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  • Leidos-Esri Team Deploys Cloud-Based System to Help NGA Generate Geographic Data - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos-Esri Team Deploys Cloud-Based System to Help NGA Generate Geographic Data

    A team composed of Leidos and Esri has developed and implemented a cloud-based system for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to disseminate authoritative geographic data. Esri said Tuesday the platform uses geographic information system technology to support content delivery to the Defense Department and intelligence community. The system is based on Esri’s platform and designed to equip NGA analysts with tools and workflows that support feature extraction and maintenance. Kevin Hope, […] More

  • Boundless Secures NGA GEOINT Support Contract; Andy Dearing Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boundless Secures NGA GEOINT Support Contract; Andy Dearing Comments

    Boundless has received a $36 million contract to support the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s GEOINT services. The company said Tuesday it will also help package, deliver, maintain and patch accredited open source geospatial software packages under the contract. “So many organizations are quickly realizing the power and flexibility of open source,” said Boundless CEO Andy Dearing. Dearing added […] More

  • Jeff Lawrence Joins GEO Jobe in UAV Business Development Role - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jeff Lawrence Joins GEO Jobe in UAV Business Development Role

    Jeff Lawrence, a licensed unmanned aerial vehicle pilot and former project manager at Collier Engineering, has joined GEO Jobe to oversee business development of UAV services at the Tennessee-based geographic information system services provider. He holds 30 years of experience in government and commercial project management, planning, geospatial services, data planning and GIS development and administration, GEO Jobe said Jan. 23. Neill Jobe, […] More

  • USDA's Forest Service Seeks Geospatial Professional Support Sources - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    USDA's Forest Service Seeks Geospatial Professional Support Sources

    The Agriculture Department's Forest Service has started its search for potential industry sources of professional services in the areas of geographic information systems, GPS, cartography, remote sensing and other geospatial activities. The Forest Service said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday the sources sought notice is part of the agency's market research effort for a potential […] More

  • Esri Designated Ambassador of NOAA, NWS Weather Preparedness Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Esri Designated Ambassador of NOAA, NWS Weather Preparedness Program

    Esri will participate in a program that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Weather Service aim to prepare U.S. citizens and bolster infrastructure against extreme weather threats. Esri said Tuesday the Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador program collaborates with various organizations in an effort to establish preparedness for scenarios during extreme weather. “Our goal is to work with WRN Ambassadors in a whole community […] More

  • Esri ArcGIS Mapping Platform to Power Demining Org's Info Mgmt System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Esri ArcGIS Mapping Platform to Power Demining Org’s Info Mgmt System

    Esri‘s ArcGIS mapping platform will power the Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining’s risk reduction and information management system for explosive remnants of war. The company said Thursday it will integrate its technology into GICHD’s Information Management System for Mine Action or IMSMA Core and support the organization’s migration of existing functions to the ArcGIS platform. The partnership aims to provide GICHD an […] More

  • HHS Uses Esri's Mapping Software in Zika Virus Mitigation Efforts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS Uses Esri’s Mapping Software in Zika Virus Mitigation Efforts

    Esri‘s geographic information system software is working to support the Department of Health and Human Services in efforts to track the spread of Zika virus and disseminate public information on the disease. The company said Wednesday HHS’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response has used the GIS software to create a public interactive map that shows the number of […] More

  • Esri-Leica Partnership to Award Grants for Gov't Field Mobility Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Esri-Leica Partnership to Award Grants for Gov’t Field Mobility Projects

    Esri and Leica Geosystems have collaborated to offer $143,250 worth of grants in goods and services to 10 U.S. government entities that submit project proposals on mobile technologies for field data collection. The Smart Communities Innovation Challenge calls for projects that demonstrate the value of integrating geographic information system and GPS technologies to support field mobility workflows, Esri said Monday. The two companies aim to […] More

  • Michigan Taps Esri to Provide Imagery Data Mgmt, Hosting Support; Christopher Thomas Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Michigan Taps Esri to Provide Imagery Data Mgmt, Hosting Support; Christopher Thomas Comments

    Esri will oversee and host Michigan's imagery data under an agreement with the state's Department of Technology, Management and Budget. Esri will use its cloud platform to host up to 25 terabytes of light detection and ranging data and orthophotography for DTMB's center for shared solutions that is responsible for the state's geographic data sharing […] More

  • Esri Supports White House's Data-Based Law Enforcement Effort; Jeff Peters Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Esri Supports White House’s Data-Based Law Enforcement Effort; Jeff Peters Comments

    Esri has pledged $500,000 to a White House initiative that seeks to exclude low-risk offenders from the criminal justice system with the use of technology platforms. The company said Thursday it seeks to help law enforcement officials to identify rehabilitation programs available to non-dangerous offenders through the ArcGIS geographic information system software. “Using ArcGIS, law enforcement, health departments […] More

  • Esri, National Geographic Society Aim to Connect Natural Resources Via 'Green Infrastructure' Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Esri, National Geographic Society Aim to Connect Natural Resources Via ‘Green Infrastructure’ Program

    Esri has teamed up with the National Geographic Society to launch an initiative that aims to identify, link and protect natural resources and cultural places before development planning starts. The company has unveiled a set of geographic information systems and data as part of the Green Infrastructure for the U.S. program in an effort to […] More

  • Bureau of Land Mgmt Launches Public Land Travelogues Via Esri's ArcGIS-Based Story Maps; Allen Carroll Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bureau of Land Mgmt Launches Public Land Travelogues Via Esri's ArcGIS-Based Story Maps; Allen Carroll Comments

    The Bureau of Land Management has introduced travelogues based on Esri-built Story Maps in an effort to promote exploration of public lands managed by the agency. The travelogues by Bob Wick, a photographer and a wilderness specialist at BLM, document Wick's trips to public lands as part of the bureau's My Public Lands awareness campaign, […] More

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