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Thursday, May 7th, 2009

URISA’s 2009 ESIG Award Deadline Approaching

Less than one week remains to submit applications for URISA’s 2009 Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) Awards. The awards recognize exceptional achievements in the application of geospatial information technology that have improved the delivery and quality of government services. Applications may be submitted in two categories, Single Process and Enterprise Systems.

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Crain’s Chicago Business Wins Prestigious Journalism Award

Crain’s Chicago Business ( magazine’s annual Market Facts section won a Best Online Project award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW). A key component of the Web site was created using business, consumer spending, demographic, and other data from ESRI, the world’s leading supplier of geographic information system (GIS) technology. The site

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Geographic Technologies Group and CartoPac Field Solutions Join Forces

Geographic Technologies Group, Inc. (GTG) and CartoPac Field Solutions have joined forces, combining their expertise to provide state-of-the-art Geographic Information System (GIS) solutions. The two companies are integrating their individual tools into a common environment for local government organizations, oil and gas companies, and others interested in streamlining the flow of GIS data between the

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

MEGA Plans NATO Architectural Framework Offering

MEGA, the industry pioneer in business process analysis (BPA) and enterprise architecture (EA) for nearly 20 years, today announced plans to offer a new adaptation of the MEGA Modeling Suite to support the NATO Architecture Framework (NAF).

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Geospatial Holdings Smart Probe/DuctRunner Technology Utilized on Dubai’s Palm Islands

Geospatial Holdings, Inc. today announced that its Smart Probe/DuctRunner Pipeline Mapping Technology was utilized to enable a unique installation via horizontal directional drilling (HDD) of several pipeline segments on Dubai’s Palm Islands. The project was completed by Al Naboodah Specialist, LLC a part of the local Al Naboodah Group of Companies and supervised by Reduct

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

OGC Announces Geospatial Rights Management Summit

The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) invites participation in an OGC Geospatial Rights Management (GeoRM) Summit to be held June 22, 2009 at the Stata Center at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

OGC Announces Sensor Web Enablement Summit

The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) invites participation in an OGC Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) Summit to be held June 24, 2009 at the Stata Center at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Global Water Crisis Inspires New Innovation Prize

The tide of progress in finding sustainable solutions to water problems is rising with the launch of Imagine H2O and its first innovation challenge, with $50,000 in prizes for business plans promising the greatest breakthroughs in the efficient use of water.

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Infoterra Develops and Hosts New Portal to Power Stanfords’ Online Capability

Infoterra  has developed and delivered a new Portal to power Stanfords Business Mapping’s online capability.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Safe Software Announces James Fee as Keynote Speaker for FME International User Conference

Safe Software, the leaders in spatial ETL (extract, transform and load) and the makers of FME®, today announced James Fee as the keynote speaker for the FME International Conference from June 11 – 12, 2009 in Whistler, BC, Canada. Widely regarded as a leader in the field of geospatial and web-based mapping technologies, James will