Vault 7: Security and Location Data

Not long ago, I talked here about UAV Cloud Data: we are generating a ton of location data, and need some effective way to store it on the cloud. Two things have to be considered: it needs to be secure, so it cannot be accessed by just anyone, but it also needs to be available to those who are authorized to view and use it. Continue reading “Vault 7: Security and Location Data”

Mapping Reform: Where are Things Likely to Change?

In the uncertain times following this election, one thing is for sure. Things will change over the next few years with a Republican president bent on change and a congress likely to cooperate with him. Continue reading “Mapping Reform: Where are Things Likely to Change?”

Feature – GIS and the NFL: Sustainability and Millennial Fans

Some NFL television ratings have been suffering and for a number of reasons this season, and while it seems like a perfect storm, the week 6 tie between the Seahawks and the Cardinals on Sunday night saw a resurgence that says all hope may not be lost for the league and its advertisers. Continue reading “Feature – GIS and the NFL: Sustainability and Millennial Fans”

Social Media is an Increasingly Important Part of Webmaps, Data Analysis, Analytics and Visualizations

By searching public posts, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency fulfills its duty to provide decision-makers with past, present and future insights into locations during a global emergency. The NGA isn’t the only agency augmenting their data analysis efforts, analysis and mapping with the inclusion of public social media feeds. There are many ways that real-time public data via the crowd, secured from social media, can augment data analysis, mapping and decision making. Continue reading “Social Media is an Increasingly Important Part of Webmaps, Data Analysis, Analytics and Visualizations”

Twitter feed and map provide real-time water, weather and flood forecasting for Texas

(via the USGS) Flood Preparedness – There’s a New USGS Map (or App) for That — An innovative Twitter feed and map provide real-time water, weather and flood forecasting for Texas. Continue reading “Twitter feed and map provide real-time water, weather and flood forecasting for Texas”

Opportunity – Promote your Company’s ESRIUC Week Activities with GISuser

Are you interested in spreading the word about what you have planned during ESRIUC conference week? We’d like to help get your message out there. You’ve spend loads of time planning for the conference, you have events, activities, presentations, contests, and social activities planned. Now you need to get word out – That’s where we’d like to help. Continue reading “Opportunity – Promote your Company’s ESRIUC Week Activities with GISuser”

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