I am please to announce that the County of Los Angeles is opening GIS exams for the recruitment of talented staff to fill a number of vacant GIS positions within the County and to support its GIS recruitment and retention efforts. There are limitations on the number of applications that we will process, so […]
In order to make our data easier to find, sometimes a nice table or spreadsheet is what you want. LA County has created a new page which lists all of the GIS Data Los Angeles County has identified in its systems, compiled and organized, with active links on this site to where the data can […]
This was sent to me recently – shows you how big LA actually is!
If you missed our opening speakers, we had a video crew on hand to film the presentations from Bernie Szukalski, Ted Ross, and Lilian Coral. They did a great job of kicking off GIS Day, and I wanted to thank Andres Trinidad and the DHS film crew for capturing these great moments.
Our presentation schedule […]
For those folks who use our online mapping systems, and for those partners who directly leverage our map services, we are rolling out a number of small changes to our cartography in order to make our maps more accurate and useful, as well as more suited to mobile devices.
This post covers changes to our […]
This morning LA County launched its Open Data Portal at https://data.lacounty.gov/. Beyond GIS data, the data portal expands the scope of our open data efforts to non-GIS data, including budget and finance information.
Developer tools and Open APIs enable developers to leverage the data as a service, and to build applications against […]
LA County released a set of GIS Directives as authorized by the CIO and the Chief Exectuive Officer a years ago – I wanted to share. There are three directives:
Enterprise GIS Repository – which mandates that departments will publish authoritative data to a central repository for sharing, and further published to the
Today, April 22nd, I am very happy to report that the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the reclassification of 140 existing positions into the GIS classification series that was approved two years ago (click here for that older announcement). This included the creation of a new item, GIS Technician I, to […]
This was an interesting article that just came out. The use of crowd-sourcing and Mechanical Turk are interesting twists on creating data:
Here is a link to their methodology:
The eGIS group has upgraded the GIS Viewer and also added a new batch geocoding function!
Here is a sample format of your Excel file to upload to the Batch Geocode function:
Click here to open the GIS Viewer
The following tools come with the new release […]