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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. 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 great […]

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. 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 making […]

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: http://www.data.gov/new-features


California Launches GeoPortal

California has launched its GeoPortal: 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! I track these statistics pretty regularly to ensure that the information that I provide shows value for everyone. Thanks for checking the site out! The other cool thing is that it’s not just my content (a lot of what […]