Last week the Open Data product engineering team hosted a live training seminar called “Getting Started with ArcGIS Open Data.” We covered the end-user interface as well as data preperation and site layout customization for providers. You can watch a recorded version by following this link. We were asked many terrific questions during [...]
Last week I was in sunny rainy Charleston, SC attending the National States Geographic Information Council’s annual meeting. NSGIC’s mission is to promote coordination of geospatial activities within and between states and to advocate for effective policy at the national level. I made many connections within the amazing community of professionals who represent 36 [...]
This week is a busy week in DC! We have three events this week at our partner organizations, OpenGov Hub and 1776, including a meet up featuring Esri president and founder Jack Dangermond. Hope to see you there!
Open Data for the People: Mapping and Visualizing Government & NGO Data
Wednesday, September 17th from [...]
We are happy to welcome Carol Li as an intern here this summer, doing user experience testing and design to help us evaluate and design ArcGIS Open Data.
Carol grew up in the southern part of China and graduated from Beijing Forestry University with a degree in Digital Media Arts. She recently earned [...]Continue Reading →
Hardik Shah has joined the team in DC as a UX Design Intern! Hardik received a degree in IT from Mumbai University. He is currently working on a Masters with specialization in Human Computer Interaction at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Hardik likes problem solving and team collaboration in projects. [...]
We love a growing team. Lately the DC team has been on a bit of a growth binge. We’re excited that Erich Rainville is joining up! He’s a local VA Designer/Developer (or “Unicorn”) who has a long history of designing the web. Erich’s worked as a Graphic Designer and Senior Developer, and he’ll be joining [...]Continue Reading →
At the beginning of June, guitar player, lover of music (both country and western), Ruby developer and former resident of Reston VA, Brooks Robertson joined the Esri DC Development Team.
We are really excited to have him on the team. In addition to a flair for travel, he brings 15 years of development [...]Continue Reading →
The Open Data team is growing! Joining our team is Klara Schmitt, User Experience Designer. Klara received a BFA in Web Design and Interactive Media from the Art Institute of Washington.
Klara joins our team as a user experience designer with a passion for 508 compliant development. She will bring a [...]Continue Reading →
I believe that you should truly enjoy the company of the people you work – because you end up spending a majority of your waking time together. Better relationships in the team mean happier people, more creativity, and better work. Building a good team is more important than any particular project and results [...]Continue Reading →
Code coverage tools are an important part of software testing infrastructure, in that they give you insight the areas of your code that area executed during your tests. Coverage is typically reported as a percentages which is great… except what do these numbers really mean?Continue Reading →
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