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Crowdmap relaunching May 6th

If you have heard about Ushahidi, it is a mapping platform to support location-based crowdsourced information.

Crowdmap is the productized version of Ushahidi. I’ve played with it before, and there are some powerful tools there for rapidly creating social mapping applications:

From an email that I received, announcing the re-launch […]

DPSS Javascript based mapping applications

Map Sample

The County Department of Public Social Services has developed a number of embedded maps that provide information about the location of the many program sites and offices that they offer, including Toy Loan programs and major service locations.

These were developed with the ESRI Javascript API, meaning that DPSS […]

National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) applications workshop

US Geological Survey is offering a one day National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) applications workshop at UC-Riverside. This will be held on Thursday, April 19 at UC-Riverside Extension. This is a great opportunity for anyone using or interested in using the NHD dataset. NHD is a comprehensive national digital surface water database with numerous applications. There […]

LA County uses online redistricting software

A new article describing the County’s redistricting software in more detail has recently come out – I thought I would share the link:

I originally posted about this on May 2nd – Link to the original post – which contains links to the actual application.

From the article (link to the full […]

Public Technology Institute (PTI) GIS Award Winners

PTI is a wonderful organization that provides access to “best practices” for technology and GIS. This is well highlighted by their GIS solutions award winners. Most of these applications solve needs in any other jurisdiction out there. One of the key drivers of collaboration within GIS is that most counties and cities use GIS for […]

Geocortex User Group Meeting – November 18th

Passing this along! Always a good meeting. Hello everyone,

Based on feedback from our Southern California User Group meeting earlier this year, we’ve scheduled our next meeting to occur November 18, 2010. Los Angeles County has generously offered to host the event again. Many thanks to Mark and Nick!

Set aside […]