Carahsoft Geospatial Quarterly Newsletter

The following newsletter summarizes notable news in the government geospatial industry, current events, and provides access to informative and educational events.
Geospatial Customers Have the Upper Hand
By Anthony Calamito, Chief Evangelist, Boundless

As the VP of Product for Boundless, my job involves being in regular contact with our current customers, prospective users, and members of the open source community. Keeping a pulse on what users want (and need) is critical to delivering effective software solutions. And while everyone has a unique perspective on feedback, there are two constants I hear again and again.

Netflix for Geospatial Data has Arrived

The Streamap platform from Terra Pixel enables users to provide open geospatial interfaces to their data without costly integration. Streamap is client agnostic, allowing users to deploy software onsite, on Amazon, or even directly on sensors. 

Watch this brief two-minute video to learn how Streamap by Terra Pixel will efficiently stream hosted geospatial data.

The Evolution of Risk-Management Protocols in Government 
Written by Jessica Giles, Senior Account Manager, Carahsoft

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is the process of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling the activities of an organization in order to minimize the effects of risk on an organization's capital and earnings. The goal is not to completely eliminate risk, but rather to increase risk awareness and prepare for the worst case scenario.

GeoNorth Secures Contract with the State of Alaska to Stream Statewide Digital Mapping Intiative (SDMI) Content

GeoNorth will provide the business and technical services required to ensure that the general public has 24/7 access to the state's SDMI imagery and other ancillary data layers. The SDMI imagery provides a basemap for the entire state and is a critical resource to a wide variety of users supporting a broad range of mapping and analytic applications. 

Infographic: Intelligent Mapmaking with TomTom

Download this complimentary infographic to learn how professional mapmakers and community input come together to form Intelligent Mapmaking. This perfected approach enables TomTom to have a map that is highlighted accurately and up-to-date.

Upcoming Events

Visit the Carahsoft Geospatial Team at booth 859 during the 2017 GEOINT Symposium! The annual symposium is the nation's premier intelligence event, offering a wealth of quality information, cutting-edge technologies, and top-notch activities that keep attendees coming back year after year. 

Unable to attend GEOINT this year? Join us virtually from June 26-29 for a geospatial webinar series that will continue the discussion on topics from GEOINT with thought leaders from the geospatial intelligence industry. Save your spot now!
Check out these great archived webinar recordings that cover everything from risk management to open source GIS. Follow the links to view the archived recordings.
Sword Active Risk Webinar:
September 14,2016

Boundless Webinar:
November 15,2016

Autodesk Webinar:
December 15, 2016

ikeGPS Webinar:
February 28, 2017
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