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CalGIS Recap #2 – Open Data is coming!

As another in a recap from the CalGIS conference, one of my other takeaways was that toolsets for Open Data are coming thick and fast. Â Michal Migurski from Code for America (click to see their website) gave a great talk about how this is changing governmental paradigms, and shared some […]

LA County GIS Data Portal adds instructional videos

We have a pair of instructional videos for the LA County GIS Data Portal that will help you make better use of the data. Â The first video shows you how to find and download GIS data from our site, while the second shows you how to use free software to begin […]

Data.gov releases new data catalog using CKAN

The US central data portal is now switching over to cKAN, an open source data catalog.

See the release here:Â http://www.data.gov/new-features

 

California Launches GeoPortal

California has launched its GeoPortal:Â http://portal.gis.ca.gov

Read the press release Here’s another press item

Congratulations to Scott Gregory (GIO of California) and his team – it’s a great start!

 

My quick take:

The sound clips talk a lot about mobile apps – looking forward to what that […]

eGIS Site crosses 100,000 views all time!

Hello everyone,

We crossed a pretty big threshhold today – this site just reached 100,000 views! Â I track these statistics pretty regularly to ensure that the information that I provide shows value for everyone. Â Thanks for checking the site out! Â The other cool thing is that it’s not just my content (a […]