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What is GIS and What Do GIS Professionals Do?

April 16, 2019

Anthony, what do you actually do? Being a geographer and a geospatial analyst, I am often asked what that actually do. After almost 15 years in the industry, I believe I've heard every question I could. The two I'm asked most are:

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Mapping National Roots Day

December 23, 2018

National Roots Day is observed on December 23rd throughout the US.  Is this a day for celebrating trees? Nope. Instead it is a day to reflect on your ...

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Mapping 'National Days' with ArcGIS Story Maps

November 9, 2018

Danielle Pugh is a Solution Engineer at GISinc (an Esri Platinum Partner). In addition to her normal responsibilities relating to ArcGIS use, she ...

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Mapping National Kentucky Day

October 19, 2018

Hillbilly. Redneck. Poverty. Ignorance. Slow. Backwards.

[Story Map] 7 Famous Groundhogs in the United States

January 31, 2014

There is something about Groundhog Day that is humorous to me. Perhaps it's just the whole idea that we're all so ready for winter to be over with, ...

A Civil Rights Story Map and Happy Birthday to MLK

January 20, 2014

Well it happened…I caught the story map-making bug. It all started with my successful first attempt creating our spooky Haunted Birmingham Alabama ...

The Haunted Birmingham Alabama Story Map - Part Two

October 30, 2013

As I mentioned in part one of our series, I’m new to GIS, Esri technology, and everything geospatial. Researching haunted places? Piece of cake. ...

The Haunted Birmingham Alabama Story Map - Part One

October 28, 2013

I am the "new girl”. Everything about my life this year is new – new job, new city, new friends, new everything. I guess that can be a scary thing ...