GIS-Centric – Why Does it Matter?

I spent some time last week with CityWorks® and its partners, responding to a mosquito control opportunity in Florida. One of the big selling points for CityWorks is that it is GIS-Centric. What does that mean? Why does it matter? In their case, it means that the asset registry, the root of all activities and […]

Geospatial Technology in Disaster Response

It has now been almost a month since Category 5 Cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu. With sustained winds greater than 160 MPH, much of the Island nation of Vanuatu has been devastated by wind damage to personal property and to civil infrastructure. It is difficult for the rest of the world to receive information describing the […]

Chase Fly, Michael Clancy, and Cliff Askew from Elecdata at the UX5 Training in Boise.

Elecdata Hits the Skies with the Trimble UX5

Unmanned Aerial Systems continue to make the news almost daily and we at Elecdata are anxious to see the FAA open the skies up to commercial use of the technology for mapping and surveying.  The FAA has said it will release an initial draft of regulations for operating small drones (sUAS) by the end of this […]

Celebrate GIS!

Tomorrow, the world will celebrate GIS! November 19, 2014 is GIS Day, a day where we may all salute the many benefits provided by the Geospatial community. Be a part of the celebration!  Since 1999, GIS Day events have occurred around the world that are fun, informative, and creative. Many Geospatial organizations plan outreach events […]