Tag Archives: GIS

Maximus Launches Public Health Unit, Appoints Executive Leadership; Bruce Caswell, Andrew Sommers Quoted

Bruce Caswell CEO Maximus

Maximus has launched Maximus Public Health (MPH) to provide resources to help remediate COVID-19 and other public health threats for government agencies. To support the new division, Maximus has added five additional public health professionals to establish the MPH mission and structure. MPH will collaborate with academic partners, conduct research and expand partnerships with public health agencies.

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Army Plans to Award Master Planning Architect & Engineering Support Contracts in May

The U.S. Army intends to award in May up to 10 potential five-year contracts worth $94.5M combined for master planning architect and engineering support services to support the Army Corps of Engineers Europe District’s plans to construct military and other related facilities. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday said the military branch plans to award a minimum of three indefinite-delivery contracts for such services in support of the Army Corps of Engineers Europe District.
 

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Perspecta Awarded CDC Public Health Data Analysis Support IDIQ; Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta has secured a potential five-year, $40M contract to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention address public health threats with the use of spatial data analysis and communication tools. The company said Tuesday it will combine geospatial statistics, epidemiology and environmental models with information technology methods in efforts to …

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Boundless Geospatial Data Mgmt Platform Gets Army OK for Warfighter Mission Use

Boundless has obtained certification from the U.S. Army for a desktop-based geographic information system that works to help users create maps and manage geospatial data. The military service issued a Certificate of Networthiness to the Boundless Desktop platform to affirm the software’s potential to help warfighters obtain battlespace awareness, the company said Tuesday. Desktop is …

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Boundless, New Light Technologies Partner on Cloud-Based Geospatial Offerings for Public Sector

Boundless and New Light Technologies have partnered to develop cloud-based open geospatial technology products to government agencies at the federal and state levels. Both companies aim to offer geographic information systems designed to help customers obtain intelligence and insights from location-based data, Boundless said Wednesday. Boundless CEO Andy Dearing said the …

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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. …

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Woolpert Appoints Frank Orr as GIS Program Director

Frank Orr, a certified geographic information systems and project management professional, has joined Woolpert as program director for the company’s GIS solutions business. Orr said in a statement published Tuesday that he aims to help the company identify technology platforms to address customers’ challenges and develop an outreach strategy for both existing and …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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