defense & Space Unit's GIS Tech Access - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Esri Agrees to Expand Airbus Defense & Space Unit’s GIS Tech Access

    Esri has signed an enterprise agreement to extend Airbus‘ access to a geographic information system to support the intelligence program line of the latter’s defense and space business. Airbus seeks to expand its use of Esri-built ArcGIS platform in efforts to help address  environmental, social and economic challenges globally with the use of the mapping and geospatial analysis […] More

  • Insitu-Esri Team Demos UAV Platform in Firefighting Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Insitu-Esri Team Demos UAV Platform in Firefighting Mission

    Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary and Esri have collaborated to conduct test flights of an unmanned aerial vehicle technology that was equipped with geographic information system designed to aid firefighting missions. The flights took place at a Federal Aviation Administration test range in Warm Springs, Oregon, and sought to demonstrate the potential of ScanEagle UAS to help firefighters and fire […] More

  • Insitu FireWhat, Esri Form Aerial Reconnaissance for Firefighting Alliance - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Insitu FireWhat, Esri Form Aerial Reconnaissance for Firefighting Alliance

    Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary, FireWhat and Esri have partnered with the goal to help firefighters put out wildfires through aerial reconnaissance support. The alliance seeks to integrate Insitu’s INEXA Solutions aerial remote sensing services with FireWhat’s geographic information system hosted on Esri’s ArcGIS mapping platform, Insitu said Thursday. The integrated system will work to deliver near-real time, web-based video feed of […] More

  • Esri GIS Platform Supports Navy Unmanned System Demo - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Esri GIS Platform Supports Navy Unmanned System Demo

    The Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command has used an Esri-built geographic information system during an operational demonstration of unmanned systems designed to map the ocean floor and collect raw data, Defense Systems reported Thursday. William Burnett, deputy commander and technical director to the commander NMOC’s Task Group 80.7, told Defense Systems that Esri’s ArcGIS Enterprise platform works […] More

  • USGIF Geospatial Intell Certification Program Gets NCCA Accreditation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    USGIF Geospatial Intell Certification Program Gets NCCA Accreditation

    The U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s GEOINT professional certification program has obtained accreditation from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. USGIF said Monday the accreditation validates that its Certified GEOINT Professional program meets national and international credentialing industry standards for development, implementation and maintenance. NCCA granted accreditation to all three certification exams under the CGP program, including exams […] More

  • Dewberry Promotes 20-Year Vet Catherine Bohn to Associate VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dewberry Promotes 20-Year Vet Catherine Bohn to Associate VP

    Catherine Bohn, a more than 20-year veteran of Dewberry and a certified geospatial information system professional, has been promoted to associate vice president at the Fairfax, Virginia-based professional services company. Dewberry said Monday Bohn has supported the Federal Emergency Management Agency as well as state and local government customers on the use of remotely sensed data and geospatial analysis tools. […] More

  • Blue Marble's Geographic Information System Joins USACE Approved Software List - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Blue Marble’s Geographic Information System Joins USACE Approved Software List

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has included Blue Marble Geographics‘ geographic information system and light detection and ranging module to the Corps’ list of accredited software products. Blue Marble said Thursday its Global Mapper GIS platform and the accompanying LiDAR module can now be used by USACE military and civilian personnel worldwide. Global Mapper is designed to […] More

  • Esri, Microsoft Partner to Provide Technology Support for Environmental Conservationists - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Esri, Microsoft Partner to Provide Technology Support for Environmental Conservationists

    Esri and Microsoft have jointly established a grant process to provide mapping and artificial intelligence tools to environmental conservationists. Eligible organizations and individuals can apply through the grant process to gain access to Esri’s ArcGIS geographic information system software and Microsoft’s cloud and AI platforms, Esri said Wednesday. “Understanding environmental data in the context of location is […] More

  • Carahsoft to Resell CompassCom's Fleet Management Tools to Public Sector - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Carahsoft to Resell CompassCom's Fleet Management Tools to Public Sector

    Carahsoft Technology has agreed to serve as a value-added reseller of CompassCom Software's fleet management platforms to the public sector through Carahsoft's spot on the General Services Administration's Schedule 70 contract vehicle. Carahsoft said Friday it will offer CompassCom's Geographic Information System, Global Navigation Satellite System, Mobile Resource Management tool and other wireless platforms to federal customers under […] More

  • Woolpert Gets EPA Geospatial Infrastructure Support Subcontract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Woolpert Gets EPA Geospatial Infrastructure Support Subcontract

    CSRA has awarded Woolpert a subcontract to provide a geographic information system, remote sensing data and associated consulting services to the Environmental Protection Agency. Woolpert will perform GIS analysis, metadata generation, application development, help desk support and geospatial information collection services, the company said Thursday. CSRA’s SRA International subsidiary landed a potential five-year, $266 million contract in […] More

  • Esri Inks Cooperative R&D, Enterprise Agreements with DOE Lab, NATO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Esri Inks Cooperative R&D, Enterprise Agreements with DOE Lab, NATO

    Esri has entered into a cooperative research-and-development agreement with the Energy Department‘s Idaho National Laboratory and a separate enterprise agreement with NATO. INL and Esri will collaborate to explore and develop prototype concepts related to location-based intelligence technology that can help secure critical infrastructure and missions, the company said Wednesday. Both parties aim to identify the potential […] More

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