Photos from this year’s ESRI UC!

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I just got a new camera for the UC and I took a boatload of pictures.  Like most people with too powerful a camera pared with tool lightweight a skillset (GIS people can relate to this), most of my product was junk.  However a few interesting pictures did make it through the trash heap into […]

Live show today at #esriuc

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Last reminder (on the blog) that our 5th anniversary live show will be Wednesday night (7/14) at 5:30 in Room 30E. We will have great guests, lots of gaffes, and a little Great Big Sea playing in the background. While we will be announcing the winners of our 5th anniversary contest, we will also have […]

10 Things to Know About Managing GIS Projects

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The technical workshop, 10 Things to Know About Managing GIS Projects, is red hot. There are over 150 attendees and standing room only out the door. The workshop is presented by Gerry Clancy and Glenn Berger of the ESRI Professional Service Division. Obviously project management is a hot topic for managers, technical specialists, and the […]

The Mentor-student-teacher relationship

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One of the most enjoyable things about attending the ESRI UC is interacting with all of the middle school, high school, and youth groups. Their enthusiasm is infectious — and that is just the teachers, parents, and mentors. The students are modest about their achievements which are usually civic volunteerism projects that benefit their community. […]

Podcast 260 delayed

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Ummm…we forgot to record the podcast today. Everyone else has already gone to bed or we would be recording now. We will get it recorded and up Tuesday. Apologies for the delay!

From the #esriEdUC

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While many of the thousands of folks who will be in San Diego are arriving today (or have been vacationing) others of us have spent the weekend at various events (survey, executive, etc). I have, as usual, been hanging around the Education User Conference. With over 700 attendees from k-12, higher ed, informal ed, administration […]

Where to find us in San Diego

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With a few thousand of us heading to San Diego I thought I would highlight where we will be during the week in case you want to check out some of the ‘jive we are laying down’. If you are a presenter or company interested in an interview, contact us via email, twitter, or skype […]

Spatial Humanities SIG at ESRIUC

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With interest in the Spatial Humanities, GIS and the Humanities, Geography and Humanities, and other conference names continuing to grow we have put together a Special Interest Group meeting at the ESRI International User Conference to bring together those who are interested in how the humanities can take advantage of spatial concepts. We are going […]