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Pictures from GIS Day 2015

Thank you everyone who made GIS Day 2015 a success, and thanks for taking great pictures of the event!

GIS Day 2015 Survey

Thank you everyone who made GIS Day 2015 such a great success. The day was a wonderful celebration of GIS across the County, showcasing the benefits of GIS to the residents of our County.

In an effort to improve our event, we are trying to find out what you thought […]

ESRI releasing vector tile caches

I’m pretty excited about this new development from ESRI – with vector tiles we can be more effective with our basemap cache updates, as well as storing less data on our servers.

Here’s some information from ESRI about vector tile layers: http://doc.arcgis.com/en/arcgis-online/reference/vector-tile-layers.htm

Here’s a link to some beta vector tile caches from ESRI: […]

Final GIS Day Documents

We had a couple of folks drop out last minute, and we have made some replacements – so here is the final set of documents for tomorrow!

Important Documents and links

GIS Day 2015 Flyer GIS Day 2015 Booth Guide and Presentation Schedule Networking Social Following GIS […]

Analyzing 1.1 Billion NYC Taxi and Uber Trips, with a Vengeance

Pretty cool article about an analysis of taxi rides in New York – and some nice maps too.

Here is the article:

http://www.r-bloggers.com/analyzing-1-1-billion-nyc-taxi-and-uber-trips-with-a-vengeance/

 

GIS Day 2015 – Final speaker schedule

GIS Day is two days away! The weather will be warming up, so we should have a great day!

We have had a few changes to our speaker schedule – specifically we are excited to have Ted Ross, the IT Manager for LA City, Lilian Coral with the Mayor’s Office, providing the introduction to GIS […]

GIS Day – booth guide and presentation schedule

GIS Day is less than one week away! The GIS Day committee has finalized the booths and presentations – we will have 50 booths, and many great speakers!!

See http://gis.lacounty.gov/gisday for full details.

Important Documents and links

GIS Day 2015 Flyer GIS Day 2015 Booth Guide and Presentation Schedule

GIS Manager for Kern County

Kern County has released a new opening for the GIS Manager for Kern County: http://www.co.kern.ca.us/hr/job-postings-perm.aspx?tab=1#.VjgRirerTmE

Salary: $2,756.94 – $3,365.64 Biweekly

Essential Duties:

Directs, coordinates and manages GIS activities with other County agencies and departments; with Kern County cities and other county jurisdictions, state and federal agencies, and with private entities. Works with the […]